Finalists for the first-ever Student Accommodation Awards enjoyed wine, food and a chance to meet their fellow recognised peers at the shortlisting party last week.

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The party, hosted by JLL, brought all the finalists together ahead of the inaugural Student Accommodation Awards, which will be held at The London Marriott Hotel on 7 December.

The shortlists for Property Week’s first-ever awards to reward excellence in the student sector were revealed last month and the party brought together nominees from the following:

University Halls of Residence - Sponsored by David Phillips

  • St Mary’s Student Village, Bangor University - Cityheart
  • The Holyrood North Project, University of Edinburgh - oberlanders architects/jmarchitects/Balfour Beatty/HarrisonStevens
  • University of Stirling, Student Residences - Lewis & Hickey
  • Chamberlain Hall, University of Southampton - Stride Treglown
  • College Lane Campus, University of Hertfordshire - Uliving
  • Student Residences - Southampton Solent University
  • Accommodation Services - University of Sheffield
  • Town Houses’ and Bowland ASH, Lancaster University - Lancaster University

Private Halls of Residence - Sponsored by Winvic

  • Angel Lane - BDP
  • 203 Westminster Bridge Road - Urbanest
  • Saxon Court - Studious Investment Management
  • Canal Point - The Student Housing Company
  • CODE Student Accommodation - CODE Student Accommodation
  • Paul Street East - McLaren Property
  • Fusion Tower - Corstorphine & Wright Architects
  • The Walls - Eastbury Ventures

Personality of the Year - Sponsored by Investec

  • Sarah Jones - Cushman & Wakefield
  • Charlie Vaughan-Lee - Student Cribs
  • Luke Nolan -
  • James Pullan - Knight Frank
  • Nick Proctor - Amber Energy

Developer of the Year - Sponsored by Elfin Kitchens

  • Urbanest
  • Watkin Jones Group
  • Campus Living Villages
  • Tide Construction
  • Alumno Developments
  • McLaren Property
  • Crosslane Student Developments

Professional Team of the Year - Sponsored by Collegiate AC

  • DWPF
  • Savills (UK)
  • Knight Frank
  • Osborne Clarke
  • JLL
  • QMPF

Operator of the Year - Sponsored by Atelier Property Group

  • Kexgill Group
  • Prime Student Living
  • Campus Living Villages
  • The Student Living Company
  • Fresh Student Living
  • Collegiate AC

Investor of the Year - Sponsored by JLL

  • Empiric Student Property
  • GCP Student Living
  • Curlew Capital
  • Uliving
  • LGIM Real Assets

For more information and to book your place at the Student Accommodation Awards this December visit: