Temprano Capital Appoints Livensa Living to Help with Marketing, Sales & Operations

22 April 2019 – Press Release

Temprano Capital Partners, in partnership with CPA®:18 – Global and Carey European Student Housing Fund I, LP, has appointed 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 more than 23,000 beds.

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 benefitting from amazing, panoramic views across the city of Barcelona.

Livensa Living Porto Campus, also 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.

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Edited by: Carmel Drake

Temprano Capital Partners Acquires Plot in Sevilla for Student Halls

5 December 2018 – Press Release

During November 2018, Temprano Capital Partners, in a joint venture with CPA®:18 – Global and Helena Rivero, acquired a prime, city centre site in Sevilla to undertake the development of a premium student residence, to form part of the TSL programme in Iberia.

TSL is currently developing 5 projects in Spain and 3 in Portugal, together with the residence in Marques de Pombal, Lisbon, which was inaugurated in January this year. The TSL programme now amounts to 3,500 beds in Iberia.

The City of Sevilla is renowned, internationally, for its unique university atmosphere, with over 80,000 full-time students, approximately 4% of whom are from outside of Spain, a percentage that is increasing annually, given the popularity of interchange programmes, such as Erasmus and European funding initiatives.

Sevilla houses multiple further education facilities, with faculties spread throughout the city centre, including the University of Sevilla, University Pablo Olavide, the International University of Andalucía UNIA Cartuja, University Loyola Andalucía and CEU San Pablo Andalucía Bormujos, in addition to multiple language academies and institutes, such as the Spanish American Institute. Sevilla has a prestigious international status, offering a wide range of courses, and qualifications in all fields of study.

Sevilla also offers students a unique, historic environment with rich culture and multiple leisure and sports options. The site acquired is located on Calle Genaro Parlade to the south of the city centre in the “El Porvenir” neighbourhood. This area of the city is exceptionally well located for students with respect to the city centre and main university campuses – by foot, by bicycle or by public transport. The site was previously used by the Antares Sports and Social Club, which recently relocated to modern facilities in central Seville. The proposed project will result in a significant urban regeneration for both the local neighborhood and the City of Sevilla.

The project, which is currently in the design phase, will provide 505 premium studios in a building measuring 15,200 sqm. The studios will be delivered with high-quality designs and finishes, with fully fitted in-room kitchens; individual, ensuite bathrooms; high speed WI-FI connections and televisions. Furthermore, the Project will offer multiple services and on-site amenities such as a fully equipped gymnasium, swimming pool, lounge, party rooms, cinema, laundry, library and study rooms. Extensive exterior areas for the students along with 24/7 concierge service are also envisaged and all included in the rent (…).

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) (…).

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Edited by: Carmel Drake

Temprano Capital Partners Acquire Land in Valencia to Build 290-Bed Student Hall

5 September 2018 – Press Release

Temprano Capital Partners acquired a prime plot of land in the centre of Valencia during the month of August, in collaboration with CPA®:18 – Global. The firm is going to build a new hall of residence for students on the site, whereby increasing its portfolio in the Iberian market with 290 new beds.

Valencia is home to more than 100,000 students and is a popular destination for domestic and international students alike; given its exceptional characteristics, the Mediterranean city is the ideal location for study and leisure.

Temprano Capital Partners is going to be the developer behind the project. The firm will it include in its TSL – Temprano Student Living program, which currently comprises 4 projects in Portugal, ranging from completed properties to those under development, and 3 other projects in Spain, all in the development phase. In this way, the TSL program is set to supply 2,400 studios in total.

The latest residence to join the portfolio will have capacity for 290 students in a building spanning 10,000 m2. Given the central location of the plot, the hall of residence will enjoy good access to the main university campuses, the tram and the extensive network of bike lanes that criss-cross Valencia.

After seeing an opportunity in Valencia, which is home to universities such as the Polytechnic of Valencia and the University of Valencia, amongst many others, the firm considered that the current supply of student halls is obsolete and decided to invest in this project in an exceptional location – close to the campuses, the city centre and well connected to the rest of the city and the beach, as well as to the shops and the parks (…).

The hall of residence will offer all of the services that students look for in halls nowadays. The plans include a premium private gym, a swimming pool and sauna, a lounge club, an area for dinners and private parties, a cinema room, a library, all-inclusive rents and a porter 24/7. Naturally, the individual studios will be equipped with every creature comfort, including a kitchen, bathroom, high-speed wifi and television, as well as a private study area for those students who prefer it, whereby accommodating the different needs of the residents.

The new hall of residence will open its doors for the 2020 academic year under the management of a prestigious operator, specialising in student halls. The person in charge of this promotion is Jamie Rea, who is also responsible for some of Temprano’s other student hall projects including TSL Diagonal Alto. Rea has 25 years of experience in the sector and has worked on several major projects.

Temprano Capital Partners (TCP) is a private European real estate investor and developer created in 2013. Its current tactical focus is the Iberian market (Spain & Portugal).

Original story: Press Release

Translation: Carmel Drake