Category: Vita Student Brand

Buy-to-let property main pension stream for more UK landlords

Buy-to-let property main pension stream for more UK landlords

With pension reforms expected to create a new wave of investors, it would appear that property is already the main pension fund for many existing landlords. Summary: New research has found that 70% of younger landlords regard their buy-to-let property as their only pension fund 28% of existing landlords plan to expand their property portfolio… Read more »

Experience-led student property in demand- Sunday Investor

Experience-led student property in demand- Sunday Investor

Publication of The Times’ Higher Education Student Experience survey underlines students want more from their time at uni – including their accommodation. It’s generally said that, for many students, going to university will provide them with a lifetime of memories, as well as the keys to their future career. When it comes to choosing a… Read more »

A £9bn student property investment? Not nearly enough

Vita Student at First Street, Manchester has grand opening

Vita Student CEO Trevor Moore discusses the need for more PBSA investment: “Student property investment is no longer an alternative asset class. It is not even a mainstream investment staple. Put simply, student property investment is a necessity.”  Figures released last week show purpose-built student accommodation – or PBSA as it’s known – continues to… Read more »

Global student market to drive student property investment

Global student market to drive student property investment

UK students welcome the influx of international peers – will this encourage more overseas students and what will this mean for student property investment? Summary: A survey of 500 UCAS applicants has found that prospective domestic students believe that the influence of international students will enhance their overall university experience 85% believe that studying alongside… Read more »

Pension 2015 Freedom day – Retirees need to be trusted

Pensioners need to be trusted to make the right decision for them

“Both property providers and fund managers can explain the virtues of their respective investments, but it will be the retiree holding the chequebook who makes the ultimate decision.” Select Property Group Director, Giles Beswick, discusses why pensions 2015 freedom changes should be viewed in a positive light. I could give you a dictionary and you’d still struggle… Read more »

Student property investment is favoured by 68% of landlords

Student property investment is favoured by 68% of landlords

Student property investment is favoured by existing landlords and those looking for a new property investment to add to their portfolio. Summary: UK property owners prefer to rent their assets to students Almost unanimously, landlords report that students make good tenants Much of the stress of property investment can be mitigated by a fully managed… Read more »

Select Property Group launches its landmark 10th Vita Student residence in Glasgow

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Select Property Group has announced the launch of Vita Student Glasgow, its landmark 10th student accommodation residence. Summary: Select Property Group has announced the launch of Vita Student Glasgow The residence will be Vita Student’s 10th development Glasgow is one of the UK’s biggest student accommodation investment opportunities Select Property Group has launched a new… Read more »

Pensions 2015 freedom day and buy-to-let investment infographic

New retirees offered buy-to-let pensions 2015 guidance

April 6th marks Pensions Freedom day in the UK. The build-up to the historic event has seen much discussion about the suitability of buy-to-let investment as a retirement option. You can see some on our infographic some of the details that those approaching retirement age will need to consider if they want to be part… Read more »