The Executive Directors have an established network of contacts in the UK student accommodation sector from which potential investment flows are being sourced. This network includes owner/operators, investment funds, developers, property agents and other proprietary real estate contacts. In addition, the group draws upon the contacts and resources of RevCap to continue to identify potential investment opportunities.
The Company acquires and develops properties in target towns and cities with high-quality HEIs, an attractive imbalance of supply and demand in existing student accommodation and a student profile (typically with numerous overseas and graduate students) that supports higher rental rates.
The Company targets prime central locations in order to increase the alternative use value of the properties and to limit the risk of obsolescence.
Following initial screening, short listed investment opportunities and projects are subjected to detailed financial, legal and technical due diligence by the Company. Following the successful conclusion of this due diligence process, a formal investment proposal and business plan for the investment is prepared. In addition, if an investment opportunity represents a project suitable for development via the joint venture with RevCap, details of the proposal will be shared with RevCap for internal review.