Love Business: Student housing directors feature in prestigious business awards

By Adrian Bishop | November 6, 2019

Two young entrepreneurial property professionals have been recognised in a prestigious business awards scheme. Harry Conti (26) and Marcus Askam Yates (28), directors of Student Housing, a specialist lettings agency and property management company, have both made it into Lincolnshire’s first-ever ’30 Under 30′ awards. Organised by news website, The Lincolnite, ’30 Under 30′ celebrates…

Love Business: Student housing directors feature in prestigious business awards

By Adrian Bishop | November 6, 2019

Two young entrepreneurial property professionals have been recognised in a prestigious business awards scheme. Harry Conti (26) and Marcus Askam Yates (28), directors of Student Housing, a specialist lettings agency and property management company, have both made it into Lincolnshire’s first-ever ’30 Under 30′ awards. Organised by news website, The Lincolnite, ’30 Under 30′ celebrates…

The Lincolnite: Lincolnshire 30 Under 30: Meet the 2019 rising stars

By Adrian Bishop | October 31, 2019

30 Under 30 is a celebration of the future generation of rising stars in Lincoln and Lincolnshire. From entrepreneurs to scientists, mental health advocates to sportspeople, our city is buzzing with an energising drive from its ambitious young people — and we strongly believe they all deserve recognition for their tireless work. The Lincolnite and…

Letting Agent Today: Straight-As – uni dropouts thrive with student letting agency

By Adrian Bishop | October 4, 2019

Two university dropouts who started their own student letting agency have recorded their busiest ever start to an academic year. Harry Conti, 26, and Marcus Askam-Yates 28, founded Student Housing in 2015 and have just recorded an 82% increase in the number of students moving into their properties. At the start of this academic year,…

Letting Agent Today: Agency wants managed property tenants to back renewable energy

By Adrian Bishop | October 2, 2019

A specialist lettings agency claims it is the first in the UK to only use renewable energy in the accommodation it handles.Student Housing, which provides homes to undergraduates in Lincoln and Nottingham, wants to move all its managed properties to a renewable provider. Later this month it will ask its 1,300 tenants to vote to…

Landlord Today: Student Housing claims an industry first as it switches to renewable energy

By Adrian Bishop | September 6, 2019

Student Housing says that it has become the first business of its kind in the UK to only use renewable energy at all its properties. The specialist lettings and property management firm, which provides homes to undergraduates in Lincoln and Nottingham, has moved all of its managed properties to So. Energy’s NET-ZERO plan. All of…

Property Industry Eye: Lettings firm throws down gauntlet to Countrywide – ‘We will buy your local brand’

By Adrian Bishop | June 24, 2019

An independent lettings firm has made an unusual announcement, openly saying that it will buy a Countrywide brand in the event of a sell-off or the collapse of its parent company. Harry Conti and Marcus Askam-Yates, who run Student Housing in Lincoln, say that they have the ‘green light’ from bankers to make the purchase…

City X: Student Housing Lincoln receives green light for acquisitions

By Adrian Bishop | June 21, 2019

A specialist student accommodation lettings and property management company in Lincoln is preparing to grow through a series of strategic acquisitions. Bankers have given entrepreneurs, and former University of Lincoln students, Harry Conti and Marcus Askam-Yates the green light to grow their company, Student Housing, through acquisitions. Harry said: “We’ve been looking at the market…

The Negotiator: Student lettings agency reaches 300 properties in just four years

By Adrian Bishop | June 7, 2019

If there was an award for the UK’s most successful lettings agency start-up then a business based in Nottingham and Lincoln is likely to clinch the prize. Student Lettings was established just four years ago in Lincoln and has over 300 properties under management, 1,000 tenants and this week secured £2.6 million from local business…

The Business Desk: Student property firm builds £2.6m war chest

By Adrian Bishop | June 7, 2019

A Nottingham letting agent and property management company says it has built up a £2.6m acquisition fund just three weeks after opening in the city. University accommodation lettings agent and property management company, Student Housing, officially opened its Nottingham office on Ilkeston Road last weekend with a party for landlords and investors. “The evening was…