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Unite Students to Forgo Rents

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Unite Students has released its latest update on the Coronavirus, providing reassurance to investors that it is well positioned to withstand the impact of the outbreak.


QIP Successfully Refinances Sheffield Scheme

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An 11-storey block of student accommodation in Sheffield containing 280 beds has been refinanced, allowing the fund manager to release capital growth to fund its expanding student housing portfolio.


Future Generation Reveals Two New Substantial Schemes

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Future Generation has revealed two substantial new blocks of student accommodation alongside a £55m development facility from Maslow Capital.


UNIVA Investing £10m in UK PBSA

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UNIVA, a Turkish provider of purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA), has invested £10 million into the UK-based Opto Living.


GCP Expects Bookings to Be Unchanged

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GCP Student Living has reported an EPRA NAV per share of 175p, up 11% in the last 12 months, with growth in bookings for the next academic year in line with 2019-20.


Blackstone to Acquire iQ Student Accommodation

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Blackstone is to acquire iQ from Goldman Sachs for £4.7bn in what is understood to be the UK's largest-ever private real estate transactions.


UCD President Defends Rent Hikes

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The president of University College Dublin has suggested that students have reacted "emotionally" to proposed rent increases of 12%.


Liverpool Scheme Faces Uncertain Future

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The developer at the centre of a police investigation has promised to provide an update on its stalled schemes later this week.


Pro-Vice Chancellor Joins Board to Boost Loughborough's Economy

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The Pro-Vice Chancellor of Enterprise at Loughborough University will form part of a group that aims to transform Loughborough's economic growth by securing up to £25 million of government funding.


SPH Considers Listing Student Accommodation

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Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) is considering a UK listing that would value its properties at more than USD 1 billion.