Category: Student Property Investment

Student Property Investment in Cardiff: Quality PBSA Needed Now

Cardiff Bay, Cardiff. New figures reveal the level of poor quality student accommodation in the city. PBSA is the strongest student property investment in Cardiff investors can make right now.

As new figures reveal the poor standard of student property currently available in Cardiff, should more high-quality purpose-built student accommodation be prioritised in a city with a rising number of international students? Summary: Electrical hazards and fire risks are among the many issues posed by student homes of multiple occupancy (HMOs) in Cardiff New figures… Read more »

Key UK Property Investment Sectors to Quadruple in Value

Key UK Property Investment Sectors to Quadruple in Value

A new report estimates the purpose-built student accommodation, build-to-rent residential and retirement sectors will eventually reach a combined value of £880 billion, as private and institutional investors from around identify the huge opportunity in these assets. Summary: Three of the UK’s biggest purpose-built property sectors are forecast to rise in value by four times their… Read more »

New Visa Proposal to Further Drive UK Student Property Demand?

New Visa Proposal to Further Drive UK Student Property Demand? Home Secretary Sajid Javid has backed calls to lift post-study work restrictions for international students in the UK, which would enable graduates to stay in Britain for up to 2-years post-graduation. Summary: Calls to help international students to stay in the UK for longer following their studies have been given the support of Home Secretary... Read more »

Brexit Is Not Holding Back UK Student Property Growth, New Report Finds

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Student accommodation in the UK remains positive – and the future outlook reveals optimism in spite of Brexit concerns. Summary: The value of the UK PBSA sector continues to grow with an estimated value of £53 billion by 2019 2018 was a strong year for the UK’s PBSA sector, with the cumulative value of investment… Read more »

UK Property Remains Attractive Despite Brexit Concerns, New Research Finds

UK Property Remains Attractive Despite Brexit Concerns, New Research Finds

Despite wider economic uncertainty caused by Brexit, a new survey suggests that investors are not shying away from the UK’s property market and won’t be changing their investment motives. Summary: New research suggests that the majority of British property investors have not let Brexit impact their investment decisions Market Financial Solutions say that “Brexit-fatigue” has… Read more »

More UK Student Property Investment Needed, New Report Finds

More UK Student Property Investment Needed, New Report Finds

As new survey reveals the level of poor-quality accommodation many students in the UK must live in, does it further underline the need to provide the type of premium, purpose-built student property demanded in key UK university cities?   Summary: Four in 10 students in the UK renting a property in the country’s private rented… Read more »

UK’s student property sector to hit £53 billion value in 2019

UK's student property sector to hit £53 billion value in 2019

The country’s purpose-built student accommodation market continues to see a sustained demand from investors across the world, with 2019 forecast to be another huge year for investment.   Summary: Knight Frank forecasts the UK’s purpose-built student accommodation sector to reach a total value of £53 billion (USD 68.2 billion) by the end of 2019 Large… Read more »

UK student property investment: Location number one priority for students

UK student property investment: Location number one priority for students

The largest-ever survey of British student accommodation has found that location is the key driver of happiness among those living in purpose-built student accommodation, underlining the need for investors to focus on prime sites in tier one university cities.   Summary: Location, along with quality and the ability to live with friends, were ranked as… Read more »