Since 1996 we have invested in over £3.9bn of assets across almost every real estate sector, a selection of which are below
A best-in-class 282-bed purpose-built student accommodation scheme in Colchester, home to the University of Essex. The name chosen for the scheme is Enso, inspired by three key pillars of the experience it will offer students: wellbeing, sustainability, and security.
Planning was secured in Q2 2021, and development commenced in Q4 2021. Completion is planned for the summer of 2023, in time for the 2023/4 student intake. The project includes an ESG-linked development agreement with an incentive for the developer to achieve BREEAM Excellent.
The Toybox, Birmingham – Sold
Toybox is a brand new 290 bed campus style Domain student accommodation development located in a prime position in central Birmingham. The Scheme comprises 151 studios and 139 en-suite cluster apartment rooms and includes extensive interior designed communal spaces. The scheme opened in September 2019 and benefits include state of the art amenities including a fully equipped onsite gym and wellness studio, automated parcel lockers and ultrafast fibre optic wifi.
Hox Park, London – Sold
Hox Park is a state of the art, 499 bed campus style Domain student accommodation development located near the Royal Holloway, University of London. The Scheme comprises 200 studios and 299 en-suite cluster apartment rooms and includes a dedicated social and study hub, Hox Haus. The scheme opened in September 2018 and includes extensive amenities including a private gym and wellness centre, parcel lockers, café space and study areas as well as extensive parking.
Century Square, Sheffield – Sold
A 305 bed Domain Student Accommodation development at Radford Street, Sheffield on a prime site, adjacent to the University of Sheffield. Sheffield is a robust student city, with a strong student accommodation market. The University of Sheffield is a member of the Russell Group and was voted number 1 in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Awards for 2014-15.
The development was completed for the September 2016 term and comprises 130 bedrooms (in clusters of 3 to 6), 24 twodios (studios with a shared kitchen) and 151 studios, together with a range of communal facilities, all to best in class standards.
The scheme was delivered in conjunction with the Worthington Group, an experienced student accommodation developer / contractor and has since been sold.
The Tramshed, Preston – Sold
The Tramshed is a 315 bed Domain student development in the heart of Preston, adjacent to the University of Central Lancashire.
The interior designed scheme was completed in October 2017 and incorporates extensive amenities, including; gym, cafe area, quiet study area and leisure facilities. The Tramshed was sold in December 2018 following an unsolicited approach.
The Printworks, Exeter – Sold
The former Exeter printing site which Moorfield developed into the award Printworks, a 492 bed independent Domain student apartment scheme, which opened in 2013 with 100% occupancy. The Printworks comprised a mix of premium studio and multi-bedroom/cluster apartments with extensive, interior designed communal facilities. The scheme is centrally located in close proximity to Exeter University’s campus and remains one of the largest private purpose built schemes in the city.
Queen’s Road Student Village, Winchester – Sold
This 1.3 acre site in Winchester formed part of the former Royal Hampshire Hospital site and was acquired by MREF for the development of a 400 room Domain student scheme. The development completed in September 2010 and is let to the University of Winchester. The asset is within 10 minutes walk of the town centre and is ideally situated being contiguous with the main university campus. The University of Winchester has over 5,500 students and the Queen’s Road Student Village is the largest private sector student accommodation scheme in the city.
In February 2015 an off-market approach from Lone Star resulted in an early realisation of the business plan and sale of the asset.