Buy-to-Let Student Accommodation
Having always been a safe and secure asset class with a strong demand, UK student investment property has thrived over the last few years, offering some of the highest yields in the UK’s buy-to-let accommodation market. Initially viewed as a high-performing alternative asset, UK student property has now established itself as a prominent global investment class, with over £2 billion spent in each of the past three years.
Investors are assured by the ability of the UK’s universities to attract high numbers of students from both Britain and overseas and the critically undersupplied nature of the existing accommodation provision.
The momentum behind the industry shows no signs of slowing down with Knight Frank’s 2014 Student Property report stating:
Total returns in the student accommodation sector have outperformed all other traditional asset classes – Knight Frank –Access