"With a stronger focus on income yield, returns from purpose-built rental assets stand up well against competing investments"
"Student housing yields are tightening, but changes to the shape of demand and planning policy present risks"
"Here are our top 10 key findings for the outlook of investing in private rent"
"The young and the elderly are shaping demand for some of the industry's fastest growing asset classes"
"The way people live is changing, social trends and demographic shifts are altering the type of accommodation people inhabit. This is driving demand for ‘alternative’ forms of accommodation"
"The growth of international student enrolment continues to drive the demand for quality purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA)"
"The market is responding to changing occupier demands by offering new and hybrid models that challenge conventional asset classes"
"Investment in beds is now attracting institutional investment at scale"
"This is a reasonable interpretation of current trends in the furnished micro-apartment market. While this remains a niche segment, it is also a growing one. Here, we outline the latest trends in terms of supply and demand.One niche segment in the German residential market has witnessed rapid growth in recent years; the student accommodation market. Over the last six years, the private-sector stock of student accommodation has more than tripled and the supply will continue to grow However, it is evident that providers of student accommodation are increasingly addressing other target groups while additional operators are entering the market with non-student target groups. These providers are particularly targeting young professionals, project employees and expatriates as well as long-distance commuters. Like student accommodation, however, these residential developments mostly comprise small, furnished, one-bedroom apartments as well as various communal areas."
"Urban land values grew strongly, notably in the Midlands, due to regeneration, competition from the Build to Rent and student sectors, and London developers looking beyond the capital"