Q Investment Partners has formed a joint venture with Soilbuild Group on a £200 million ($245.5 million) UK student housing platform, as the Singapore-headquartered companies look to profit from one of the more resilient asset classes favoured by Asia-based investors.
Panel: Residential Investment in Australia MTD TV APAC Residential Forum 2023
The reopening of Australia’s borders and recent shifts in regulation at the state level have helped drive rapid growth in the country’s build-to-rent sector, which is expected to mature into a A$9.6 billion ($6.5 billion) market by 2027. Low… Read More>>
Rush Desai Teams With Scape Founders to Establish Fund Manager Varsity Group Asia
Rushabh Desai, former Asia Pacific CEO of Allianz Real Estate, has joined forces with Stephen Gaitanos and Craig Carracher, the co-founders of rental housing developer Scape Australia, to launch Varsity Group Asia, a fund management business targeting high-growth alternative real… Read More>>
Sunway RE Capital Buys UK Student Housing Asset to Bring Portfolio to $90M
Fund manager Sunway RE Capital has acquired a student housing property in southern England, adding to a burst of recent acquisitions in the asset class by Singapore-based investors in the UK.
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Singapore’s Centurion Plans $92M Sydney Student Housing Project
Singapore-based Centurion Properties is proposing to build a 732-unit student housing complex in Sydney, Australia for A$132.17 million ($91.5 million) to serve the growing demand for high quality facilities generated by a wave of returning overseas students.
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GIC, Greystar Cleared to Buy UK Student Housing Provider After Regulatory Snag
A UK regulator has cleared the proposed acquisition of Student Roost by Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC and US developer Greystar after the deal was investigated over concerns that it could reduce competition among student housing players in one of… Read More>>
CDL Buys 5 UK Student Housing Assets for $266M
City Developments Ltd has beefed up its student housing portfolio in the UK with the acquisition of five properties for £215 million ($266.5 million), as the asset class continues to attract Singaporean investors to Britain and continental Europe amid a… Read More>>
Ivanhoe Cambridge Commits $649M to Scape Aussie Student Housing Strategy
With student visa applications in Australia having hit their highest level ever in June, according to government statistics, the country’s largest provider of university housing is welcoming the arrival of some fresh cash thanks to Canada’s Ivanhoe Cambridge.
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Metro-Backed Vehicles Bag 4 UK Student Housing Assets, Aussie Mall for $144M
A fund backed by Singaporean property group Metro Holdings has added four more UK student housing assets to its portfolio, while a Metro joint venture with Lion City builder Sim Lian Group has become the latest Asian buyer of an… Read More>>
GIC, APG Acquiring ‘Substantial’ Stake in $2.2B European Student Housing Provider
Singapore sovereign investor GIC and Dutch pension fund manager APG have agreed to acquire what they term a “substantial” stake in Amsterdam-based The Student Hotel, in a deal valuing the hybrid student hostelry operator at €2.1 billion ($2.2 billion).
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