Lubbock City Council advances South Overton student housing proposal

The Lubbock City Council on Tuesday voted to approve a widely debated student housing proposal in central Lubbock's South Overton neighborhood, which was back on the council's agenda for the second time in less than a year.

Major student resi revamp in store for Manchester’s Victoria Point

Empiric Student Property has lodged plans with the city council to demolish and replace two of the six housing blocks off Hathersage Road, extending others in the process to increase the number of student beds by 310.

PBSA operator Host appoints new commercial director

Host Student Housing, a major operator of student accommodation in the UK, has appointed Chris Mcilhinney as its new commercial director.

Acorn secures Sh23.6bn for affordable student housing

The fund will be used to develop 35 less costly student housing units in the country, adding an additional 48,000 student beds to Acorn’s portfolio and creating about 50,000 jobs.

Ireland landlords face penalty of up to €30,000 if they disobey rules on student...

Landlords face up to a €30,000 ­penalty if they do not abide by new rules around shorter tenancies for student accommodation. The Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) will have the power to impose a hefty fine on landlords if they insist on charging students rent for the entire year and not just the academic year.
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Inbound Insight: Vietnam

In this Inbound Insight series article, we examine the shifting patterns of Vietnamese students choosing to study abroad and explore the priorities of this student cohort...

Plans approved for Kirkstall Road Leeds PBSA

Proposals to deliver a new purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) building off Kirkstall Road in Leeds have been approved. Leeds City Council signed the Section 106 Agreement. The new Leeds PBSA scheme will help meet the city’s increasing demand.

UPP selected as Preferred Bidder for major Durham University college accommodation project

UPP, the leading provider of on-campus student accommodation infrastructure in the UK, has been selected to be the Preferred Bidder to develop, in partnership with Durham University, a detailed scheme proposition for the refurbishment of the College of St Hild and St Bede and the development of new college accommodation at the Leazes Road site.

Beachrock instructed to sell £25m Saltwater Place Plymouth PBSA

Specialist PBSA investment consultancy Beachrock is bringing to market Saltwater Place Plymouth, an operational PBSA scheme in Devon. The sale price of £25m reflects 6.9% and a capital value per bedroom of £70,300.  

Empty Glasgow offices could be turned into student flats under new plan

Empty offices near the M8 at Townhead could be turned into 150 student rooms under a plan submitted to Glasgow City Council. Developers want to convert and extend a building at Swan Street which has been vacant for over two years to provide student accommodation.
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