The Study Inn Group, a luxury hotel-style student accommodation owner, developer and operator is set to convert Reynard House, a former office block in Leicester into a high quality purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) centre. the development is within a three minute walk from the De Montford University’s main campus.
The £30m redevelopment will increase the overall square footage of the existing Reynard House by 50% with additional new build space, totalling 73,550 sq. ft. The new seven storey student accommodation scheme will include 267 student beds – a mix of studios and en-suite serviced apartment rooms. Construction is well underway, with opening scheduled for September 2022.
“We are very pleased to add another fantastic city to our fast-growing portfolio. As both a developer and an operator, it is testament to our confidence in the continuing purpose-built student accommodation letting ability in Leicester.”Jack Jefferson, Acquisitions Director, Study Inn
Facilities at Reynard House will follow the same enhanced specification as Study Inn’s 2nd generation of properties, and will include 247 onsite management, room cleaning and linen services. Amenities include state-of-the-art communal facilities – such as extensive study space, a gym and yoga studio, a wellness spa, sauna, steam room and hot beds. There will also be a games room, lounge, a big screen cinema room, and an atrium conservatory for additional natural light.
The Study Inn Group was founded in 2009 to provide customer focused, high-quality bespoke accommodation in city centres with hotel-like services. With a focus on resident wellbeing and whole life experience since its inception, its developments have regular programmes of social events and opportunities for resident interaction and engagement. All the company’s developments are within close proximity to universities and have exceptional communal facilities.
In addition to Reynard House in Leicester, Study Inn is currently building its latest properties in Exeter – opening in September 2021, and Leeds which is set to open in September 2022 which will add to its operating properties in Bristol, Loughborough and Nottingham. Other undisclosed locations are also in the secured pipeline.