Student Living Spain

Spain is facing a continuous housing shortage compounded by a yearly surge in student numbers. As the 5th largest global market catering to 1.7 million students, with 11% international, a concerning trend emerges- more Spanish students opt to stay in family homes due to financial constraints and challenges securing student accommodation.

In response, the sector delivered 30,000 units in the last 5 years. However, the current pipeline of 20,000 units signifies only a 7% increase in required supply, exposing a substantial gap.

Spain strategically blends underserved markets with a deep understanding of capital markets in Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA). Cities like Valencia, drawing substantial student interest and boasting cultural appeal, offer enticing investment prospects. Additionally, within secondary cities, identifying precise micro-locations becomes pivotal for successful PBSA ventures, demanding astute market comprehension in strategic planning.

What you can expect:

Participant-driven event where you help set the agenda
Real-world case-studies from across the sector
Curated community networking
Hands-on impact driven workshops

Key challenges explored:

Deepening housing shortage:

Spain grapples with a persistent housing deficit, which is also highlighted by more Spanish students choosing to stay at home with their families.

Considerable housing supply gap:

Despite delivering 30,000 units in 5 years, the current pipeline of 20,000 units represents a mere 7% increase in required supply. This stark disparity highlights the substantial housing gap, a significant challenge for the sector.

Key opportunities explored:

Strategic investment:

Spain's grasp of underserved markets in Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) presents investment prospects. Cities like Valencia, with a robust student influx and cultural magnetism, offer promising investment avenues.

Tapping into secondary city potential:

Targeting precise micro-locations within secondary cities holds promise for PBSA investments. Identifying specific areas within these urban centers where demand is unmet requires sharp market insight for strategic planning.

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