Spending on student accommodation construction projects is expected to defy uncertainty over Brexit over the next couple of years.
The projects coming to site are increasingly led by private developers, which are building schemes for students for a variety of higher education institutions, rather than directly by universities. Investors are supporting this strategy.
The recent rise in work bears out earlier construction market analysis research by Glenigan, which predicted a surge in wider higher education spending, particularly by the leading Russell group universities.
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