TPG, Round Hill JV adds two assets to student housing portfolio

TPG, Round Hill JV adds two assets to student housing portfolio

A joint venture between TPG Real Estate Partners and Round Hill Capital has two residential complexes for student living in Germany for €68 million.

The first property complex, Alp Studios, comprises 287 studio apartments across 6,121 sqm. Located in the district of Obersendling in the South of Munich, the development benefits from excellent accessibility to the city centre and main educational institutions.

The second asset is located in Dresden, in the north of the city. Totalling 4,335 sqm, the asset comprises 199 studio apartments, in the vibrant student district of “Innere Neustadt”.

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“The acquisitions these high-quality assets in Munich and Dresden will make excellent additions to the Venture’s student housing platform. We look forward to further enhancing the portfolio through new acquisition and development opportunities as we seek to build an institutionalised platform of best-in-class assets at scale across Germany, where demand for quality student living remains high,” said Michael Abel, Partner at TREP.

“We are delighted to announce our latest German purpose-built student accommodation acquisitions with TPG Real Estate, further establishing Round Hill Capital’s reputation as one of Europe’s leading student accommodation investors. Whilst Covid-19 has presented short-term challenges, the deal highlights the resilience of the PBSA sector, and the ongoing appetite for high-quality student accommodation assets across Europe’s major cities. By leveraging our on-the-ground German team, we plan to unlock further value for these assets and the platform as a whole,” said Michael Bickford, Founder and CEO at Round Hill Capital.

TPG Real Estate Partners and Round Hill Capital’s student housing platform reached over 2,500 units across Germany’s major university cities including Berlin, Stuttgart, Munich and Dresden.