At Abodus Living we pride ourselves as a resident-first property manager, placing student interest at the heart of operational delivery. In early 2015, Abodus was born out of a ‘more than just a room’ philosophy growing to 5,155 beds across 19 buildings in ten cities. Unique in leadership; with a vertically integrated team of specialists, our objective is to maximise operating performance of each entity, drive asset value and income, without compromising the 360-living experience of our residents. We believe we have developed an exceptional offering to our residents, a brand which resonates with all students offering exceptional customer service.
Collegiate UK is a dynamic student accommodation operator. As an operator and manager of student accommodation with over 10,500 beds in 21 cities, Collegiate UK works in close partnership with investors, developers, universities and stakeholders to be the most trusted accommodation choice for students, creating environments where everyone can thrive. Owned by investment manager Arlington Advisors, Collegiate UK operates a diverse portfolio of assets for a range of clients.
micampus is the second largest student residence company in Spain with almost 6,500 bed spaces in operation, spread over 28 residences, and with 15 residences under development which will add a further 2,500 beds to our portfolio in the next year.
micampus is one of the 3 oldest student residence companies in Europe, with more than 20 years’ experience in the sector. We employ around 150 professionals who are responsible for safeguarding the wellbeing of the students.
micampus has a presence in 16 provinces (Madrid, Barcelona, Seville, Málaga, Valencia, Alicante, Murcia, Logroño, Burgos, Pamplona, Bilbao, Valladolid, Zaragoza, Santander, Oviedo and Lugo), offering the student community modern accommodation solutions in the best locations.
Yardi's innovative, end-to-end solution for PBSA enhances operations and provides a frictionless experience for students. Operators can showcase communities with dynamic marketing websites, combine student housing and traditional lease options in one leasing dashboard and save time with bulk onboarding for move-ins and move-outs with RentCafe for Student Housing.
Assured Energy Solutions are a specialist provider of PBSA lighting. We partner with Siteco and Clevertronics to deliver a Total 10 Year Warranty on all components of our lighting solutions – batteries included! Our industry leading warranty provides significantly increased lifecycle, sustainability and reduced carbon. All supporting the journey towards Net Zero whilst also delivering zero maintenance costs for 10 years. The Clevertronics XT Zoneworks wireless emergency system automatically tests emergency lighting to deliver compliant testing and reporting without the need for staff intervention. Siteco have been manufacturing leading edge lighting for over 150 years and Assured have brought these technologies together to provide the most advanced lighting package within the PBSA sector.
tp bennett is a leading architecture and design practice located in London, Manchester and Leeds with affiliate offices in more than 20 countries. For over 100 years, the practice has been at the forefront of architecture and design, offering cross-sector expertise from a world-class team. tp bennett is at the forefront of student residential design and has provided over 30,000 residences that embody design principles reflective of the evolving demands of student life. The student rooms, whether they are large or small ensuite clusters, studios or town house concepts, have all the required facilities to provide a home from home including increased amenity space, spaces for student interaction, and social inclusion
UCAS connects accommodation providers and businesses with 1m+ students each year. Backed by strategic data-led consultancy, research-led insights and real-time student decision-making, we can connect you to verified students using a data and channel mix tailored to your needs, when they’re most engaged. Raise awareness of your brand, prepare for future trends, or deliver a short-term fix to fill rooms – we have the solutions to achieve your goals.
By working with UCAS, you’re investing in the future of higher education – 100% of profits from commercial activities are reinvested into the charity to improve services for customers and clients.
StarRez is the global leader in cloud software for Student Accommodation and Residential Communities with over 30 years experience, 1300 customers worldwide and over 3 million beds under management. We provide a fast and user-friendly booking journey, electronic contract signatures, accurate billing, occupancy management, parcels/packages, visitors, maintenance work orders, communications, welfare, reporting, dashboards and more. Millions of students enjoy a modern, responsive and secure (PCI and GDPR compliant) solution that empowers them to find the best room, move in fast and have a great resident experience.
Our vision is a world free from the fear of heart and circulatory diseases. We raise money to research cures and treatments, so we can give people more time with the ones they love.
Your support powers our life saving research. The money you raise, the items you donate and the time you volunteer helps protect the people you love.
We are attending to showcase our free dedicated student campaign #packforgood and share with you how we can come together to power lifesaving research whilst also protecting the environment we live in at end of term and beyond.
