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Amber Beat: Global Student Accommodation Market News - June 2024, Week 02
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Amber Beat: Global Student Accommodation Market News - June 2024, Week 02

June 13, 2024
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Amber Beat | News from June 07- 13

United Kingdom

  • University of Bristol partners with Watkin Jones and Fresh to launch Metal Works student accommodation, set to house 819 students (1)
  • Nottingham approves 395-bed student accommodation tower at Traffic Street Junction with £1.5million, featuring 17 storeys and extensive amenities (2)
  • Winvic Construction celebrated the topping out ceremony for 11-storey Glassworks Development in Bristol, featuring 367 student rooms and 468 build-to-rent homes (3)
  • Developer Linden Hill unveils plans to transform Birmingham's Maple House into 383-bed student accommodation with modern amenities (4)
  • Plans submitted to convert Leeds' St Johns Centre into 287-bed student accommodation, featuring private roof garden (5)
  • Edinburgh green lights for demolition of shop and car showroom for 206-bed student flats near Fountainbridge (6)
  • Edinburgh Council to consider demolition of Law Offices for 174 student flats, proposal recommended for approval (7)
  • Nottingham City Council recommends approval for seven-storey student block on former John Player factory site, featuring 587 bedspaces across 116 apartments (8)
  • University of Bolton student accommodation proposal on Thynne Street seeks approval for 100 studios in Greater Machester, England (9)
  • Get Living sells 7.5 acre site for 821 rental homes and 681 student accommodation units to Galliard Apsley partnership in Glasgow (10)

United States of America

  • UC Berkeley to build student accommodation at People’s Park in California, project to house 1,100+ undergraduates (11)
  • Lubbock City Council approves South Overton student accommodation development; adding 670 beds and 570 parking spaces in Texas (12)
  • University of Texas, Dallas to get student housing project in Richardson, adding 534 beds, amidst the growing demand (13)
  • TSB Realty facilitates sale of 330-bed student housing community, 100 Midtown, near Georgia Tech in Atlanta (14)
  • Construction begins on $12.7M Mantua Hall at Gonzaga University, Spokane, adding housing units for 92 students (15)
  • Construction set to begin on San Diego State University-Imperial Valley and Imperial Valley College’s joint student housing development project, featuring 40 rooms in Calexico Campus, California (16)
  • Newmark facilitates the sale of the Luxx Student Housing near University of Texas, accommodating 694 students at San Antonio (17)
  • Amro Partners and Sutton Women’s Centre collaborate on Quadrant House BTR and co-living project, adding 500 rental homes in Sutton (18)


  • RMIT and Scape collaborate on Melbourne's Scape Franklin project, boasting a $500 million investment for 10,000 sqm space, with 15-year lease (19)
  • Australian Government and NAIF provides $250M to CDU City Campus project, featuring 350-bed student accommodation in 56 Woods Street, Darwin CBD (20)


  • Nido Randwyck opens in Maastricht, Netherlands, offering 506 student studios with 430 under social housing scheme (21)
  • Xior Pontoneros Residence in Zaragoza to host 380 students with options from 400 to 900 Euros, opens new phase in September (22)
  • The Boost Society opens the largest student residence in Villeneuve-d’Ascq, France with 663 beds, addressing a major housing shortfall (23)
  • Catella’s CER III Fund acquires €23 million student housing property in Leipzig, boosting portfolio to €800 million with 177 units in Germany (24)


  • Guelph's student housing expands significantly with 589 beds and 489 units arriving at Stone Road West & Scottsdale Drive (25)
  • UTILE unveils $29.3M University of Quebec at Trois-Rivières student residence on Jean-XXIII and des Récollets Boulevards with 179 beds ready for occupancy (26)

Source: ( (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7), (8), (9), (10), (11), (12), (13), (14), (15), (16), (17), (18), (19), (20), (21), (22), (23), (24), (25), (26)

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