How Is Technology Changing The Construction Industry

How Is Technology Changing The Construction Industry  The construction industry has evolved significantly since the start of the century and continues to be a highly competitive industry. However, with material and labour costs increasing as a result of macroeconomic events such as Brexit and Covid-19, and with the addition of new regulations such as energy…

Tips & Tricks To Help Operators Manage Covid-19

Tips & Tricks To Help Operators Manage Covid-19 Covid-19 has had a monumental impact on hospitality and travel. We have collated a few tips and tricks to help parties manage operations through this unprecedented time. The following will provide operators with key points that The MRP Group have identified as being the best ways to…

Is This A Moment In Time For Serviced Apartments?

Is This A Moment In Time For Serviced Apartments?   We are all navigating challenging circumstances as a result of the recent Covid-19 pandemic. However, I am optimistic and naturally lean towards seeking the positives in people and situations, which I have demonstrated through my 30+ years in the serviced apartment industry.   To that…

Going Green or Being Cheap

Going Green or Being Cheap – Customers favour businesses with sustainable development programs, make sure they understand yours. Being green is more significant today than ever before. Unfortunately, most attempts to deliver the message have been confused. Guests often perceive that a company’s attempt at reducing its carbon footprint is just a thinly veiled attempt…

New Liverpool Serviced Apartment Brought Live

The MRP Group are proud to announce that Project Fleet in Liverpool is now Live to the market, and looking for an operator. Located within walking distance of Central Station in the Ropewalks Quarter, this is a 52 unit boutique Aparthotel, consisting of artfully furnished studios and terraced penthouses. Additionally, the Aparthotel will have a…

New Logo For The MRP Group

On our recent away day, part of the agenda was to establish a clear statement that was core to The MRP Group’s objectives. Something that defined our mission and what we brought to the industry. After a lot of deliberation, we decided that Catalysers, Initiators, Market Creators was the message that defined us the best.…

Shrinking rooms sizes

Variety of room size is key to sector growth, and if the consumer is willing to adapt, so should brands. Over the last two years, I have been invited to see many new prototypes of proposed rooms within the sector; these range from 20m2 to 60m2. A question that I’m often asked is at what…

Leicester Aparthotel Signed

The MRP Group are excited to announce that Project 1919, a luxury Serviced Apartment building in Leicester has signed Heads of Terms. This is a 120 unit Aparthotel in the cultural hub of Leicester, the site will benefit from additional commercial space at the back of the property. The Serviced Apartment will encompass a range…

Supporting Partners for Change Ethiopia

On Friday 28th June, The MRP Group attended a gathering for PFC Ethiopia at the Bel and Dragon in Cookham. We got to meet all the fantastic Junior PFC Ethiopia Ambassadors raising money for Gende Tesfa Breakfast Club. The Junior Ambassadors were shocked to learn that their friends in Gende Tesfa were going to school…

New Liverpool Aparthotel Coming Soon

The MRP Group are happy to announce the reveal of the upcoming Project Fleet in Liverpool. Located within walking distance of Central Station in the Ropewalks Quarter, this is a 52 unit boutique aparthotel, consisting of artfully furnished studios and terraced penthouses. Additionally, the aparthotel will have a private resident’s gym, café and restaurant. The…

New Lease of Life For London Serviced Apartment Building

The MRP Group and Saxbury are consulting with Glenwell Group on their recent acquisition of a prime Asset in London with huge redevelopment potential. Situated on the edge of the square mile, Project Vogue at 92 Middlesex Street has recently obtained C1 planning approval and will soon be redeveloped to provide circa 93 units, with associated amenity space…

First Falmouth Aparthotel Under Offer

The MRP Group are pleased to announce that Project Eden, a boutique serviced apartment and aparthotel development site is now under offer. Located in a central position of the Falmouth, Project Eden will be developed to provide 19 units featuring a mix of one and two bedroom apartments alongside ground floor office space. The MRP…

Workforce Training & Development Is Essential

Lack of investment in workforce training and development will leave a massive gap in meeting hospitality labour requirements. Let’s face it; the UK hasn’t got the best track record in the service elements of many industries, in particular, the hospitality sector. The last stats I read suggest that over 60% of the UK’s hospitality workforce…