25 April 2019
Livensa Living powered by CRM Students will undertake marketing & sales and operations respectively for its 2019 openings in Barcelona and Porto.
Temprano Capital Partners, in partnership with CPA®:18 – Global and Carey European Student Housing Fund I, LP, appoints Livensa Living, powered by CRM Students, to undertake marketing, sales and operations for their openings in 2019 in Barcelona and Porto.
Livensa Living is an Iberian based sales and marketing platform focused on student accommodation.
CRM Students is a leading, international student accommodation manager operating over 50 student residences, totalling over 23,000 bed spaces.
With this appointment, Temprano Capital Partners, as developer and co-investor with CPA®:18 – Global for Barcelona and Carey European Student Housing Fund I, LP for Porto, aims to provide best in class management solutions and student experiences across its growing portfolio of operating assets.
Temprano Capital Partners currently comprises a portfolio of 10 projects, either operating or under development, across Iberia’s best university cities and 3,500 rooms. It aims to double this number over 3 years.
CPA®:18 – Global and Carey European Student Housing Fund I, LP are currently developing 8,500 beds across 19 properties in Spain and Portugal.
Both projects, Livensa Living U. Porto Campus and Livensa Living Barcelona Diagonal Alto, will be inaugurated in September 2019.
Livensa Living Barcelona Diagonal Alto acquired in 2017 benefits from a privileged location 10 minutes from UB Barcelona University and UPC via a 24/7 tram service and adjacent to the Finistrelles Shopping Centre. This location will allow the residence to address the unsatisfied accommodation needs of students studying at various universities and educational facilities in Barcelona.
The project will have 372 premium studios in a 10,500 sqm building. In addition to its superior common areas the property has an incredible roof terrace which will include a chill-out area, a secret garden, an open air gym and yoga space, a premium bar, an outdoor concert stage and an infinity swimming pool benefiting from amazing, panoramic views across the city of Barcelona.
Livensa Living Porto Campus acquired in 2017 is located on Rua Dr. Manuel Pereira da Silva in Porto. It is strategically located in Asprela´s University Campus accounting for approximately 75% of all university students in Porto. The residence is located next to the metro station Universidade making it a superbly connected site.
The project will provide 580 premium studios in a building of two wings 20,000 sqm with a large landscaped central courtyard housing a landscaped garden, a gym and yoga area, a large terrace with bar and a swimming pool.
Livensa Living Barcelona Diagonal Alto and Livensa Living Porto Campus have been designed by José Quintela Da Fonseca. Both residences are designed with premium studios that include complete kitchens, double beds, en-suite bathrooms, smart TVs and the latest innovations and quality finishes.
In addition, the projects will offer generous communal areas including a multimedia room, zoned lounges, dinner party rooms, library, laundry, chill-out areas, sauna, gymnasium and swimming pools.
Furthermore, they benefit from secured parking (car and bicycle), landscaped gardens for the residents along with high speed WI-FI connection throughout the residence as well as 24/7 concierge service all
included in the rent.
TEMPRANO CAPITAL PARTNERS – INVESTING IN THE IBERIAN MARKET
Temprano Capital Partners (Temprano) is a private European real estate investor and developer created in 2013. It is led by Neil Jones and James Preston and its current tactical focus is the Iberian market (Spain & Portugal).
It currently has three business lines: Retail, Temprano Student Living (TSL) and High-end Residential in Spain and Portugal. It looks to generate value by creating, increasing or otherwise improving income streams from assets
through development & repositioning. Furthermore, Temprano aims to identify niches in the market where risk has been mispriced and where demand/supply dynamics create new opportunities to introduce new products into the market.
TSL has over 3,500 student residence rooms either completed or under development and aims to grow this figure in the short-term. Across Iberia, TSL owns assets in Lisbon, Porto, Coimbra, Barcelona, Granada, Seville and Valencia.
In 2018, TSL Marques de Pombal, one of Temprano´s student residence in Lisbon, won The Class Property Innovation and Sustainability Awards granted by The Class of 2020, recognizing the work done by Temprano Capital Partners.
LivensaLiving is an Iberian Student Residence brand that believes that housing is at the very heart of the student experience. It aims to set a new market standard by translating simple housing into a series of immersive
experiences redefining student life. LivensaLiving focuses on superior design to create sophisticated & contemporary physical environments which promote communal life; are conducive to study; and ensure security & wellbeing.