EcoSync is a technology start-up out of Oxford University offering innovative dynamic, room-by-room energy management solutions for commercial buildings, with a mission to reduce energy waste and stop the heating of empty rooms.
EcoSync's technology intelligently adapts temperature controls according to occupancy levels and is driven by real-time data collection and machine learning digital twins of every radiator, room, and building, achieving energy savings of between 30-50%
NSP Security are trusted partners to the Student Accommodation sector.
NSP have brought technology, hardware and experience together to deliver reliable, cost effective and easy to use intelligent Door Lock & Access Control management systems, uniquely designed for the student market.
NSP’s ‘in house’ Help Desk & Service Team provide an unrivalled support throughout the lifetime of our locksets.
NSP’s unique technology can be integrated into many management suites and IOT applications allowing Accommodation Providers a unique insight into room usage, space management, energy control and resident welfare.
TLJ are global providers of commercial access control solutions. We specialise in contactless electronic locks and integrated access management software systems.
TLJ deliver fully integrated, bespoke access control solutions for the student accommodation sector, from smartphone-enabled electronic door locks for student residences, to lift and elevator controllers and smart lockers for students. TLJ’s access control systems perfectly complement the connected lifestyle of today’s students.
As with all of TLJ’s access control range the contactless electronic door locks can be operated by our easy-to-use smartphone app and RFID access tokens such as fobs or key cards, providing additional security for students and peace of mind for building owners.
Sponsor of Innovation Award
Aldermore Group’s purpose is to back people to fulfil life’s hopes and dreams. It has two operating companies Aldermore Bank PLC and MotoNovo Finance Limited. Aldermore Bank was established in 2009 and provides financing to back UK small and medium sized enterprises (“SMEs”), and supports investors and homebuyers with mortgage finance, while offering a dynamic online savings proposition. The Bank services customers and intermediary partners predominantly online and by phone. MotoNovo Finance Limited, based in Cardiff, helps UK consumers by bringing straightforward finance to people looking to buy their next car, van or motorcycle. It owns and operates the online platform findandfundmycar.com.
Aldermore Group is part of FirstRand Group, the largest financial services group in Africa by market capitalisation.
Sponsor of Social Impact Initiative - Student Property
We are a London based, full-service law firm, specialising in providing straightforward advice to entrepreneurial businesses and individuals on domestic and international matters.
Our Band 1 ranking real estate team (Chambers & Partners 2023) is one of the largest and most experienced in the UK. We have over 100 real estate lawyers, offering occupiers, developers and investors flexible team structures to ensure efficient and bespoke services to support client needs. We are trusted advisors to some of the biggest names in Real Estate, invested in understanding our PBSA clients' business needs, and work to provide strategic advice on opportunities and challenges that the sector presents.
Sponsor of Investor of the Year
Irwin Mitchell is proud to work with clients who are transforming our cities and towns and, in doing so, helping our economy and changing lives for the better. Our team works across major centres throughout the UK, so we understand the factors that influence your markets and the challenges you face. Our Real Estate team offers a broad range of services and specialist expertise for clients across the housing sector including PBSA and PRS, so whether you are investing in, developing, funding or occupying property, we can fulfil your legal needs and support you in achieving your business aspirations.
Torsion Developments are experts in Real Estate Developments specialising predominantly in student accommodation, build-to-rent, and the residential property market. Since its inception in 2016, the company has continuously improved and modernised its offering to facilitate the changing demographics for the user’s needs. Combining this knowledge with extensive experience in acquisition strategies, feasibility assessments, and debt provision, the company develop schemes that provide excellent returns on investment to its clients and offering best in class value to stakeholders. With an exceptional track record in accommodation, Torsion Developments has delivered more than 2,000 beds throughout the UK to date.
Established in 2002, Harris Associates is the UK's pioneering investment agency, with a remarkable track record advising on transactions surpassing £18 billion worldwide. Our proficiency in Office, Student Accommodation, and Co-Living markets has enabled us to launch our BTR division, extending our esteemed best-in-class service to this sector. Our stellar portfolio exemplifies leading sell-side strategies, consistently maximising client returns through visionary marketing techniques, including video content and modern design. Since 2021, we've executed over £3 billion in PBSA transactions, and our commitment to innovation consistently delivers exceptional results, with additional £1 billion in PBSA projects currently in progress, cementing our position as industry leaders.