2019 Event partners and exhibitors
Our partners and exhibitors look forward to welcoming you to the 2019 Student Accommodation Conference & Awards.
They can be found in the exhibition hall during the conference's networking breaks.
In association with
Awards premier partner
Networking Drinks and Platinum Partner
ABODUS is a vertically integrated, asset, development and facilities management platform, led by a team of driven professionals with decades of student accommodation experience, in each area of the business. Accredited by ANUK, the growing Abodus portfolio will be managing more than 3,000 beds across six geographically diverse UK cities, by the end of 2019. The Abodus Student Living, management brand, thrives on the driving value of “more than just a room” exceeding the benchmark industry standards, offering residents and Universities, award winning purpose built and designed accommodation, delivering a safe, cost-effective, living experience, within a caring and interactive community.
amber energy® is a consultancy based in Cardiff and London who provide solutions to the complex world of energy. Founded in 2009 amber energy® leads the way in PBSA Energy Management and have over 7 years’ experience working with private PBSA owners, providing them with specialised solutions tailored for their business needs. By “challenging the norm” amber’s team of in-house experts work in partnership with businesses to find solutions to reduce their utility costs. For amber, it’s all about supporting businesses to achieve their goals, because the best kind of energy broker, is not a broker.
ASK4 is an award-winning provider of high-speed internet solutions and managed data services. Partnering with universities and private accommodation providers, our reputation is built on successful service delivery and our investment in meaningful long-term partnerships. We are the partner of choice across the UK and Europe. Our experience, expertise and customer research enable us to provide high-performing, bespoke, resilient services to meet our clients' needs. Services include superfast internet, full-site WiFi and unique features such as 4Network - all supported by our 24/7 multilingual technical helpdesk. We also provide robust building infrastructure networks to enable third party services such as IP-CCTV and door access control.
Our industry leading Student Accommodation team focus solely on the student housing sector.
We have the largest dedicated London-based valuation team in the student sector and have fully experienced sector valuers in our national network. We seek to create advantage for all our clients from a combination of accurate valuations, reliable delivery, up-to-date market intelligence, benchmark data and our wider network of industry contacts.
We are the retained valuer to the Unite UK Student Accommodation Fund, The IQ Fund, The Curlew Fund, Empiric Student Property Plc and to all the UK institutions with sector exposure. We provide regular and one-off advice to the full range of lenders in today's marketplace.
Glide is the leading provider of broadband and Wi-Fi services for student accommodation, delivering hyperfast connectivity to students across the UK and Europe. With our own national fibre network connecting over 350,000 students across 850 sites, Glide create better student experiences through best in class broadband services, cabling expertise, smart tech, and data insight. Come and visit our stand to discover how the Glide solution extends far beyond broadband with innovative services such as Location Analytics that help transform your student accommodation and reduce operational costs.
Irwin Mitchell acts for a wide variety of clients who rely on our commercial approach and ‘can do’ attitude. 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 all sectors. Whether you are investing in, developing, funding or occupying property, we can fulfil your legal needs and support you in achieving your business aspirations.
Home to over 18,500 students, Student Roost is one of the UK’s largest providers of purpose-built student accommodation.
Pioneering a customer-centric approach to private student accommodation, Student Roost offers flexible tenancy lengths, tailored payment plan options and all-inclusive bills.
All Student Roost homes offer an environment for students to study, live and socialise in; encouraging a community among tenants and the highest quality of living while at University.
Founded in 2017, Student Roost is headquartered in Birmingham and operates 49 properties across 19 UK cities.
Aldermore Group PLC is a specialist bank offering straightforward products to Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), homeowners, landlords and individuals.
Building on its core values of being reliable, expert, dynamic and straightforward, Aldermore aims to deliver banking as it should be.
For the student property market Aldermore supports commercial investors, commercial landlords and experienced property developers to fund, invest, purchase and develop quality student accommodation through its range of Commercial Mortgages and Property Development finance.
Speak to the team to find out how Aldermore’s bespoke underwriting, flexible terms and award-winning service can help you realise your ambitions from the ground up.
Cushman & Wakefield is a market leader in the provision of Student Accommodation services in the UK. Our expertise is unique in that our client base and experience consists of all those involved in the student accommodation marketplace – universities, investors, developers, operators, as well as local and central government. Our data driven in-depth analysis and deep understanding of the issues and challenges facing the student accommodation and wider Higher Education sector enables us to provide market-leading, actionable advice. As a full-service provider, we are involved in all stages of the property life cycle including market targeting, demand & supply assessments, investment, valuation, development, funding and real estate strategy.
We’re experts in creating and managing vibrant communities which people really want to come home to. We’re always evolving and finding smart new ways to make our residents’ lives better, providing an exceptional customer experience. Our talented and experienced teams know our residents inside out, meaning we always exceed expectations, keeping our properties full and enquiry lists long.
Host Student Housing Ltd is one of the largest providers of student accommodation in the UK, operating over 11,000 beds, across 42 sites in the UK and Europe. Named as the Best Private Halls Provider for the second year running at the National Student Housing Awards 2019 - this year more than 40,000 students across the UK and Ireland took part. There’s nothing we don’t know about operating student accommodation and creating successful long-term investments. Our proven track record and the excellent reputation we’ve earned over the past 25 years in operating, managing, developing and investing in student accommodation speaks for itself.
Lockton’s specialist Real Estate & Construction practice consistently deliver innovative insurance placements and provide beneficial risk management services for student housing owners and operators. Our many years of experience in this sector have enabled us to develop a robust and proven policy wording which goes beyond the basic insurance needs of a student housing landlord and includes valuable extensions to cover. Lockton is the world’s largest privately owned independent global broker, with 7,500 associates and 85 offices worldwide.
Nido Student is Europe’s leading PBSA provider. Investors choose Nido for our institutional-grade services, extensive network and ethical approach.
Headquartered in London, Nido has a current pipeline to operate 34 assets [10,000+ beds] across 5 European countries, with scalable systems and technology in place to facilitate future growth. Nido Student’s Leadership Team has extensive experience in all stages of the investment, development & management cycle within Purpose Built Student Accommodation.
Nido has developed a newly-refreshed, award-winning brand with 4 core values, built around what our residents tell us they value; wellbeing, sustainability, community, design & technology.