Properties

Crosslane has established a proven track record for developing purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) in the UK and has delivered 18 assets across 13 cities representing 3,704 beds since 2008 creating a portfolio with national coverage.

Developments are predominantly focused on regional Russell Group university cities outside London, in city centre locations, near university campuses, are of a high specification and typically 130-450 beds in size to achieve operational efficiencies.

Crosslane identifies the most attractive PBSA site locations through thorough research & analysis to pinpoint optimum site selection, designs properties of a size that drive strong yields whilst meeting student needs, obtains planning permission, acquires land, negotiates development debt, through strong relationships with contractor partners develops assets, obtains investment debt & secures exits for completed assets.

Completed PBSA properties

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UK, Leeds - Sycamore House

Summary

  • 117 beds
    • Premium self-contained, en-suite studio apartments

Development

  • New build
  • Planning consent achieved by the Crosslane Group
  • Site acquired September 2017
  • Work onsite commenced September 2017
  • Completed September 2018
  • Crosslane Lettings & Operational Management business: Prime Student Living mobilized the property in time for completion and continue to manage the building.
  • Crosslane sold the site to Harrison Street Real Estate & Crosslane JV

Location

  • Located in a residential conservation area in the north west of Leeds city centre, on the corner of Woodhouse Square & Claremont Avenue, opposite Woodhouse Square Park.
  • 3 miles (6 mins’ walk) south of the University of Leeds main campus
  • 4 miles (10 mins’ walk) south of the University of Leeds student union building
  • 5 miles (12 mins’ walk) south west of Leeds Becket University campus
  • 5 miles (9 mins’ walk) north west of Leeds city centre

 

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UK, Edinburgh - Old Printworks

Summary

  • 237 beds
    • 193 cluster flat en-suite rooms
    • 44 self-contained en-suite studio apartments

Development

  • New build, high quality PBSA
  • Planning consent achieved by the Crosslane Group
  • Site acquired December 2015
  • Work onsite commenced January 2016
  • Completed September 2017
  • Crosslane sold the site to Unite who are forward funding the development, with Crosslane undertaking role of developer

Location

  • Located within central Edinburgh a short walk from the Royal Mile and Edinburgh’s main train station, Edinburgh Waverley.
  • The site is a 10 minute walk to the main campus of Edinburgh University and is located mid-way between there and Pollock Halls, the university’s main accommodation campus.

 

 

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UK, Sheffield - Brass Founders

Summary

  • 437 beds
    • 293 cluster flat en-suite rooms
    • 144 self-contained en-suite studio apartments

Development

  • New build
  • Planning consent achieved by the Crosslane Group
  • Land currently owned by the Crosslane Group
  • Site acquired February 2016
  • Work onsite commenced February 2016
  • Completed September 2017
  • Crosslane Lettings & Operational Management business: Prime Student Living achieved full occupancy in time for completion
  • Crosslane sold site to Unite September 2017

Location

  • Located within half a mile North of the city centre
  • Approximately 10 minutes walking distance North East of the University of Sheffield & approximately half a mile from the main Faculty of Engineering campus
  • 15 minutes walking distance from Sheffield Hallam University

 

 

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UK, Newcastle - Albert Place

Summary 

  • 133 ensuite clusters & 1 premium studio

Development

  • New build, high quality PBSA
  • Planning consent achieved by the Crosslane Group
  • Site acquired April 2016
  • Work onsite commenced August 2016
  • Completed September 2017
  • Crosslane Lettings & Operational Management business: Prime Student Living mobilized the property in time for completion and continue to manage the building
  • Crosslane sold the site to Kout Investments in April 2018

Location

  • Located within half a mile east of the city centre
  • Site is 300 meters from the University of Northumbria City Campus East and 0.3 miles from the main University of Northumbria Campus

 

 

 

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UK, Newcastle - St James House

Summary 

  • 147 beds
  • Premium self-contained, en-suite studio apartments

Development

  • Conversion of a 1980s red brick office to create new, high quality PBSA
  • Planning consent achieved by the Crosslane Group
  • Site acquired December 2015
  • Work onsite commenced January 2016
  • Completed September 2016
  • Crosslane Lettings & Operational Management business: Prime Student Living achieved full occupancy in time for completion

Location

  • Located within half a mile north of the city centre
  • Site is 0.2 miles from Newcastle University, 0.6 miles from University of Northumbria and a few minutes’ walk from Newcastle University Business School

 

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UK, Newcastle – St James' Point (Phase II)

Summary

  • 203 beds
    • 161 cluster flat en-suite rooms
    • 42 self-contained en-suite studio apartments

Development

  • New build
  • Planning consent achieved by the Crosslane Group
  • Site acquired October 2013
  • Completed August 2015
  • Managed by Crosslane Lettings & Operational Management business: Prime Student Living since 2015
  • Crosslane sold the site to Brookfield in October 2016

Location

  • Adjacent to St James Point, Phase I
  • Site is directly opposite Newcastle University Business School and half a mile from Newcastle University main campus
  • Located half a mile north of the city centre

 

 

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UK, Bristol – St Lawrence House

Summary

  • 166 beds
  • 166 self-contained en-suite studio apartments
    • Conversion of a 11 storey office building to create new, high quality PBSA
    • Planning consent achieved by the Crosslane Group

Development

  • Site acquired 2014
  • Completed September 2015
  • Managed by Crosslane Lettings & Operational Management business: Prime Student Living since 2015

Location

  • Located 0.4 miles South East of the University of Bristol campus, less than a 10 minute walk away.
  • Situated in the city centre, with a number of pubs, bars and restaurants in the immediate vicinity.

