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Plugging The Gap: Servicing The Typical Student

The last 5 years have seen a huge focus in developing high-end student accommodation. There are some really creative and luxurious accommodations around, but there is evidence that this is creating a gap in the market. Before investors flock to continue building more luxury blocks, it’s important to consider the demographic in the proposed area…

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The Benefits of Co-Living Accommodation

  There’s no denying that PBSA has seen one of the largest portions of investments in the entire housing market, in fact 2016 saw 3.1bn injected into the market but, with the clear majority of funds going into high-end student accommodation developments, what trends are emerging and how can we add a fresh twist on…

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Accommodation Providers: Are You Ready For Clearing?

Today is one of the most important in the student Calendar – the day that 416, 310 new students have had their university places confirmed. As you’ll well know this will mean a flurry of excited accepted applicants rushing to get a place in their preferred accommodation and a myriad of new enquiries scoping out…

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Student-Furniture Is Now A Member Of FIRA

  At Student-Furniture, we pride ourselves on the reliability of our products and services and always ensure that our products meet the individual needs of each of our clients. We understand students so we know that in order to withstand the student lifestyle and those inevitable parties and spillages our furniture needs to tough. We always work with…

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How to Make a Small Room Look and Feel Larger

Despite the rising popularity of micro-homes, the vast majority of student tenants are still looking to get the most space for their money when it comes to their university accommodation. The amount of space you have to offer may be limited, but you can make the most of what you do have by making smaller rooms appear and feel more spacious, thereby making them more appealing to prospective tenants.

Student Property Investment: Key Growth Drivers

Over the past few years, we’ve seen the student housing market grow exponentially from a niche asset to mainstream investment. Considering that the UK’s student-to-bed ratio has risen from an average of 2.1 to 2.3 students per bed space, demonstrates the number of students choosing to live in purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA), which has more than doubled in the last 10 years.

The Rise of Investment in Student Accommodation

It’s safe to say that Brexit has rocked the boat a little in terms of what the future holds for the United Kingdom.

Survey: What Do the Students of 2020 Expect?

In our latest survey, we’ll be asking future university students exactly what their expectations are when it comes to their accommodation.

How To Design A Room That’s Perfect For Sleep

Designing a great living space is about more than just modern furniture and complementary colours. Last year, our Psychology of Design Guide looked at the science behind designing a room and the variables you need to consider. However, high-quality design isn’t only important for productivity and wellbeing; it can also play a part in the…

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How Facilities Managers Can Help Students Succeed

With so much on their plates, students need to be able to rest, revise, and write essays in the comfort of their homes away from home. Hence why contemporary student accommodation is expected to provide a lot more than just a roof overhead – or even a place where the WiFi connects itself for that…

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