Brexit Could Hit Student Accommodation Investment

”Brexit ; Nobody knows for certain how leaving the EU will potentially impact the UK. The arguments go back and forth and round and round, with many people not knowing who to trust or what to believe. George Osborne recently said that house prices would fall by...

Sadiq Khan and London Housing: What to expect?

In a historic mayoral election, Labour’s Sadiq Khan won the day, beating Zac Goldsmith and a host of other candidates to become Mayor of London. It is historic for a number of reasons, firstly as it ends eight years of Tory rule in London under former mayor Boris...

Scandinavian Higher Education – a Good Model?

It is an argument that crops up in many political and economic debates. If you find yourself debating taxes, somebody will point to the Scandinavian model of higher taxes as a shining example. Norwegian justice will often be advocated as a great model of a liberal,...

Brownfield Sites Hold The Key

As the student population grows the need for further student property developments increases. Ever more so, local communities are objecting to planning permission for new student accommodation developments and local councils are forever trying to balance out the needs...

Is the London Property Market Cooling?

Recent headlines have claimed that the London property market is cooling, slowing down, flat-lining or in trouble (depending on which newspapers you read). But the truth is a little bit more complicated, and perhaps not as negative.   The data that has triggered...