All the latest sector news, announcements and press releases.
Subscribe now to receive daily GSL Wire email alerts direct to your inbox.

Capilano University secures student housing for Squamish campus

Capilano University has announced plans to offer guaranteed on-campus student housing for all students enrolled at its new Squamish campus when it opens in September 2024.

Nido Living expands in Spain with new Madrid scheme

European student accommodation platform Nido Living has launched its second project in Madrid and fourth in Spain with Nido Príncipe Pío.

Downing on recruitment drive with ten projects due to start in 2025

Property developer Downing is gearing up for its busiest year to date in 2025 with ten new projects planned to start on site at locations across the UK, equating to £1.6 billion.

Former Southampton cannabis factory will be turned into two student blocks

The site, between High Street and Castle Way in the city centre, would see 249 bedrooms in a building up to six storeys high and eight bedrooms in a three-storey building.

Milestone in plans for ‘prime’ student accommodation in Glasgow’s Merchant City

Glasgow-based developer Ambassador Group has teamed up with investors Far East Orchard and Woh Hup to deliver a ‘prime’ student accommodation scheme, slated for completion by 2026.

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.

Subscribe to news alerts