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Funding partner wanted for £325m student accommodation development pipeline

24 March 2017

Crosslane Property Group (CPG) is hunting for a partner to put up £325m to forward-fund its entire student accommodation pipeline.

Liberty Living Henley

Henley on brink of buying 1,500 student beds

24 March 2017

Private equity firm Henley is on the verge of snapping up a portfolio of more than 1,500 student beds from Liberty Living for more than £50m, Property Week can reveal.

Andrew Percival UPP

A man on the UPP: Andrew Percival interview

23 March 2017

Andrew Percival has every right to feel nervous. It is his first major interview since being appointed managing director of UPP Projects last July and he now leads a company that has been responsible for the development of a portfolio of 36,500 student accommodation rooms, not to mention a further £1bn of projects in the development pipeline.

Barnes_Hall Keele UPP

Green light for £160m UPP plans to boost Keele student accommodation

23 March 2017

UPP and Keele University’s proposals for £160m-worth of new student residences have been unanimously given the go-ahead by Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council.

Cartwright_Gdns UPP inside

Student housing developers set sights on central London

23 March 2017

Student accommodation developers are returning to central London to fill the void created by housebuilders retreating in the wake of the slowdown in the capital’s high-end residential market.

Durham University

Unite fund makes £34m acquisition in Durham

17 March 2017

Unite Students Accommodation Fund has acquired a £34m asset under development in Durham that will provide a home for 363 students.


Downing's £30m luxury student scheme green light

15 March 2017

Downing has received planning approval for a luxury £30m student accommodation development in Aberdeen.

Aston Student Village

Unite sells London student block for £135m

8 March 2017

Unite Students has sold Woburn Place in London for £135m to GCP Student Living.

Residential Analysis

Gavin Barwell MIPIM

Barwell says he'll stop making policy changes

23 March 2017

At this year’s Mipim, the usual throng of council leaders were joined by a larger-than-usual number of central government representatives.