Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) offers investors assured NET yields upwards of 7%. Add to that the low investment entry point, full management as standard and leases of typically 51 weeks, and student accommodation is an attractive proposition for any investor.
Student property is the UK’s no.1 asset class
The UK student property market is worth over £50 billion
The UK is the 2nd most popular global destination for students
Student property offers NET yields in excess of 7% per year
In the 2008 recession, student accommodation was one of the few asset classes that grew throughout the period. The market remained buoyant as the number of people attending universities increased, and investors recognised the opportunity that the UK student property market offered.
In a standard savings account or ISA, you would receive an interest rate of anything from 0.5% to 1.45%. Whereas if you were to invest in student property, you’d be making upwards of 7% NET interest every year – with the added benefit of potential capital appreciation.