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About us

BONARD is a market intelligence and advisory firm specialising in rented residential asset classes, incl. student housing, micro-living, co-living and senior living.

 

Since we began in 2007, we have become the go-to address for institutions, investors, developers and operators by leveraging our global knowledge and connections to help them understand and succeed in these sectors.

 

 

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260 Data Sources

We monitor and use

356 Conferences Participated

By our team

 

20 Years of Data

Historical track record about international students

1,100 Individual Meetings

With industry stakeholders conducted annually

20,000 Stakeholders

Interviewed annually

260 Data Sources

We monitor and use

356 Conferences Participated

By our team

20 Years of Data

Historical track record about international students

1,100 Individual Meetings

With industry stakeholders conducted annually

20,000 Stakeholders

Interviewed annually

Services

International Education

Are you a government, destination, association or education provider interested in research, data, and solutions on student mobility, strategic development, internationalisation, recruitment or marketing? Click here for more information.

 

Student Housing

If you are an investor, bank, fund, asset manager, developer, or operator interested in research, data, and solutions on supply, demand, prices or pipeline, click here for more information.

 

International Education

Are you a government, destination, association or education provider interested in research, data, and solutions on student mobility, strategic development, internationalisation, recruitment or marketing? Click here for more information.

 

Student Housing

If you are an investor, bank, fund, asset manager, developer, or operator interested in research, data, and solutions on supply, demand, prices or pipeline, click here for more information.

 

The latest market presentations

How has student recruitment in China changed?

Watch the recording and learn from our long-term China market experts Igor Skibickij, BONARD’s COO and Grace Zhu, China branch manager at BONARD, who presented the latest market data and insights, with practical tips and tricks on current student recruitment in China.

Student Housing Report: Update on Yields, Deals, Rents & Occupancies

During her session, Julia Momotiuk, Head of Rented Residential at BONARD, focused on the impact of the pandemic as well as recent developments in the purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) sector across continental Europe

Student housing in post-pandemic times

BONARD and other leading industry experts representing hundreds of thousands of PBSA beds globally shared their unique views at the event hosted by Real Asset Live:

Student Housing in Latin America 2021: Demand, Supply, Pipeline, Investments

BONARD organized an investment webinar focused on the latest data on demand, supply, rent levels, provision rate, pipeline and deals – all specific to Student Housing in the LATAM region.

Student Housing in Poland & CEE Data, Deals, Banking, Opportunities

BONARD organized the session specific in terms of the region so as to offer more detailed content, providing more statistics and analysis about the market to provide a deeper dive and more investor insights into Poland and CEE.

China Agent Market Annual Update 2021 – Qingdao City

Following our recent China agent market webinar, during which BONARD presented in depth market intelligence on the cities of Hangzhou, Chengdu and Shenyang, our local China research team has prepared another city market release of Nanjing.

IEAA Marketing and Recruitment Virtual Forum 2021

Bonard’s COO Igor Skibickij spoke at IEAA Marketing and Recruitment Forum 2021.

REFI Europe Webinar: Senior Living

Julia Momotiuk, Head of Rented Residential at BONARD opened up the session presenting preliminary data from the upcoming Senior Living Maret Report: The United Kingdom

China Agent Market Annual Update 2021 – Nanjing City

Following our recent China agent market webinar, during which BONARD presented in depth market intelligence on the cities of Hangzhou, Chengdu and Shenyang, our local China research team has prepared another city market release of Nanjing.

The UK Senior Living Market Report

Request the first-of-its-kind report on assisted living market in the UK. The report will be released soon.

China Agent Market 2021 Annual Update: Top 10 New Tier 1 Cities to Develop

In its 3rd annual China agent market report (since 2019), BONARD has cherry-picked the top 10 New Tier 1 cities in China for an in-depth focus.

Investing in Germany: Senior Living

Among other industry experts, Samuel Vetrak, CEO at BONARD, joined the panel to analyse the market through the lens of the recently released German Senior Living Market Report, conducted by BONARD and Mozaïc Asset Management.

