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Aareal Bank launches dedicated team for alternative living financing

Responding to rising demand and the growing importance of alternative living concepts, Aareal Bank will launch a dedicated department “Alternative Living”, focussing on student housing and co-living. The new team will be headed by Benjamin Walter, who will join Aareal Bank from Union Investment Real Estate GmbH on 1 October 2023.

Tri7 and Fusion Students submit PBSA planning application in Leeds

The joint venture (JV) between real estate firm Tri7 and student accommodation provider Fusion Students have submitted a planning application for a new PBSA scheme.

Cal State Long Beach plans new student housing complex with 424 beds

A new master plan for Cal State Long Beach is set to pave the way for the school to add up to 1,600 new student beds to its campus in the years ahead. According to a notice published this week, the university is looking to get that process rolling.

Leeds city centre student accommodation plans recommended for green light

A proposed student accommodation development on a council-owned site on the edge of Leeds city centre looks set to get the green light next week (5 October 2023). Torsion Developments submitted a full planning application to Leeds City Council earlier this year for development on a plot of land at the junction of Burley Street and Park Lane, on the western edge of Leeds city centre.

Island Quarter owner set to raise £15m in share issue

Conygar, the owner of the huge Island Quarter regeneration site in Nottingham, is set to raise £15m through a share placing. The firm says it will spend the proceeds on further developing out the Island Quarter.

Bozen: Neues Studentenwohnheim und Ausbildungszentrum in Planung

Der Bau eines Studentenwohnheims in der Nähe des Krankenhauses Bozen ist Teil eines Masterplans für die Verwirklichung des „Ausbildungszentrums Moritzing“. Im Rahmen dieses Masterplans wurden bereits die Fachhochschule für Gesundheitsberufe Claudiana und eine Tiefgarage realisiert.

QuadReal Property Group Acquires Student Housing Portfolio from CA Ventures

QuadReal Property Group, a Canadian asset manager, has acquired a student housing portfolio of over 20,000 beds in college towns across the United States from CA Ventures.

Southampton: Plan for tower block containing 139 student flats

If the multi-million-pound scheme is given the go-ahead, buildings at the junction of Pound Tree Road and Vincents Walk will be replaced by a 13-storey tower block. The proposed development includes a gym, study area and laundry room, plus communal space and extensive cycle parking facilities.

Core Spaces Acquires 641-Bed Student Housing Community in Clemson, South Carolina

Core Spaces has acquired Clemson Lofts, a 233-unit, 641-bed student housing community in Clemson. GEM Realty Capital joined Core Spaces as equity partner, and KKR provided financing. The seller and price were not disclosed.

Brik vangt 1,3 miljoen uit Vlaanderen voor studentenkoten: ‘Brussels bestuur moet volgen’

De Brusselse organisatie voor studenten Brik mag 1,3 miljoen euro verwachten van de Vlaamse regering voor de bouw van studentenkoten. 'We zijn tevreden, maar vragen nu ook inspanningen van de Brusselse beleidsmakers.'

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