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What US do

We deliver full life cycle, start to finish investment opportunities  for our investors and clients. Our investments are full business plans catering for modern investors' needs. We specialise in the acquisition, value creation and long term management of high calibre student accommodation in prime student locations throughout the UK. Supply shortage and limited pipeline against growing demand are our target – it can only mean one thing – relative growth – both income and capital.

Urban Student is an investor and advisor on student accommodation and our specialist team acquire, optimise and develop high-calibre student accommodation, while ensuring all assets are professionally managed to the highest of standards. We invest and offer investments in both freehold and leasehold assets, creating exceptional performance from established standing let investments such as freehold student houses and Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO); whilst also delivering major purpose built schemes for our clients.

Student accommodation is the fastest growing and highest yielding property sector in the UK and we are one of the market leaders in this space. The flourishing student accommodation sector represents a £18bn market to the UK and currently has 13% of the global higher education market (OECD). This macro-economic strength which has pervaded the global recessions, couples with providing excellent income returns for investors and owners alike, with resilient and appreciating rental yields. Fundamentally, we deliver secure income streams that result in significant asset growth. 

 

US investment statistics:

  • Annual yields at over 10% pa. 
  • Year on Year rental growth as much as 11%.
  • Asset values up by as much as 35% in 12 months.

Our unique TweetUS service keeps our investors and clients up to date with our progress on their investments from our asset management to their income. We make it swift and simple but it is always evident; our investment partners are always at the forefront of our mind.

Urban Student provides clients and partners with advisory services and investment capabilities to access this sector prudently and in line with investment parameters. 

Our holistic view of the asset class ensures excellent processes from sourcing and development through to management. And at asset level, we deliver properties to suit the entire student life cycle – from purpose built accommodation through to Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) and residential properties in principal student locations.
 

Turning the market on its head

Our goal is to work with the fundamentals of property. Long term wealth generation through the focus on driving income.

We recognise that many investment products in the sector have not generated the returns to the Investors that the quality underlying real estate delivers; so we have turned this on its head.

Rather than the creation of large, purpose-built blocks and pods, the US model is to invest in smaller properties offering strong projectable income. This helps to significantly reduce risk; as they can be easily adapted for alternative markets if required, plus are also much more liquid. We specialise in freehold assets that have risk protected value and multiple sales strategies – giving you comfort.