GRI Walks 2021

International Student Accommodation virtual event, organized by International Education Association of Australia (IEAA), various experts met and shared their international and domestic views in the student housing and international education sector.

China student recruitment in 2021: market update & strategy

In the first webinar dedicated to China’s education market outlook for 2021, Igor Skibickij (BONARD) and Jon Santangelo (BOSSA) jointly presented the results of big data gathered by BONARD and BOSSA.

Student Housing Annual Report 2020

Request the highly-awaited Student Housing Annual Report 2020 highlighting the asset class’ resilient and counter-cyclical nature backed by strong fundamentals.

Property Week – Student Accommodation Conference

We had the opportunity to hear from true PBSA experts who shared their opinions on how to make something better in the student housing field. 

IEAA Webinar 2020

International Student Accommodation virtual event, organized by International Education Association of Australia (IEAA), various experts met and shared their international and domestic views in the student housing and international education sector.

European Outlook 2021 – Germany

Real Asset Media hosted a virtual European Outlook 2021 – Germany. The discussion was focused on the macro-economic factors influencing Germany and the main European markets in 2021.

The CEE Summit 2020

Our CEO Samuel Vetrak joined CEE Summit 2020 hosted by Real Asset Media. This virtual event brought together global investors and CEE market leaders actively involved in the CEE.

The CLASS Conference 2020

We are pleased to share our summary of what happened in the PBSA market in 2020, as well as what can be expected in 2021 in terms of investments and operations, as a result of our joint research project with The Class of 2020.

Student Housing Conference FLLT- Forum for Leaders in Language Trave – UK, Europe and Global Markets

This November The Forum for Leaders in Language Travel hosted a virtual conference for language schools and agents. 

Senior Living Market Report Germany 2020

Download the first-of-its-kind report on assisted living market in Germany, presented during the session organised by Real Asset Investment Briefings on November 12, 2020.

Building digital presence in China to attract students

In an effort to help education providers understand student recruitment opportunities in the Chinese digital space, BONARD organized a webinar focusing on Building digital presence in China to attract students.

REALX: Financing for student housing

Our CEO Samuel Vetrak has presented some key data and insights at REALX event focusing on “Financing opportunities in student housing.” The presentation was followed with discussion by the panellists from various financing sectors.

CEE Property Forum 2020: Student housing update

Stefan Kolibar, our Head of Marketing presented our latest data update on Student Housing in the CEE countries

How has student recruitment in China changed?

Watch the recording and learn from our long-term China market experts Igor Skibickij, BONARD’s COO and Grace Zhu, China branch manager at BONARD, who presented the latest market data and insights, with practical tips and tricks on current student recruitment in China.

Student Housing Report: Update on Yields, Deals, Rents & Occupancies

During her session, Julia Momotiuk, Head of Rented Residential at BONARD, focused on the impact of the pandemic as well as recent developments in the purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) sector across continental Europe

Student housing in post-pandemic times

BONARD and other leading industry experts representing hundreds of thousands of PBSA beds globally shared their unique views at the event hosted by Real Asset Live:

Student Housing in Latin America 2021: Demand, Supply, Pipeline, Investments

BONARD organized an investment webinar focused on the latest data on demand, supply, rent levels, provision rate, pipeline and deals – all specific to Student Housing in the LATAM region.

Student Housing in Poland & CEE Data, Deals, Banking, Opportunities

BONARD organized the session specific in terms of the region so as to offer more detailed content, providing more statistics and analysis about the market to provide a deeper dive and more investor insights into Poland and CEE.

China Agent Market Annual Update 2021 – Qingdao City

Following our recent China agent market webinar, during which BONARD presented in depth market intelligence on the cities of Hangzhou, Chengdu and Shenyang, our local China research team has prepared another city market release of Nanjing.

