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Private student digs set to top uni-owned

17 August 2017

Privately owned, purpose-built student accommodation is set to top university-owned housing in total value by the end of 2017.

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Indian investment in prime central London housing overtakes Middle East

15 August 2017

A growing number of wealthy Indian investors are flocking to central London’s prime residential market, overtaking the number of sales made to Middle Eastern buyers, research has found.

Penine House Leeds

Empiric forward funds scheme in Edinburgh

14 August 2017

Empiric Student Property has acquired land with planning permission and entered into a forward funded agreement for a 166-bed student accommodation development in Edinburgh for £26.56m.


Crosslane secures double PBSA consent in Swansea & Edinburgh

9 August 2017

Crosslane has secured planning consent to deliver purpose-built student accommodation developments in Swansea and Edinburgh.

Amicus Golden Sands Development Riverside

Amicus funds new student site in Sheffield

6 August 2017

Amicus Property Finance has announced funding for a 127 student accommodation site in Sheffield with an estimated GDV of £8.5m and build cost of £5m.

Overhead of Wembley

Plans unveiled for £100m Wembley Park mixed-use student village

4 August 2017

Cole Waterhouse has revealed plans for a £100m student village close to Wembley Stadium to house and support students of UCFB, the specialist sports university.

Hahnemann Building Empiric

Empiric acquires Liverpool's Hahnemann Building

3 August 2017

Empiric Student Property has exchanged contracts to acquire the freehold of the Hahnemann Building in Liverpool for £10.8m.

Gilmorehill Campus development, University of Glasgow

Scottish universities look to upgrade in bid to attract students

28 July 2017

At a time when property investment in Scotland appears to have slowed, one sector is speeding up its rate of activity: the university sector.

Residential Analysis

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RESI 2017: Calling all disruptors

3 August 2017

RESI 2017 is set to be the most important yet. Property Week has lined up the biggest names in property and politics to assess the housing landscape in the wake of the general election and appointment of Alok Sharma as housing minister alongside lots of new features for 2017 including a proptech stream, first-ever #RESIdebate ...

Residential Opinion

Richard Tice

Self-regulation is better than government intervention

18 August 2017

Experience shows that the longer sharp practices that rip off people or other businesses continue, the bigger the fall when the government intervenes.