Why invest in student property?

Premium assets in a fast-growing sector

The student property sector is growing every year due to the imbalance between supply and demand in the UK. Accommodation plays a key role in the overall student experience, with high end PBSA now the preferred choice for students.

Why invest in Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA)?

The number one choice for students

Demand for Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) is growing every year due to high demand and low supply. Traditional student halls of residence fail to supply either a sufficient number of high quality bed spaces or the range of facilities that today’s student desires.

PBSA is a dependable investment and delivers a strong, consistent asset for investors that is resistant the cyclical nature of the UK economy and property market.

PBSA Key Facts and Figures

Applicant numbers rising 4% each year (UCAS)

1 Million
Number of applications by 2030 (UCAS)

Number of additional undergraduates by end of the decade (UCAS)

Size of UK PBSA market by end of 2028 (Knight Frank)

Shortfall of more than half a million student beds (CBRE)

Number of international students in the UK (UCAS)

Average rental increase predicted for 2024/25 (CBRE)

Average cost of accommodation per student per year (Cushman & Wakefield)