Operator Services

Student Accommodation Operator Consultancy 

We know what it takes to run a successful student accommodation operator. We can help you make students happy, maximise revenue, operate efficiently, improve your reputation and deliver investor returns. Operating student accommodation is more complex now than it ever has been. We know, because we've been there. 


We help student accommodation operators to mobilise, stabilise and scale

We offer consultancy services to student accommodation operators worldwide. Our team of experts have worked in student housing operators in the UK, US, Australia, Europe, India and more. Student housing operators of all sizes have knowledge and resource gaps, we've experienced that first hand. Student Housing Consultancy exists to help operators fill those gaps with tried and tested project management skills.

It starts with a FREE consultation to discuss your objectives. We'll give you a detailed brief of how we can help you achieve your objectives with us. We work on an ad-hoc project management, retained or outsourced contract basis. It's a flexible arrangement that works around your requirements. 

We work with student accommodation operators on...

Business Development
  • Third Party Management Strategy

  • Sourcing opportunities
  • Market research and analysis

  • Business Planning and strategy

  • Financial modelling

  • Investor liaison

  • Capital and investment sourcing

  • Pitch management and prospecting

Construction, Development & CapEx
  • Land acquisition support

  • Feasibility studies and market research

  • Pre-planning support and project management

  • Developer and investor partnership matching

  • Design consultancy

  • Project strategy - Development, mobilisation, stabilisation

  • CapEx project management

Sales & Marketing Management
  • Market research and analysis
  • Sales & Marketing review

  • Innovation and strategy creation
  • Sales team management - weekly, monthly and annual performance management
  • Marketplace and agency partnership management
  • Marketing strategy
  • Sales training and workshops
  • Recruitment 
  • Mystery shopping and competitor analysis
  • Procurement and agency management

Operations Management
  • Operator and investor liaison
  • Operations review and assessment
  • Operations strategy - maximum occupancy, cost-efficient, student-centric
  • Procurement strategy and supplier review
  • ESG & Sustainability report and strategy
  • Sales & marketing review and strategy 
  • Data, Systems and IT review and strategy
  • Mystery shopping and competitor analysis 
  • Staff structure, schedule and recruitment 
  • End of year turnover review - check out, refresh, check in 
  • Community & stakeholder management
  • Training workshops, manuals and SOPs
ESG & Sustainability
  • Full Environmental, Social and Governance Assessment
  • Building materials review
  • ESG strategy
  • ESG reports for key stakeholders - investors, students, community
  • ESG data management
  • ESG Certifications - ISO, B-Corp, BREEAM, WELL Certified
  • Sustainability training
  • Community and charity partnerships
Investor Relations
  • Board report production
  • ESG Reports 

  • Weekly, Monthly or Annual reporting schedule

  • Budget management

  • CapEx and budget variation pitches


Experienced consultancy service for student accommodation operators

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We work with global student housing operators to provide consultancy services on business strategy, development, sales & marketing, operations, ESG and investor relations. We bridge the knowledge and resource gap helping to increase your capacity at a reduced cost to hiring new staff. 

We work on ad-hoc projects, retainer or outsourced management basis to provide our clients with consistency and expertise when they need it. 



Global approach yields results

Our network of student housing consultants ensures we have the world covered. We have direct client experience in the UK, Europe, US, Canada, Australia, India, South America. 


For a FREE consultation get in touch with our team today.