An agency team that oversaw £3.8bn in property deals in a year and the 23-year-old founder of a student room booking service are among the winners of Property Week’s Student Accommodation Awards 2022.
The much-anticipated winners of this year’s Student Accommodation Awards have been revealed.
David Tymms and Mark Allen inducted into Property Week’s Student Accommodation Awards Hall of Fame.
2022-12-08T15:02:00+00:00By Ciaran Nerval
The future of higher education will need to feature the “best of both worlds” in terms of online and remote learning attendees of the Student Accommodation Conference heard yesterday (6 December).
Core demand from first-year students living away from home, plus second- and third-year international students and international postgraduates, has begun to outstrip the supply of purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) in the 30 largest UK locations by student numbers outside London, data from StuRents shows, with huge variation by location.
2022-12-08T00:00:00+00:00By Phil Greaves
Student housing has been one of the most resilient residential property classes, so investors in this sector are well placed amid the turmoil of the wider market. However, as highlighted by your piece ‘Easing the university squeeze’, there are challenges ahead that need to be addressed.
2022-12-08T11:30:00+00:00By Andrew Hillier
A lack of skills is holding the student accommodation sector back from achieving its sustainability targets, delegates were told at Property Week’s Student Accommodation Conference yesterday.
2022-12-07T16:07:00+00:00By Ciaran Nerval
ESG is “no longer the thing you stick on the last slide of a presentation”, and PBSA market investors must consider ESG requirements on new developments, according to Andrew Smith, head of student accommodation at Cushman & Wakefield.
The PBSA sector faced its challenges throughout the pandemic, but admission levels this year have shown that more 18-year olds than ever are looking to go to university.
CRM Students chief executive officer Richard Skeels explains why he believes the purpose-built student accommodation sector has a strong future, despite current market challenges and the cost-of-living crisis.