Student Development News

Starwood Teams up With Scape

Posted by Richard Ward in ,

Starwood Capital Group has entered into its first debt transaction in Australia, providing a EUR 123.5m facility to fund the construction of the world's tallest student accommodation tower.


Swansea Student Accommodation Development Appoints RDM

Posted by Matthew Goddard in , ,

A new student accommodation development in Swansea, which consists of 310 bedrooms across 14 stories, has now had RDM Electrical and Mechanical services contacted by Create Construction.


179 More Homes for Students in Lancashire

Posted by Matthew Goddard in , ,

The company homes for students have acquired an estimated 3.5 million pound investment as part of a ten-year contract with Knight Frank Investment management. St Leonard's House, which is a new purpose-built scheme, owned by Lancashire county council, is available to students from the beginning of the academic year 2019.


Old Offices in Coventry to be demolished and Converted to Student Flats

Posted by Matthew Goddard in , ,

Vacant offices in Coventry are to be demolished and rebuilt as student accommodation. The city council has just approved plans that will see the disused offices of Sovereign House on Queens Road destroyed and rebuilt as 32 one-bedroom apartments that will be available to students.


Nottingham Iconic Building Converted into Student Accommodation Has Locals in Dismay

Posted by Matthew Goddard in ,

A developer wants to convert the space above The Alchemist in Nottingham to student accommodation. The building, initially designed by the Victorian architect Alfred Waterhouse in the 1890s, area currently remains vacant and is formerly office space; the plans would result in the two floors being converted into 23 student self contains flats and bedrooms across the upper floors.


Concerns Raised Over Volume of Newbuilds

Posted by Richard Ward in

Concerns have been raised over the amount of new purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) coming to Dublin.


University Invites Partners to Come Forward

Posted by Richard Ward in ,

The University of Salford and Salford Council have asked private companies to submit bids to help deliver the £800m Crescent masterplan.


Huge New 39-Storey Block Approved in Southwark

Posted by Ross Jones-Morris in

Southwark Council have approved plans for a 905-bed student block at a site next to London Bridge Station and Guy's Hospital.


Chester Accommodation Priced at a Premium

Posted by Richard Ward in

Modern purpose-built student accommodation in Chester comes with a heft price tag.


Investec Provides Loan for Guildford Scheme

Posted by Richard Ward in ,

Investec Structured Property Finance has revealed it will provide a £53.5m senior debt facility to a joint venture between Scape UK and HG Construction.


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