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JLL-Student-Housing-Quarterly-Bulletin-Q1-2016-1JLL Q1 student housing report
‘The student housing sector experienced unprecedented investment transaction volumes in 2015. Levels of investor demand remain robust into 2016 and with opportunities continuing to come to the market, strong investment activity in the sector is expected to continue for the year ahead. A total of £3.5 billion of student housing stock is predicted to transact in 2016.’
JLL-Student-Housing-Quarterly-Bulletin-Q2-2016-1JLL Q2 STUDENT HOUSING REPORT
“Whilst investor sentiment across all real estate capital markets has certainly softened in Q2, demand for good quality, well-located student housing schemes has remained buoyant. With the EU Referendum resulting in widespread caution and nervousness, the sector will benefit from student housing’s comparative resilience to wider economic issues with prime yields predicted to remain robust with good occupancy and attractive income growth for the 2016/17 academic year.”
jll-student-housing-quarterly-bulletin-q3-2016-1JLL Q3 STUDENT HOUSING REPORT
“With around £900m of student accommodation transacted in the third quarter of 2016, the sector is demonstrating continued high levels of activity and resilience to the macro-economic issues currently affecting other markets. Investor sentiment remains positive and with global capital still attracted to the UK PBSA sector, total transaction volumes for the year are predicted to exceed the 5-year average.”
JLL_Student_Housing_Quarterly_Bulletin-q4-2016JLL Q4 STUDENT HOUSING REPORT
“The sector has continued to demonstrate its resilience to wider economic volatility, with investor demand remaining strong throughout the final months of 2016 and total investment volumes for the year exceeding £3bn, significantly higher than the sector’s historic average. Whilst some core investors are adopting increasingly selective, risk-averse strategies for acquisitions across all asset classes, recent evidence demonstrates that high quality student housing schemes in strong locations with proven operational track records continue to attract competitive bidding, and this is reflected accordingly in achieved pricing.”
JLL_London_Student_Housing_Insights-1Insight into the Captials Student Housing
“London’s population has hit 8.6m and is forecast to exceed 10m in the next decade, increasing the demand for housing in all sections of society, including students”
pdf-cover2Student housing: a new global asset class
“Over the past decade, the student housing market has started to emerge as a mainstream investment category, attracting significant interest from investors, developers and private operators.”
CBRE-UK----Why-Student-Accommodation-Will-Be-Resilient-If-There-is-a-Bre..Student Accommodation resilient to Brexit dangers
“The property market is currently experiencing uncertainty in the run up to the referendum. In previous turbulent markets, yields in student housing have proved less volatile than other sectors. This is a good moment to consider how student accommodation could be affected by Brexit and how resilient it will be to such a change”