Australian student accommodation investment update 2022

How Australia’s PBSA market has defied the black swan event for the sector

October 05, 2022
  • David Hill
  • Louise Burke

The Australian purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) sector was one of the hardest hit real estate sub-markets during the pandemic, experiencing what was the ‘black swan event’ for the sector due to Australia’s border closures. However, the sector is back on the radar of investors as international student numbers re-assert themselves and as tailwinds begin to re-gain momentum.

Our paper discusses the key factors driving the investment thesis for Australian PBSA alongside comparing the Australian sector to its major competitor markets for international students and PBSA investor capital – the United Kingdom and the United States.

Download our report now to find out more about Australia’s growing PBSA market

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