IEAA Marketing and Recruitment Virtual Forum 2021

Bonard’s COO Igor Skibickij spoke at IEAA Marketing and Recruitment Forum 2021.

REFI Europe Webinar: Senior Living

Julia Momotiuk, Head of Rented Residential at BONARD opened up the session presenting preliminary data from the upcoming Senior Living Maret Report: The United Kingdom

China Agent Market Annual Update 2021 – Nanjing City

Following our recent China agent market webinar, during which BONARD presented in depth market intelligence on the cities of Hangzhou, Chengdu and Shenyang, our local China research team has prepared another city market release of Nanjing.

The UK Senior Living Market Report

Request the first-of-its-kind report on assisted living market in the UK. The report will be released soon.

China Agent Market 2021 Annual Update: Top 10 New Tier 1 Cities to Develop

In its 3rd annual China agent market report (since 2019), BONARD has cherry-picked the top 10 New Tier 1 cities in China for an in-depth focus.

Investing in Germany: Senior Living

Among other industry experts, Samuel Vetrak, CEO at BONARD, joined the panel to analyse the market through the lens of the recently released German Senior Living Market Report, conducted by BONARD and Mozaïc Asset Management.

GRI Walks 2021

International Student Accommodation virtual event, organized by International Education Association of Australia (IEAA), various experts met and shared their international and domestic views in the student housing and international education sector.

China student recruitment in 2021: market update & strategy

In the first webinar dedicated to China’s education market outlook for 2021, Igor Skibickij (BONARD) and Jon Santangelo (BOSSA) jointly presented the results of big data gathered by BONARD and BOSSA.

Student Housing Annual Report 2020

Request the highly-awaited Student Housing Annual Report 2020 highlighting the asset class’ resilient and counter-cyclical nature backed by strong fundamentals.

Property Week – Student Accommodation Conference

We had the opportunity to hear from true PBSA experts who shared their opinions on how to make something better in the student housing field. 

IEAA Webinar 2020

International Student Accommodation virtual event, organized by International Education Association of Australia (IEAA), various experts met and shared their international and domestic views in the student housing and international education sector.

European Outlook 2021 – Germany

Real Asset Media hosted a virtual European Outlook 2021 – Germany. The discussion was focused on the macro-economic factors influencing Germany and the main European markets in 2021.

The CEE Summit 2020

Our CEO Samuel Vetrak joined CEE Summit 2020 hosted by Real Asset Media. This virtual event brought together global investors and CEE market leaders actively involved in the CEE.

The CLASS Conference 2020

We are pleased to share our summary of what happened in the PBSA market in 2020, as well as what can be expected in 2021 in terms of investments and operations, as a result of our joint research project with The Class of 2020.

Student Housing Conference FLLT- Forum for Leaders in Language Trave – UK, Europe and Global Markets

This November The Forum for Leaders in Language Travel hosted a virtual conference for language schools and agents. 

Senior Living Market Report Germany 2020

Download the first-of-its-kind report on assisted living market in Germany, presented during the session organised by Real Asset Investment Briefings on November 12, 2020.

Building digital presence in China to attract students

In an effort to help education providers understand student recruitment opportunities in the Chinese digital space, BONARD organized a webinar focusing on Building digital presence in China to attract students.

REALX: Financing for student housing

Our CEO Samuel Vetrak has presented some key data and insights at REALX event focusing on “Financing opportunities in student housing.” The presentation was followed with discussion by the panellists from various financing sectors.

CEE Property Forum 2020: Student housing update

Stefan Kolibar, our Head of Marketing presented our latest data update on Student Housing in the CEE countries

Clients

Student Housing

Governments & Destinations

Associations

Education Providers

Press

Consolidation in English language travel: how Covid-19 has changed the market supply

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced many English language schools to close or temporarily stop offering their services to international students in the wake of travel restrictions.

StudyTravel: AUS$2.7 billion ELICOS-related loss from Australia’s closed borders

Australia’s closed borders have caused a AUS$2.7 billion loss for the Australian economy based on the 2020 decline in ELICOS English language students, according to research released this week by English Australia, with bigger losses expected to follow.

