Demand for Purpose Built Student Accommodation on the Rise

Demand for Purpose Built Student Accommodation on the Rise
5th July 2017 James Brooke

Demand for Purpose Built Student Accommodation on the Rise reports 80 per cent increase in visitors to the platform and enquiries up 130 per cent., the original dedicated student halls search engine, has seen a huge increase in demand for purpose built student accommodation (PBSA) over the last year.

According to, the platform has seen an 80 per cent increase in visitors searching for private student accommodation compared to last year. The company has also seen a 70 per cent increase in overseas students searching for PBSA in the UK. Additionally, enquiries to accommodation providers have shot up by 130 per cent compared to June 2016, proving students aren’t just browsing PBSA options but are actively choosing to book this type of accommodation.

Dan Roberts, Managing Director and Founder, said:  “ has seen huge growth in the past year as purpose build student accommodation continues to become more of a mainstream choice among university students. Not only are we seeing high quality rooms and facilities on offer here but providers who are focusing on the creation of communities within the buildings, organising social events, outings etc. It all makes for an extremely attractive option when students come to choose their accommodation.”


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About is the original dedicated student halls search engine. saves hours of legwork for students looking for their perfect student accommodation across the UK. The super-fast, responsive site can be searched and filtered in seconds and allows students to contact their desired halls directly at the click of a button without having to create a user account. is the UK’s first and most comprehensive student halls search engine. Every month, tens of thousands of students use to choose from thousands of high-quality student rooms and pinpoint their home-from-home. Users simply enter their chosen city or university, hit search and start checking out options from the comfort of their living room. Results, which can be filtered by location and budget, display those all-important smaller details crystal clear; from proximity to the shops, to secure bike storage, super-fast Wi-Fi or availability of an en-suite.

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