Liverpool Student

Prices from £69,950

Actual Yield



5 Years


Liverpool is one of the UK’s fastest growing economies outside London. With access to over 6 million customers and home to over 266,000 businesses, its economy is worth more than £149 billion. Dubbed as UK’s largest outside London, the wealth management industry is the crown jewel of Liverpool, worth £12 billion.

Liverpool is transforming and evolving. With over 270 major new projects planned and £14 billion worth of schemes in the pipeline, the city is set for an ambitious makeover. The development and regeneration projects that cover all aspects including commercial, residential, infrastructural and leisure will redefine Liverpool’s economy over the coming years.

Confidence in Liverpool is booming. The developments will breathe new life into Liverpool and boost its economy, offering the perfect environment for business as well as a compelling offer for investors.

This opportunity is a 566 unit student scheme with two blocks of 10 and 16 storeys comprising 472 clusters and 94 studio apartments.

The scheme is located in the heart of Liverpool and is a 5 minute walk from
the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University. Strong demand is expected from all students, especially postgraduates and overseas students.

The development offers a variety of accommodation options, from cluster bedrooms to studios, offering various choices for both post -graduate and older students, at a variety of price points.

The plans to invest £1bn to expand Liverpool’s Knowledge Quarter is to create a 1.8million sq ft science, health and technology hub, attracting world class companies and reinforcing Liverpool’s reputation as a global leader in medicine and technology. The expansion of the Knowledge Quarter is expected to be a major draw for international students with The University of Liverpool already having over 34% international students compared to a UK average of 25%.

Investment Highlights

  • 42,500 full time students
  • 5 min walk to Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores Uni
  • First class facilities
  • Prices from £69,500
  • 250 Year Leasehold
  • 9% Net Yield for 5 Years

The Development

The main entrance to the development is located in the link between the two blocks. Block B will house most of the communal areas, student lobby, communal living room, games areas, gym, as well as reception staff office, WC/changing rooms and a refuse store. Block B will provide a welcoming entrance to the development and an active frontage to Norton Street. In addition to the communal areas, Block B will include some studio accommodations.

Block A includes a communal dining room, meeting facilities, laundry room, a refuse store for the student accommodation, games room, sub-station and some studio accommodation to the rear.

In the middle of the development, there is a private communal courtyard for the socialisation and the leisure of both the students and residents.

Why invest in student property?

  • UK’s best performing asset class.
  • £3.1 billion invested in the sector in 2016.
  • Increased demand from overseas investors.
  • 2.3 million students are in higher education in the UK.
  • £3.1 billion invested in 2016.
  • 424,000 places were offered on results day in 2016, up by 3% on the previous year (UCAS).
  • Overseas investors contributed £1.49 billion in UK transactions in 2016.
  • 40% of global student transactions have been carried out cross-border.
  • Overseas buyers likely to dominate the market in 2017.
  • Student property became a global powerhouse in 2015/2016.
  • The UK’s market has room to grow with only 24% of students housed in purpose-built accommodation.
  • Globally mobile students are underpinning the demand for purpose- built student housing.

Liverpool City Centre

  • In 2008 Liverpool was the European Capital of Culture, therefore becoming the first city in England to be awarded the title.
  • One of the major cities in the UK, and home to nearly half a million residents, Liverpool now lies at the heart of the 2nd round of economic investment from the UK Government’s Northern Powerhouse Scheme, deeming it as one of the hottest investment locations in the country.
  • With severe housing shortage of 40,000 homes in the city centre and a fast growing population, Liverpool presents the perfect investment landscape and was voted by Totally Money 2017 as the hottest UK location for buy to let property.
  • The Cities rich cultural history, marine port and it’s two Premier League football teams are the first affiliations people make with the city, often unaware of the major evolution and transformation the city has experienced over the last 100 years from the industrial metropolis of the UK to one of the fastest growing 21st century economies.

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