BONARD Blog Series #3: PBSA Amenities & Operation

In our latest edition of the BONARD Blog Series focused on private purpose-built student...

Anima Education, VBI Real Estate and Uliving partner to develop and operate a student housing portfolio of 5,000 beds in Brazil

São Paulo, July 29th 2021 – Anima Holding S.A. (“Anima Education”), an authorized publicly listed company, has signed, on this date, an exclusive agreement with VBI Real Estate (“VBI”), investment fund manager focused on the Brazilian real estate market, to develop a portfolio of student housing that reaches 5,000 beds, with an investment forecast of up to R$ 800 million in the next seven years by VBI.

Exame Invest: Ensino fluido – Ânima investe até R$ 800 mi para unir casa e campus

A Ânima Educação (ANIM3), uma das principais organizações educacionais de ensino superior do País, anuncia nesta quarta-feira, 28, um investimento de 800 milhões de reais para entrar no mercado de moradias estudantis para universitários.

Consolidation in English language travel: how Covid-19 has changed the market supply

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced many English language schools to close or temporarily stop offering their services to international students in the wake of travel restrictions.

StudyTravel: AUS$2.7 billion ELICOS-related loss from Australia’s closed borders

Australia’s closed borders have caused a AUS$2.7 billion loss for the Australian economy based on the 2020 decline in ELICOS English language students, according to research released this week by English Australia, with bigger losses expected to follow.

BONARD Blog Series #3: PBSA Amenities & Operation

In our latest edition of the BONARD Blog Series focused on private purpose-built student...

Anima Education, VBI Real Estate and Uliving partner to develop and operate a student housing portfolio of 5,000 beds in Brazil

São Paulo, July 29th 2021 – Anima Holding S.A. (“Anima Education”), an authorized publicly listed company, has signed, on this date, an exclusive agreement with VBI Real Estate (“VBI”), investment fund manager focused on the Brazilian real estate market, to develop a portfolio of student housing that reaches 5,000 beds, with an investment forecast of up to R$ 800 million in the next seven years by VBI.

Exame Invest: Ensino fluido – Ânima investe até R$ 800 mi para unir casa e campus

A Ânima Educação (ANIM3), uma das principais organizações educacionais de ensino superior do País, anuncia nesta quarta-feira, 28, um investimento de 800 milhões de reais para entrar no mercado de moradias estudantis para universitários.

Testimonials

“The team of Bonard under the leadership of Samuel Vetrak is always dedicated and eager to help us understand markets that are often under-documented. From quick scans or full in-depth reports, information is provided quickly and with tips for who-to-talk-to stakeholders."

Frank Uffen
The Student Hotel

"The Trade Mission format is actually ideal, because it’s a niche that nobody else really fulfils… we had twenty of some of the country’s best educational institutions participating, we matched them with the best agents out there through Bonard’s research."

Gonzalo Peralta
Languages Canada

“Naturally, we cannot yet predict the future outcome of our mission here in Ukraine, but it went really well, and we see this as building a strong foundation for the continuation of our relations with Ukraine, and in building the connections which will help attract Ukrainian students to Alberta, starting at the K-12 level…”

Waldemar Riemer
Study Alberta

"Bonard has arranged our recent China exploration trip to network with prospective agents and institution partners in Tier 2 cities. SM staff were very professional and helpful when making initial connections and provided ground support during travel.
They have great market intelligence of the Chinese market, which helped us to enter the market in a very cost-effective way."

Saurabh Vashisht
Medicine Hat College

"Bonard has arranged our recent China exploration trip to network with prospective agents and institution partners in Tier 2 cities. SM staff were very professional and helpful when making initial connections and provided ground support during travel.
They have great market intelligence of the Chinese market, which helped us to enter the market in a very cost-effective way."

Saurabh Vashisht
Medicine Hat College

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