Australia & New Zealand

New student digs plan unveiled at Moreton Bay

Plans have been lodged for a new 296-bed student accommodation building in Petrie. The development application, submitted to Moreton Bay City Council, is for an eight-storey building at 1 Young St.

Student Accommodation body calls for increased units amidst housing shortage

The Student Accommodation Council says it is concerned at a CBRE report, which has found that student accommodation demands remain high. The report, titled Accommodating the growth in students, records a growth of seven percent of current room volume between 2023-2026 should be met by the allotted timeframe, but will be far short of the units required.

South-East Queensland City’s First Student Tower Planned

Moreton Bay-based developer Pantex has filed plans for a 296-bed purpose-built student accommodation project at Petrie, the first of its kind in the newly renamed City of Moreton Bay.

International students devour “all new housing supply”

The Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) published a report in June titled “Mass Immigration Induced Housing Shortage”, which predicted that Australia would face a net housing shortage of 252,800 dwellings by 2028, due to a projected 1.
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International students considered scapegoats for Australia’s housing shortage

Research by an Australian think tank, the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA), claims that Australia will face a supply shortfall of 252,800 housing units...

GroupGSA wins competition to design Newcastle CBD’s first student accommodation tower

GroupGSA has won a design excellence competition from developer Linkcity to deliver a new 560-bed student housing project in Newcastle’s West End. If approved, it will be first purpose-built student accommodation building in Newcastle’s city centre.

Y Suites Bolsters Student Accommodation Options with Sydney and Canberra Launch

Y Suites, a prominent provider of student accommodation in Australia, is expanding its presence with new locations in Sydney and Canberra — Y Suites on Gibbons and Y Suites on Moore.

Iglu and UNSW Agree Huge Student Village in Sydney’s East

The University of New South Wales and student accommodation powerhouse Iglu have lodged joint plans for a huge student village in Sydney’s eastern suburbs.

Gurrowa Place development: Apartments, student accommodation and offices to form part of Queen Victoria...

Hundreds of apartments and more than 1,000 student accommodation beds will be built as part of a $1.7 billion transformation of one of Australia's most famous market sites.

Scape Makes 10,000 Apartment Move into Build-to-Rent

In a single deft move, Australia’s biggest student accommodation owner and operator has charged into the country’s booming build-to-rent market with a new $1.5-billion fund and plans for 10,000 apartments by 2030.
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