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Across four key sectors,
we start conversations
 that end in transactions

We combine sector expertise with extensive market
knowledge to deliver tangible results for your business.

STUDENT
ACCOMMODATION (PBSA)

We are experts in identifying and capitalising on opportunities in the dynamic student housing market. With a deep understanding of student needs and trends, we help investors and developers unlock the potential of purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) assets, delivering high-quality living spaces that attract institutional grade investment. Since inception four years ago the PBSA team has transacted over £3 billion in the sector.

OFFICE

We offer a range of innovative transaction strategies to help you navigate the ever-changing landscape of commercial real estate. From unveiling off-market landmark transactions to on-market trophy asset processes, the office team have been redefining the Capital’s skyline for over 20 years. The team provides tailored solutions that maximise value and achieve your investment goals.

CO-LIVING

We understand the growing demand for flexible and community-oriented living spaces. We specialise in leading transactions across exceptional co-living assets that cater to the demands of modern renters, connecting residents through shared amenities and vibrant communal spaces. We help our clients unlock the potential of co-living schemes and achieve exceptional returns.

BUILD-TO-RENT (BTR)

Our Build-to-Rent team focuses on capitalising on the booming rental market and increased returns for investors. We specialise in identifying high-quality investment opportunities that outperform against the current BTR landscape. With our expertise in BTR, we assist clients in maximising value and navigating the complexities of this rapidly growing sector.

Our Transactions

A proven track
record of executing
successful results

27 Soho Square

Prime Central London freehold office building located in the prestigious garden square of 27 Soho Square. The property was acquired from Federated Hermes, with Harris Associates acting on behalf of the seller.

Price: £45 .5 million

Buyer: Kajima

Highgate Studios

Harris Associates acted on behalf of KKR and Hondo Enterprises on the purchase of Highgate Studios, the 210,000sqft campus site for £145m.

Price: £145 million

Buyer: Hondo & KKR

Johnson Gardens

Harris Associates acted on behalf of ARAXProperties and Eurazeo to acquire the 195,000 sqft island site in the heart of Hatton Garden for £170m.

Price: £170 million

Buyer: ARAX Properties and Eurazeo

The Lone Star acquisition of The Fusion Portfolio

Harris Associates played a crucial role in the forward funding of fiveFusion Students projects across the UK, representing over 2,600 student bed spaces.

Price: £315 million

Buyer: Lone Star Value - Add Fund I.L.P.

The Cain & Fusion Joint Venture

We played a pivotal role in the high-profile joint venture between Fusion Students and Cain International, educating Cain into the PBSA market place and introducing significant capital to the sector.

Price: £1.5 billion

Great Court, Bermondsey

Harris Associates advised EQT Exeter on the off-market acquisition of Great Court, a 250 bed student accommodation scheme in London.

Buyer: EQT Exeter

The Store House, Leeds

Harris Associates facilitated the successful sale of The Store House, a Forward Funding opportunity in Leeds to a confidential buyer.

369 Student Bed Spaces

Emily Davies, Southampton

Through the Harris Associates, Edmund Tie partnership, The team successfully sold Emily Davies to Far East Orchard on behalf of Empiric PLC.

180 Student Bed Spaces

Austin Hall & Asquith House

Harris Associates facilitated the sale of Austin Hall & Asquith House on behalf of a private client.

302 Student Bed Spaces

Buyer: Confidential

Ten Traffic Street

Harris Associates facilitated the sale of Ten Traffic Street to Blackstone & IQ Students on behalf of Jensco Group. 522 student bed spaces.

Price: £68.12m

Buyer: Blackstone & IQ Students

British Steel Pension Fund

Purchased this strategic industrial estate portfolio in the locations of Dunstable, Redditch and Northampton on behalf of Williams Pears Group. Following significant asset enhancement we sold the portfolio to Blackstone, M&G and Orchard Street for a combined price of £75m.

Square feet: 554,900

Buyer: Pears Group

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