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Sheffield, UK

Prices from £75,000

Net Yield




5 years

Despite recent political changes in the UK market, the student market continues to grow and driven by growing domestic and international numbers, this trend is showing no sign of slowing down. The expectations of students has changed. They no longer want to live in shared accommodation on the outskirts of cities, they want and are willing to pay for dedicated purpose-built accommodation in the heart of their chosen city.

This later student investment opportunity, meets those needs; on the doorstep of Sheffield Hallam University and the city of Sheffield; offering investors a city centre asset that delivers 7.5% yield.

The UK is the world’s second largest host country to overseas students. Attracted by world-leading standard of education, the UK already educates almost half a million international students, a number which is predicted by the UK government to grow by between 15% and 20% over the next five years. UK purpose-built student accommodation market valued at more than £50bn.

With higher budgets for housing and the requirement to feel safe and comfortable in a foreign country, international students have created heightened demand for high-quality, fully self-contained, purpose-built student accommodation in city centre locations close to their institution of study and travel links.

The Developments

Located in Sheffield Shop city centre in the heart of Sheffield Hallam University campus, the development offers a purpose built investment opportunity in an unbeatable location.

  • 228 En-Suite Rooms & 13 Studios
  • Fully Equipped State-Of-The-Art-Gym
  • On Site Coffee Shop
  • Group Study & Quiet Areas
  • Wifi Throughout
  • City Centre Location
  • On Site Laundry
  • 24 Hour Security & Reception

Why Sheffield?

Part of a £220m regeneration project in the heart of the city, the development offers investors unrivalled opportunity. The masterplan aims to deliver facilities and an estate that enables and encourages a new way of learning, researching and working.

Sheffield is undoubtedly one of the country’s most notable university cities with it becoming a magnet for students and a centre for education. The University of Sheffield is a member of the elite Russell Group. The University is rated 78th in world, 13th in the UK and top in Yorkshire and the Humber in the 2020 QS World University Rankings.

With two excellent universities, this has resulted in the city experiencing a considerable growth in student numbers, especially from overseas, and today there are more than seven applications per available place. International student numbers have also increased by 30% in the last five years.

  • £152pw Average PBSA studio price in Sheffield
  • 60,000 Students in the city
  • 48% of Sheffield students do not have access to PBSA
  • 9% Student Growth in Sheffield


  • £5,000 Reservation Deposit
  • Contract Pack Issued to your Solicitor
  • 50% Deposit on exchange of contracts
  • (minus reservation deposit) –
  • 3% interest on deposit begins
  • 25% Payable 6 months after exchange
  • 25% Due on completion (July 2022)
  • 5 Year NET Rental Assurance Begins
  • 7.5% for 5 Years

What to do next?

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