Student Accommodation

Property Partners for the Student Accommodation Sector

We have particular expertise in the student accommodation sector and are recognised as one of the leading property consultancy firms in this highly competitive part of the market.

We can support you, whether you are looking to buy, let, lease, develop or dispose of Student housing assets. We help many clients in this sector to build dynamic and profitable student accommodation portfolios.

We offer a level of specialist expertise and experience that most other property consultants lack. Our advice is well-researched and realistic and we are skilled at working with all the key players in the sector, including private student accommodation providers, tenants, landlords, solicitors and relevant public sector and university bodies.

Everything we do is designed to add value to your business and help you streamline your operations. We’ll work closely with you to provide a bespoke solution to your specific needs. Our comprehensive range of services includes:

Building Surveying and Valuations

We provide full surveying and valuation services for land, property and businesses. We can also assist with lease renewals and re-gears.

Buying and Selling

We are experts at helping student accommodation providers purchase, let and sell property. We can also provide strategic and financial advice, helping our clients to build dynamic and profitable property portfolios.

Investment

We identify development and investment opportunities for student accommodation investors. We also provide detailed appraisals of viable development options and advice on funding strategies and marketing.

Property Management

We can provide a comprehensive range of property management services for student accommodation. We take care of the fundamentals, minimise costs and help boost the value of built assets through strategic repairs and refurbishment.

Planning

We provide a comprehensive range of planning services and have a successful track record of securing planning permission.

Construction

We provide a full range of architectural and construction management services, including project monitoring, costs analysis and space planning.

Student Accommodation Specialists

We add value every step of the way – whether it’s using our negotiating skills to get the best possible deal, or looking for opportunities to maximise the value of your assets through strategic enhancements. For example, we have worked as project managers on a number of renovation and refurbishment projects to lift the appearance and value of student accommodation blocks.

We know how complex negotiations in this sector can be and are expert at dealing with complex business issues. We are highly experienced at valuations and rating, lease and commercial consultancy issues, and have saved our clients many millions of pounds through skillful negotiation. We offer a sector-specific understanding of marketing, purchaser requirements, accounting principles and licensing regulations.

We draw on the expertise of all our departments to provide a wide range of in-house expertise that augments our principle services. We also have well-developed links with a wide range of contractors, so we can act as a one-stop shop to make life easy for our clients.

We work on some of Scotland’s most high-profile student accommodation projects, but provide the same high level of service to all our clients big or small. Our corporate resources allow us to work as long-term partners with our clients and help them to achieve their business goals.

Our network of 14 local offices means we can provide a fast, responsive service and a deep understanding of local markets and planning issues.

40+ years’ experience

100% UK coverage

14 Offices across Scotland

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