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Empiric’s student accommodation at College Green in Bristol

Empiric buys in York for £23m

17 January 2017

Empiric Student Property has acquired the freehold of a 220 bed student accommodation scheme in York for £23.3m.

Student accommodation, iQ Leeds

Student housing firm secures £305m debt deal

13 January 2017

Vero Group has rebranded as iQ Student Accommodation and secured a £305m debt facility arranged by Morgan Stanley with participation from RBC Real Estate Capital Partners.

Castle Hill Nido Collection Cambridge

Starwood makes £120m UK student housing debut

12 January 2017

US private equity firm Starwood Capital Group has made its debut acquisition in the UK student accommodation sector with the £120m purchase of a portfolio.


Unite portfolios rise in value in 2016

10 January 2017

Unite Students has revealed rises in its portfolios for the year to the end of December 2016.

McCormack and Cowans

Places for People acquires Derwent Living

9 January 2017

The Places for People Group has completed its merger with Derwent Living, marking its entry into the student accommodation market.

Kenny Oke GSA

Double hire to drive GSA's £300m student accom expansion

5 January 2017

Student accommodation specialist GSA has made two senior appointments to drive forward its £300m construction programme across the UK.

DuncanHouse UPP

£104m loan for University of London student halls

4 January 2017

University Partnerships Programme (UPP) has completed the close on £104.7m deal to fund student accommodation at the University of London.

Hull Uni

£130m accommodation proposals for Hull Uni

21 December 2016

University Partnerships Programme (UPP) has submitted plans for a new £130m student accommodation scheme at the University of Hull.

Residential Analysis

Matthew Crichton-Brown and Mark Allnutt

American apparel: Greystar interview

12 January 2017

To some, it is the private rented sector (PRS). To others, it’s the professional rented or build-to-rent sector. With the arrival of US giant Greystar in the market, another moniker is rapidly gaining traction: multi-family housing.