Investment in UK student housing rises to £1.13 billion in the first half of 2014, up 20% on the same period the previous year according to CBRE. The firm adds that £2.1 billion was invested in UK university accommodation in 2013. This represents the second consecutive year in which investment has been over £2 billion and the figures for the first half of this year suggest the £2 billion mark..
Organisers of the Gran Salon Imobiliaria, which runs in Bogota, Colombia, appointed international real estate PR and marketing specialists Orb international to host the US Pavilion within the show. Within weeks, the pavilion was completely sold out to US based exhibitors.
Spain has regained its place as the leading destination for Brits retiring abroad, according to retirement specialist MGM Advantage. The survey found that 1 in 6 British adults intended to retire abroad and that half would choose to retire in Europe given the option. Spain was the most popular destination with 13 per cent of […]
A disgruntled Australian student in London took to the web to complain about his student accommodation, but couldn’t find a suitable platform, so he launched his own website with which to do so. Hallbookers.co.uk was launched by Christian Else and works in a similar format to TripAdvisor and allows London students (only London for now) to rate and review their accommodation.
North American luxury property prices in key cities rose 14.5% in a year, according to Knight Frank’s Prime Global Cities Index. This represents an increase in values more than twice as high as the second best performing region, the Middle East.
Figures released by JLL show transactional investment in UK student accommodation more than doubled in year to March 2014. The leading investment management company found that there were £415 million in total transactions in Q1 2014.
Investors flock from Europe and the Middle East to enjoy luxury projects offered by the bridge between Europe and Asia. Within the 2,000 square mile city of Istanbul, high-rise luxury developments are beginning to accompany the more traditional landmarks of Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque, which have dominated for centuries, as the city competes […]
Leading British real estate investor and yachtsman Peter de Savary identifies Grenada as the next ‘MUST ISLAND’ to visit. The ‘Island of Spice’ is overshadowed by Caribbean neighbours Barbados, Saint Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago,but is no stranger to battles against adversity.