UK & Ireland

Plans for student flats at Trainspotting scrapyard site under scrutiny

Dalton's yard in Leith in Edinburgh, which appeared in the Trainspotting sequel T2, is set to be redeveloped and the consultation on the plans is running until next month.

Aberdeen approves £60m student accommodation development

Levelling Up Real Estate will create a 383-bed development on the derelict site of a former John Street pool hall, which has lain empty for a decade. The building will come with its own cinema room and study facilities, along with a courtyard.
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Where does environmental responsibility lie in PBSA buildings?

GSL Index data highlights that there is still a lot of work to be done to close the gap between student values and their...

More flats could be built next to Exeter student accommodation block

Exeter could get more flats next door to an existing student accommodation block. Land that is currently for sale is being listed as an opportunity to build student or co-living flats, a healthcare facility or other residential properties.

Housemates appoints new board member

Housemates has recently appointed David Tymms to its boardroom team. Carrying over 25 years’ experience in the sector, David is now an independent non-executive director at the instant booking student accommodation marketplace.

‘Groundbreaking’ plan to improve student living and tackle tensions in Nottingham

A “groundbreaking” plan to improve accommodation for a growing population of students and better integrate them into Nottingham’s neighbourhoods has been adopted by councillors.

Queen’s University investing £100 million to meet ‘unprecedented’ demand for student accommodation

Queen's University has announced it's set to invest up to £100 million over the next four years to help meet an 'unprecedented upsurge' in demand for student accommodation in Belfast.

Dundee Sees Major Investment in Student Housing by ATK Property Group

In a significant multi-million-pound deal, Perthshire’s ATK Property Group has acquired student housing in Dundee’s Keiller Court.

Listed Birmingham buildings earmarked for student scheme

An application has been submitted proposing the creation of more than 200 units of student accommodation in a scheme that involves the conversion of two listed buildings in Birmingham.

Cain completes £500M PBSA transaction with backing from Menora

Cain International, the privately held investment firm, has completed a £500M PBSA forward-funding deal that will support the delivery of 2,389 beds across major U.K. university cities. All five schemes have already secured planning consent.
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