Osborne and Student Residence Investments Limited purchase Winchester development site

A new joint venture between Osborne, the construction services and property development company, and Student Residence Investments Limited, a sector specialist investment company, has purchased a development site in Winchester.  The brownfield site, Moorside Road, Winchester, has planning permission for 237 student accommodation bedrooms and has a Gross Development Value of over £20m.

The build, by Osborne’s construction arm, is due to start on site in the Spring of 2016 with completion in time for the 2017 academic year student intake.

David Sarson, Managing Director of Development and Investment for Osborne, said:  “We are delighted to be working with Student Residence Investments Limited on this exciting opportunity in Winchester. We have a strong track record in the student experience market having developed successful accommodation schemes previously for several universities including Winchester and Southampton.”