08/2019

Property & Real Estate Startups

Property startups tracked through the UK.

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STARTUPS Born Last Month

7878

Total new company registrations climbed from 6,458 to 7,878 between June and July.

The Property Industry

As to be expected, the property and real estate sector is a major part of the economy and tops most of our city guides.

For the purpose of our analysis we’ve grouped 10 SIC codes together covering most of the real estate industry (management, letting, investment). If you need more specifics or are interested how we can help you market to the sector – please get in touch.

REAL ESTATE & PROPERTY Startup SIC Codes Analysed

Tracking the entrepreneurial sectors in Property & Real Estate for recent startups. Change indicators show percentage difference between the two periods displayed for actual numbers recorded.
SectorJulyJune
Other letting and operating of own or leased real estate3026 ▲24%2449
Buying and selling of own real estate2218 ▲26%1757
Management of real estate on a fee or contract basis925 ▲14%808
Residents property management904 ▲16%782
Real estate agencies503 ▲25%401
Renting and operating of Housing Association real estate228 ▲23%186
Activities of real estate investment trusts74 ▼-1%75

UK REGIONS FOR Property ACTIVITY

London19.51%
Anglia8.31%
North West7.92%
South East7.83%
Midlands7.68%
South Central7.36%
North East6.11%
South West3.94%
Scotland2.44%
Wales1.95%
Northern Ireland< 1%

Popular Words used iN the Real Estate sector

We analysed the words used in company names across the sector for the month. Percentages represent the frequency of use of that particular word.

PROPERTY13.79%
PROPERTIES9.46%
MANAGEMENT5.85%
INVESTMENTS4.38%
HOLDINGS3.16%
ESTATES2.26%
GROUP2.21%
HOMES1.90%
INVESTMENT1.50%
ESTATE1.42%
SERVICES1.36%
DEVELOPMENTS1.35%
ROAD1.31%
SOLUTIONS1.26%
LETTINGS1.04%
HOUSE1.00%
REAL< 1%
CAPITAL< 1%
STREET< 1%
COURT< 1%
HOUSING< 1%
FREEHOLD< 1%
DEVELOPMENT< 1%
LONDON< 1%
PARK< 1%
SOURCING< 1%
RESIDENTIAL< 1%
LANE< 1%
LIVING< 1%
ASSETS< 1%
Startups Analysed By Industry

Director Profiles

Honorific Titles

Percentage frequency of different titles used by directors starting companies in the period. We can reasonably assume that the majority of “Mr” are male, and “Miss,Ms or Mrs” are female, thereby giving us a male / female ratio of .

M/F Ratio

1:1

Mr63.84%
Mrs15.40%
Unknown8.78%
Miss5.37%
Ms4.80%
Dr1.70%
Lord0.03%
Me0.03%
Rev0.03%
Sir0.03%

Age & EXPERIENCE

These are the approximate age ranges for the directors who are involved with the companies started in the period, along with the average number of directorships held when they started their new business.

31-4030.11%
41-5025.54%
51-6017.94%
21-3015.17%
Over 609.90%
Under 211.34%

Experience

The average number of active directorships held by this sample is 1.56 (nationally for the same period it’s 1.3)
Sample Size

199

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More UK STartup Resources

See our growing data sets on other regions and sectors. In most reports we track numbers of startups, experience and age of the Directors and try to get a handle on the male / female balance of Directors.