Harrison Street Forms Joint Venture to Develop Student Housing Properties Across Europe
CHICAGO — Harrison Street Real Estate Capital LLC, based in Chicago, has formed a joint venture with Crosslane Property Group UK Limited to develop a portfolio of four student housing properties totaling 1,267 beds. The properties will be located in Leeds, Coventry, Portsmouth and Swansea, which are cities in the United Kingdom that have a combined enrollment of more than 131,000 students. Gross development value for the four properties is approximately $175 million. Harrison Street’s European student housing portfolio comprises more than 7,000 beds in ownership or under construction across Ireland, France, Germany and the United Kingdom.