A new type of student digs

As the growth in international student numbers has underpinned demand for high quality student housing, luxury student accommodation provider Collegiate has turned its attention to European markets, with a heavy focus on Portugal and Spain to start.

It has acquired new sites, including Marina Real in Valencia, Aravaca in Madrid, Finestrelles in Barcelona and Marquês de Pombal in Lisbon to name but a few and has many more in the pipeline. For the next two years, cities outside the UK hold the largest pipeline for Collegiate with almost 5000 new beds forecast.

The new 330 bed scheme in Lisbon will be the first to kick off the European expansion, opening its doors to residents on 15th January 2018. Marquês de Pombal will be part of Collegiate’s Prestige Collection with residents benefitting from a private fitness suite, swimming pool and sauna, a 24-hour concierge service, club lounge and an on-site cinema.

From €135 per week, it encompasses superior studios space, two bed apartments as well as penthouses with a unique access to a terrace. Collegiate Marquês de Pombal is located in the heart of the Portuguese capital, close to the university’s campus and iconic Avenida de Liberdade.