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About us

BONARD is a market intelligence and advisory firm specialising in international education and the rented residential asset class, 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

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

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.

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:

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.

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.

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

LD Events: Student Housing Conference – UK, Europe and Global Markets

We are pleased that our CEO Samuel Vetrak had an opportunity to present the latest global student mobility and PBSA data, trends and happenings with particular focus on European markets.

RealX: Student Housing Presentation – Samuel Vetrak, CEO, Bonard

Samuel Vetrak, CEO of BONARD, has presented key data and insights for student housing asset class in Europe for the upcoming academic year 2020/21. The data were presented on the RealX: Student Housing webinar organised by Real Asset Investment Briefings.

Navigating through 2020: Australia’s position and latest source market performance

Brett Blacker, CEO at English Australia and Patrik Pavlacic, Head of Research at BONARD presented the first Quarterly ELICOS Market Insight.

The Urban Developer Co-living and Build-to-Rent vSummit

Samuel Vetrak, CEO of Bonard, has presented key findings and news for student housing market in Europe for 2020/2021.

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

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.

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:

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.

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.

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

LD Events: Student Housing Conference – UK, Europe and Global Markets

We are pleased that our CEO Samuel Vetrak had an opportunity to present the latest global student mobility and PBSA data, trends and happenings with particular focus on European markets.

RealX: Student Housing Presentation – Samuel Vetrak, CEO, Bonard

Samuel Vetrak, CEO of BONARD, has presented key data and insights for student housing asset class in Europe for the upcoming academic year 2020/21. The data were presented on the RealX: Student Housing webinar organised by Real Asset Investment Briefings.

Navigating through 2020: Australia’s position and latest source market performance

Brett Blacker, CEO at English Australia and Patrik Pavlacic, Head of Research at BONARD presented the first Quarterly ELICOS Market Insight.

The Urban Developer Co-living and Build-to-Rent vSummit

Samuel Vetrak, CEO of Bonard, has presented key findings and news for student housing market in Europe for 2020/2021.

Clients

Governments & Destinations

Associations

Education Providers

Student Housing

Press

StudyTravel: Growth potential in China’s ‘New Tier 1’ cities

A new report has focussed on the size, development and potential of the agency sector in China’s ‘New Tier 1 cities’ as well as the impact of Covid-19 on operations and differences in destinations and programmes promoted.

ICEF Monitor: Student accommodation executives expect a strong – if unpredictable – fall 2021

Student housing bookings are up for fall 2021, according to leading purpose-build student accommodation (PBSA) CEOs who participated in last week’s online Real Asset Media’s Student Housing in Post-Pandemic Times webinar.

StudyTravel: Canada’s language sector set for recovery, entry conditions a barrier

Canada’s English and French language sectors are well positioned for steady growth when language study mobility more fully resumes, but a relaxation of entry conditions and faster visa processes would help to facilitate recovery, according to surveys of members schools and agencies commissioned by Languages Canada.

The PieNews: Canada: language programs “well positioned” for growth

Canada’s English and French language education sector will make a steady recovery over the next two years, research carried out by Bonard on behalf of Languages Canada has found. 

The PieNews: UK ELT sees 83.6% student drop in 2020

English UK member schools enrolled 83.6% fewer students in 2020 than the previous year as they hosted a total of 83,446 full-time students, which the organisation says is a “more devastating effect” than previously believed.

StudyTravel: Growth potential in China’s ‘New Tier 1’ cities

A new report has focussed on the size, development and potential of the agency sector in China’s ‘New Tier 1 cities’ as well as the impact of Covid-19 on operations and differences in destinations and programmes promoted.

ICEF Monitor: Student accommodation executives expect a strong – if unpredictable – fall 2021

Student housing bookings are up for fall 2021, according to leading purpose-build student accommodation (PBSA) CEOs who participated in last week’s online Real Asset Media’s Student Housing in Post-Pandemic Times webinar.

StudyTravel: Canada’s language sector set for recovery, entry conditions a barrier

Canada’s English and French language sectors are well positioned for steady growth when language study mobility more fully resumes, but a relaxation of entry conditions and faster visa processes would help to facilitate recovery, according to surveys of members schools and agencies commissioned by Languages Canada.

The PieNews: Canada: language programs “well positioned” for growth

Canada’s English and French language education sector will make a steady recovery over the next two years, research carried out by Bonard on behalf of Languages Canada has found. 

The PieNews: UK ELT sees 83.6% student drop in 2020

English UK member schools enrolled 83.6% fewer students in 2020 than the previous year as they hosted a total of 83,446 full-time students, which the organisation says is a “more devastating effect” than previously believed.

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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