Mount Property Group Starts On Sheffield Student Site

Article posted on: 7th January 2021

Liverpool based property development and investment firm, Mount Property Group, has announced it has broken ground and started progressing Vista, its 241-bed student scheme in the heart of Sheffield city centre.

The site, in an enviable position in the heart of Sheffield Hallam’s masterplan, close to Fitzalan Square and next to the Sheffield Hallam Institute of Arts building on Pond Street It is being constructed by Mount Group Construction and is scheduled for completion for the 2022 academic year.

The 241 scheme consists of 228 en-suite rooms and 13 studios, with ground floor amenity spaces including a student reception area, study lounge, coffee shop and bike store.

The wider masterplan aims to deliver facilities and an estate that enables and encourages a new way of learning, researching and working in the expanding Hallam campus.

Talking about the announcement, Managing Director of Mount Property Group, Michael Chrysokhou, said:

“Sheffield is undoubtedly one of the country’s most notable university cities, a magnet for students and a centre for education. In such a central location to both Sheffield Hallam and the city centre, we’re anticipating this will be one of our fastest selling sites.

“Despite the short term challenges that operators are currently facing, it is widely accepted that the student accommodation market has the long term resilience to weather the storm, owing to the resilience of UK higher education market and the accommodation that supports it.”

Barry Horne, Director at Clancy Consulting who are providing civil and structural engineering design services on the project comments:

“This exciting student accommodation scheme in Sheffield is our second with Mount Property Group, and continues the relationship following our involvement on Innovo House in Liverpool.

“Having graduated from Sheffield University myself, I’m thrilled to be involved with this new development, which supports Sheffield’s buoyant student living market and will create a high-quality ‘home from home’ for students.”

For our full Vista case study click here.

Mount Property Group is an established and proven property development and investment business based in Liverpool, UK. Founded in 2012 with the aim of creating exceptional buildings in prime city centre locations across the UK, Mount Property Group offers its investors high yielding opportunities and its end users high quality properties.

The group has created subsections within the business to ensure full control of the build process, with Mount Construction and its Mount Students division maintaining the quality and standards expected of the Group.

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