 

 

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UK, Liverpool – Glassworks

Summary

  • 323 beds
    • 314 cluster flat en-suite rooms
    • 9 self-contained en-suite studio apartments

Development

  • New build
  • Planning consent achieved by the Crosslane Group
  • Site acquired 2014
  • Completed September 2015
  • Managed by Crosslane Lettings & Operational Management business: Prime Student Living since 2015

Location

  • Located directly opposite Liverpool John Moores University’s (JMU) Tithebarn library, only 0.3 miles from JMU’s main Byrom Street campus to the east
  • Liverpool Hope University & the Liverpool School of Performing Arts are just a short bus journey away
  • Situated 0.4 miles north of Liverpool’s vibrant city centre

 

 

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UK, Birmingham – Athena Studios

Summary

  • 259 beds
    • 259 self-contained en-suite studio apartments

Development

  • New build
  • Planning consent achieved by the Crosslane Group
  • Site acquired April 2014
  • Completed September 2015
  • Managed by Crosslane Lettings & Operational Management business: Prime Student Living since 2015

Location

  • Site is directly opposite Birmingham University Edgbaston campus and the brand new state of the art University sports centre
  • Located less than 5 minutes’ walk from the University Business School

 

 

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UK, Newcastle – St James’ Point Phase I

Summary

  • 216 beds
    • 216 self-contained en-suite studio apartments

Development

  • New build
  • Planning consent achieved by the Crosslane Group
  • Site acquired March 2013
  • Completed August 2014
  • Managed by Crosslane Lettings & Operational Management business: Prime Student Living since 2014
  • Crosslane sold the site to Brookfield in October 2016

Location

  • Site is directly opposite Newcastle University Business School and half a mile from Newcastle University main campus
  • Located half a mile north of the city centre

 

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UK, Bristol – Harbour Court

Summary

  • 133 beds
    • 87 cluster flat en-suite rooms
    • 45 self-contained en-suite studio apartments
    • 1 one-bedroom flat

Development

  • New build
  • Planning consent achieved by the Crosslane Group
  • Site acquired 2013
  • Completed August 2014
  • Managed by Crosslane Lettings & Operational Management business: Prime Student Living since 2014

Location

  • Site is 0.5 miles south of the University of Bristol campus
  • Located 0.7 miles south west of Bristol City Centre

 

 

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UK, Dundee – Keiller Court

Summary

  • 128 beds
    • 128 cluster flat rooms

Development

  • Conversion of a former warehouse building into new purpose-built student accommodation
  • Planning consent achieved by the Crosslane Group
  • Site acquired 2011
  • Completed 2012
  • Managed by Crosslane Lettings & Operational Management business: Prime Student Living since 2012

Location

  • Located less than 500m from the university of Dundee and Abertay university

 

 

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UK, Glasgow – Sauchiehall Street

Summary

  • 81 beds
    • 81 cluster flat rooms

Development

  • Site acquired 2012
  • Managed by Crosslane Lettings & Operational Management business: Prime Student Living since 2012

Location

  • Located within walking distance of Glasgow, Strathclyde and Caledonian Universities, with Glasgow School of Art just across the road

 

 

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UK, Edinburgh – Meadow Court

Summary

  • 148 beds
    • 148 cluster flat en-suite rooms

Development

  • Site acquired 2011
  • Managed by Crosslane Lettings & Operational Management business: Prime Student Living since 2011

Location

  • Located 5 minutes’ walk from the University of Edinburgh’s main Central Campus
  • Leased to Edinburgh University via a NOMs agreement

 

 

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UK, Lancaster – Cable Street

Summary

  • 233 cluster flat rooms

Development

  • Site acquired 2011
  • Managed by Crosslane Lettings & Operational Management business: Prime Student Living since 2011

Location

  • Located in the city centre a short bus or bike ride to Lancaster University Campus
  • Lancaster University ranks in the top 20 universities in the UK

 

 

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UK, Dundee – Old Mill

Summary

  • 413 beds
    • 379   2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 cluster flats
    • 9       1 bed flats 
    • 25     studios

Development

  • Site acquired 2010
  • Managed by Crosslane Lettings & Operational Management business: Prime Student Living since 2010

Location

  • Located within a five minute walk from the university of Dundee and Abertay university

 

 

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UK, Manchester – Cambridge House

Summary 

  • 48 beds
    • 48 cluster flat en-suite rooms

Development

  • Site acquired 2008
  • Managed by Crosslane Lettings & Operational Management business: Prime Student Living since 2008

Location

  • Located directly opposite Manchester Metropolitan University and a few minutes’ walk from The University of Manchester and the heart of the city centre