Spotlight
UK Student Housing

2014

The student housing market sector continues to be attractive to investors and has witnessed a surge of activity over the past two years.

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The UK's student housing sector

 

We have witnessed a massive surge in student housing investment activity over the last two years.

 
 
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A flight to quality or just a blip?

 

Student numbers appear to be recovering, but a close look at the figures shows evidence of a flight to quality emerging.

 
 
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Students and the housing crisis

 

Purpose-built student accommodation could play a part in easing the problems in the wider housing market.

 
 
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Independent Scotland

 

There is a lack of certainty over the position of tuition fees in the event of Scotland gaining independence.

 
 
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International students and housing stock

 

Competition from private sector providers has led to an improvement in the quality of accomodation that is provided by the universities.

 
 
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University town and city rankings

 

Our updated ranking system considers the potential for future development of purpose build student accommodation in each location.

 
 
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The London supply pipeline

 

As house prices and rent increases we expect a greater demand for purpose-built student accommodation in and around the capital.

 
 
 

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Key contacts

Yolande Barnes

Yolande Barnes

Director
World Research

Savills Margaret Street

+44 (0) 20 7409 8899

 

Jacqui Daly

Jacqui Daly

Director
Residential Research

Savills Margaret Street

+44 (0) 20 7016 3779

 

Neal Hudson

Neal Hudson

Associate Director
Residential Research

Savills Margaret Street

+44 (0) 20 7409 8865