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GSA Residencia Universitaria Galdos

GSA kicks off €500m Spanish student housing acquisition spree

21 June 2017

GSA has announced the acquisition of a Barcelona and Madrid-based student accommodation portfolio from Oaktree Capital alongside plans to invest €500m in  the Spanish market over the next five years.

Student accommodation

New JV targets student sector

16 June 2017

Europa Capital Partners and Generation Estates have formed a joint venture called Europa Generation to manage a new UK student accommodation fund.

Circus Street Brighton

GCP Student Living seeks to raise £70m

13 June 2017

GCP Student Living has announced it will seek to raise gross proceeds of £70m through the placing of shares for the acquisition of two student accommodation properties in Circus Street in Brighton and in Podium, Egham.

Caledon House Aberdeen

Watkins Jones forward sells £165m student portfolio

13 June 2017

Watkin Jones has completed the forward sale of a portfolio of six developments to Europa Generation for £165m.  

Empiric’s student accommodation at College Green in Bristol

Empiric upbeat for 2017

6 June 2017

Empiric Student Property has revealed net asset value has risen to 107.75p per share as at 30 April, compared to 105.9p at the end of last year.

Uninest Dubailand

GSA completes first sale and leaseback in Dubai

5 June 2017

GSA has completed the sale and leaseback of a 424-bed student residence in Dubai for £25.3m - its first such transaction in the Middle East.

Students

Uliving finances student development with bond

2 June 2017

Uliving has financed a new £67.5m student accommodation development for the University of Essex using an index-linked wrapped bond placement.

Student Accom growth by type

Student accommodation rents continue to climb

1 June 2017

Purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) rents are up by 2.55% for the upcoming academic year, with the strongest growth coming at the more affordable end of the market, according to Knight Frank’s Student Property Index.

Residential Analysis

Grenfell Tower

What must be done to stop another Grenfell happening?

23 June 2017

As the causes of the fire at Grenfell Tower in North Kensington last week begin to become clearer, government bodies and the property industry are asking themselves some searching questions about how to prevent tragedies like this in future.

Residential Opinion

Alok Sharma housing minister

Tories must implement white paper

27 June 2017

The Conservative manifesto promised to ‘fix’ the dysfunctional housing market so that there are affordable and secure houses for all, and the new housing minister Alok Sharma has to follow through on this pledge