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Jonathan Goode Student Property at Knight Frank

Knight Frank bolsters student property team with Goode hire

25 April 2017

Knight Frank has appointed Jonathan Goode to its student accommodation valuations team.

Lynne Fennah Empiric

New CFO for Empiric

24 April 2017

Empiric Student Property has announced Lynne Fennah as the company’s new chief financial officer, taking over in June.

Coventry Crosslane

Green light for Crosslane in Coventry

18 April 2017

Crosslane Student Developments has secured planning consent for a 583 bed purpose-built student accommodation development on Friar’s Road in Coventry.


University Cribs expands to cover London with CRM & Homes for Students deal

18 April 2017

Student property search engine University Cribs has expanded to list accommodation in the London market as part of a new deal student accommodation providers CRM Students and Homes for Students

Empiric’s student accommodation at College Green in Bristol

Empiric reveals valuation leap

10 April 2017

Empiric Student Property’s portfolio valuation leapt 37.7% to £721.3m at the end of December.

Leeds Crosslane

Green light for Crosslane's £14m student accom in Leeds

7 April 2017

Crosslane Student Developments has secured conditional planning consent to deliver a new, 117 bed purpose-built student accommodation development on Woodhouse Square in Leeds.

GCP Student Living

GCP increases firepower with £235m refinancing

6 April 2017

GCP Student Living has increased its firepower by agreeing debt deals totaling £235m with PGIM Real Estate Finance.

Liberty Plaza London external

Liberty Living buys £460m Blackstone student portfolio

3 April 2017

Liberty Living has become the UK’s second largest student accommodation group following a £460m deal to buy a portfolio of almost 6,500 beds from Blackstone.

Residential Analysis

Fish Island Village, Hackney Wick

Hill defies tough year with bumper results

28 April 2017

Last year was a tough one for housebuilders. The Brexit vote sent the share prices of the big listed companies tumbling, and many held off on land acquisitions because of the market uncertainty, particularly in central London.

Residential Opinion


Going Dutch could radicalise the rental market

21 April 2017

Last week, I had the pleasure of sitting down with my Dutch housing association counterparts to try to explain to them how the London market works and how people struggle to afford to live in London. Discussing this out loud really brought home just how broken the market is.