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60 second property digest – robust student demand as development stalls
Just 22% of PBSA pipeline in the UK is currently under construction, as rising building and finance costs as well as planning laws slow delivery.
2 days ago
Economic uncertainty hitting UK property developers
Britain is facing a looming supply crunch for new homes. Anna Ward, residential research, is joined by Knight Frank development experts to discuss the current obstacles in the market.
15 days ago
Student investment volumes rebound as development stalls
Fewer than 15,000 new purpose-built student beds will be added to supply in the 2023/24 academic year, a 28% fall on the previous year’s delivery and notably below the five-year average before the…
One month ago
Higher education revolutionising Spain office market
Educational operators are breathing life back in to prime central locations as growing international student numbers attracts investment into living sectors.
2 months ago
UK residential investment: Living Sectors performing and planning reforming
Living sectors counter-cyclical demand offers shelter from the storm, whilst future of planning reform remains uncertain.
2 months ago
What does the journey to a million mean for UK student accommodation?
In this essay we unpick some of the accommodation-specific challenges ahead and look at what needs to be considered in planning for the Journey to a Million.
3 months ago

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With over 20,000 completed responses from both current students and new applicants, this year’s Knight Frank/UCAS Student Accommodation Survey offers a rich insight into the role accommodation plays…
4 months ago
Home to over 100,000 international students the city is seeing growing demand from parents seeking a base for their child when studying.
5 months ago
Across Europe, student housing is the only real estate asset class where investment volumes were up in both Q4 2022 and full-year 2022.
6 months ago
Against a challenging economic backdrop, investing in sectors driven by demographic rather than economic shifts is a logical approach.
6 months ago
During the first nine months of 2022, just under £3.1 billion was invested in the UK purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) market, across 54 sales.
7 months ago
A return to strong rental growth following the pandemic, but big variations can be seen across markets.
7 months ago
More than 560,000 new undergraduate students have been placed into UK universities or colleges for the 2022-23 academic cycle, according to data from UCAS, up slightly year-on-year and 4% higher than…
7 months ago
Making sense of the latest trends in property and economics from around the globe
7 months ago
Despite a host of issues new home supply remains stable.
One year ago
Making sense of the latest trends in property and economics from around the globe.
One year ago