11/2019

Property & Real Estate Startups

Property startups tracked through the UK.

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STARTUPS Born Last Month

7071

Amazingly, the number of new businesses created stayed exactly the same at 7,071 between September and October.

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

Evaluating the entrepreneurial sectors in Property & Real Estate for recent startup births. Change indicators show percentage difference between the two periods displayed for actual numbers recorded.
SectorOctoberSeptember
Other letting and operating of own or leased real estate2785 2785
Buying and selling of own real estate1880 1880
Management of real estate on a fee or contract basis852 852
Residents property management808 808
Real estate agencies469 469
Renting and operating of Housing Association real estate205 205
Activities of real estate investment trusts72 72

UK REGIONS FOR Property ACTIVITY

London18.47%
Anglia8.51%
Midlands8.40%
North West8.03%
South East7.58%
South Central7.01%
North East6.05%
South West4.29%
Scotland3.14%
Wales1.81%
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.

PROPERTY13.41%
PROPERTIES9.69%
MANAGEMENT6.24%
INVESTMENTS4.26%
HOLDINGS2.55%
HOMES2.32%
ESTATES2.14%
GROUP2.12%
DEVELOPMENTS1.75%
INVESTMENT1.64%
SERVICES1.56%
ESTATE1.50%
ROAD1.24%
LETTINGS1.22%
SOLUTIONS1.22%
HOUSE1.05%
REAL< 1%
LONDON< 1%
CAPITAL< 1%
HOUSING< 1%
FREEHOLD< 1%
PARK< 1%
COURT< 1%
RESIDENTIAL< 1%
LANE< 1%
HOME< 1%
NORTH< 1%
SOURCING< 1%
DEVELOPMENT< 1%
LIVING< 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

Mr62.35%
Mrs16.14%
Unknown8.87%
Ms5.27%
Miss5.18%
Dr1.98%
Lord0.05%
Reverend0.05%
Captain0.03%
Madam0.03%
Professor0.03%
Mister0.02%

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.

31-4029.87%
41-5026.08%
51-6017.65%
21-3015.58%
Over 609.38%
Under 211.44%

Experience

The average number of active directorships held by this sample is 1.5 (nationally for the same period it’s 1.27)
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.