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Blackstone sells Nido for £415m

Blackstone sells Nido for £415m

Blackstone has sold its Nido Student Accommodation business to Round Hill Capital who have syndicated the equity requirement amongst its investor base. Nido was created by Generation Estates and Blackstone after Generation led Blackstone into the UK student sector as a result of ...

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Generation Estates obtain major planning consent for City University development

Generation Estates obtain major planning consent for City University development

Today planning consent has been granted by London Borough of Islington for a major redevelopment at 122-130 Goswell Road and 15 Bastwick Street. The scheme by TP Bennett Architects for Generation Estates and The Carlyle Group will mean that City University London’s former h...

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Generation Estates win planning consent at Bankside on appeal

Generation Estates win planning consent at Bankside on appeal

Special student developer/operator Generation Estates has obtained planning consent at Ewer Street in the Bankside area of Southwark following an appeal against non determination by the local planning authority. The scheme on a site acquired earlier this year from Workspace Group...

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A Pure new approach to student living is launched

A Pure new approach to student living is launched

Pure Student Living, a new London focused student accommodation brand which provides students with secure, high quality and well located, but competitively priced residences, launched today and is now offering rooms for the 2012/2013 academic year at its first facility, Pure High...

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The Carlyle Group acquire Hammersmith Palais

The Carlyle Group acquire Hammersmith Palais

Today the student housing joint venture between Generation Estates and The Carlyle Group acquired the well known Hammersmith Palais site at 242 Shepherds Bush Road from London & Regional....

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Isledon Road project financed by Barclays

Isledon Road project financed by Barclays

Generation and The Carlyle Group have secured a £28.5 million facility from Barclays Commercial in respect of their new 400 bed student residence at Isledon Road, next to Finsbury Park station. A construction contract has also been entered into with The Mace Group who will compl...

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Joint Venture with Generation Estates grows capacity to 1,850 student beds in London

Joint Venture with Generation Estates grows capacity to 1,850 student beds in London

Global alternative asset manager, The Carlyle Group, announces that it has strengthened its position in the London student accommodation sector through the acquisition of three sites, for £46 million in aggregate, having received planning permission for their development into st...

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100 Middlesex Street sold to LaSalle Investment Management

100 Middlesex Street sold to LaSalle Investment Management

Blackstone in conjunction with Generation Estates, has sold 100 Middlesex Street, London,E1 to La Salle Investment Management acting on behalf of a pension fund client. The purchase price of £26.5 million represents a net initial yield of 5.50%. 100 Middlesex Street is a recentl...

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Generation & The Carlyle Group acquire site near Tate Modern

Generation & The Carlyle Group acquire site near Tate Modern

The Generation student housing joint venture with The Carlyle Group today completed the purchase of a disused car park at Ewer Street in Bankside, Southwark. The site was purchased from Workspace Group plc....

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Jonathan Walker appointed Development Director

Jonathan Walker appointed Development Director

Generation Estates announces the appointment of Jonathan Walker as Development Director. He was formerly Head of Projects at Great Portland Estates having been with them for approaching 7 years. Jonathan has extensive experience of property development in and around London having...

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