6 November 2020
Student Roost moves into Bristol with PBSA and co-living scheme
Student Roost has bought two new sites for PBSA schemes in York and Bristol from Summix Capital.......Under a £70m forward funding deal with Watkin Jones, Student Roost will deliver a 291-bed scheme at Unity Street in Bristol - its first scheme in the city - and a 368-bed property at Frederick House in York.
....“It’s fantastic news that we’ve been able to agree this deal with Summix Capital and Watkin Jones, particularly in the current environment,” said Student Roost chief investment officer Stephen Rigby.....
Stuart Black, development director at Summix Capital, commented: “We are delighted to have completed the sales of these two fantastic sites during such difficult times, which is testament to the quality of the projects and the parties involved, and are excited to see them progress through to the next stage of their development.”
8 October 2020
Plans for new 186 bedroom City Centre hotel.
Planning permission is being sought for the constructions of a new hotel in Galway City Centre, down by the docks, with 186 bedrooms. Plans have been submitted by Summix BNM Developments to the city council to demolish a vacant industrial building on Lough Atalia Road next to Forthill Cemetery.
10 September 2020
Canongate Edinburgh Architecture Award.
Located within the Old Town Conservation Area, in the heart of Edinburgh’s UNESCO World Heritage Site, the project lies adjacent to the A-listed Old Tolbooth Wynd and Canongate Kirk.
10 January 2020
Student Roost roundtable: PBSA on course for UK growth
Student Roost and Property Week assembled a panel of experts to discuss the key issues, challenges and growth opportunities for purpose-built student accommodation in the UK.
Relevance: PBSA (Student) Industry
19 December 2019
Liberties 368-student residence plan gets approval
An Bord Pleanála has given the green light for 368 student bed spaces in Dublin’s Liberties, where the promoters are promising to provide high-end student accommodation “akin to a boutique hotel”.