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Vita Student in £600 Million Institutional Sale

Exterior of Vita Student Edinburgh. This was one of the residences purchased by asset management fund DWS as part of a £600 million deal. The deal, struck with asset management fund DWS, underlines the strength of the UK’s leading PBSA brand, and is also a huge vote of confidence in the UK’s student property sector.   Vita Group, Select Property Group’s sister company, has completed the sale of eight Vita Student residences to asset management fund DWS Group for... Read more »

Property Investors in UK Make Their Move as Pound Falls Sharply

UK property investment just got even more affordable for overseas investors, as the pound dropped to a 28-month low against the dollar following the renewed possibility of a no-deal Brexit. Find out what this means for you - and why now is a good time to invest. UK property investment just got even more affordable for overseas investors, as the pound dropped to a 28-month low against the dollar following the renewed possibility of a no-deal Brexit. Find out what this means for you - and why now is a good time to invest.   Summary: Sterling dropped to a 28-month low... Read more »

New PM Backs Huge Rail Investment for Manchester & Northern England

Boris Johnson has declared he will invest in a new high-speed rail line between Manchester and Leeds, with investment set to "turbo-charge the economy" of local communities. How will this growth impact Manchester's property market?

Boris Johnson has declared he will invest in a new high-speed rail line between Manchester and Leeds, with investment set to “turbo-charge the economy” of local communities. How will this growth impact Manchester’s property market? Summary: New UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has pledged to fund a new high-speed rail line connecting Manchester with Leeds… 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 »

Why South African Investors Are Diversifying with UK Property

Why South African Investors Are Diversifying with UK Property Ahead of elections, and with the ongoing economic negativity, many investors in South Africa are taking action by moving their money abroad. Here's why property in the UK can help you to reduce your portfolio's risk and grow your wealth in the long-term. This election could prove critical for South Africa’s economic future. South African’s... Read more »

Here’s Why Gulf Investors Are Buying UK Property

Here's Why Gulf Investors Are Buying UK Property As the real estate market in the Middle East stabilises, Gulf investors are diversifying their property investment portfolios and flowing their money into the UK real estate market. GCC nations including Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain have all invested in several UK real estate assets in the past few years due to their strong yield... Read more »

Pound falls to 20-month low – time for UK property investors to act?

Pound falls to 20-month low - time for UK property investors to act? Following the postponement of a crucial Brexit deal vote by the UK government, the pound has fallen close to its lowest value against the US dollar since April 2017 - and this creates a significant opportunity for international investors to buy UK real estate. What’s happened? On Monday 10th December, UK Prime Minister Theresa May... Read more »