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Spotlight: World Student Housing – 2017/18 – Savills

Retrieved from https://www.savills.co.uk/research_articles/229130/220689-0 There are huge opportunities for investors who can successfully navigate local markets to deliver new student housing Records were broken once again in 2016, when global investment into Student Housing topped $16bn. Institutional investors, sovereign wealth and pension funds snapped up portfolios in a global search for scale and income producing investments in … Continue reading Spotlight: World Student Housing – 2017/18 – Savills

Is Student Accommodation a Good Investment? By Experience Invest

Retrieved from:  http://experienceinvest.com/is-student-accommodation-a-good-investment/ Since 2011, the UK’s student accommodation investment market has emerged as a top performing asset class. As more investors enter the sector – £3.1 billion was invested in 2016 alone – a new guide has been launched that answers the question is student accommodation a good investment in 2018? There are a … Continue reading Is Student Accommodation a Good Investment? By Experience Invest

Tinie Tempah sets his sights on designing university accommodation: ‘It’s important to use your voice’

From London Evening Standard http://www.standard.co.uk/showbiz/tinie-tempah-sets-his-sights-on-designing-university-accommodation-it-s-important-to-use-your-voice-a3590636.html  He’s known for his residencies in Ibiza, not his halls of residence. But Tinie Tempah is gearing up to put his own brand of cool on university accommodation — meaning students could find themselves stirring baked beans in a kitchen designed by the hip hop star. The Pass Out singer, real … Continue reading Tinie Tempah sets his sights on designing university accommodation: ‘It’s important to use your voice’

Palatinate investigates the rise of Purpose Built Student Accommodation in Durham and its criticisms

The City of Durham has seen a sharp increase in the construction of Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) in recent years, with a staggering number opening across the Viaduct, Claypath, and Gilesgate Bank areas. Further PBSA projects are in development, with two schemes being built at the bottom of Claypath as well as the redevelopment … Continue reading Palatinate investigates the rise of Purpose Built Student Accommodation in Durham and its criticisms

Student housing tempts wealthy investors

From The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/may/26/student-housing-tempts-wealthy-investors Some of the world’s richest people and sovereign wealth funds are turning their attention to student housing, with the increasingly luxurious and expensive purpose-built accommodation becoming regarded as a must-have part of their investment portfolio. Investor demand for student accommodation blocks is so strong that some potential buyers were forced to stand … Continue reading Student housing tempts wealthy investors

NSHEP Founders Research Available on Kindle

A collection of academic studies undertaken by the authors for postgraduate qualifications from the School of the Built Environment at the University of Salford, in Manchester. They were written between 2013 and 2017 and it is intended that a postscript will be added periodically in a similar style to keep the works updated. The works … Continue reading NSHEP Founders Research Available on Kindle

Fire Safety in Student Homes by Luxury Student Homes

When it comes to fire statistics, student households are far more likely to catch fire than regular households. There are several reasons for this, partly because students can typically more laid back when it comes to safety and keeping the house free of fire hazards. We take fire safety extremely seriously at LSH, so please read … Continue reading Fire Safety in Student Homes by Luxury Student Homes