Our Story

About Us

dwell Student Living – Purpose-built student accommodation in the UK, Australia, Korea, Singapore and the USA.

Check out our student accommodation journey on the below timeline and video!

February Maiden acquisition of 456-bed PBSA in Melbourne, Australia.
September Acquisition of 4 UK properties in Manchester and Liverpool (1,901 beds).

October Welcomed students to our first Singapore property (332 beds).

July We acquired additional four UK properties located in Bristol, Manchester and Newcastle (519 beds), bringing our portfolio to 2,416 beds across 10 properties in three countries.

February Rebranded our student accommodations, and launched dwell Student Living.
March We acquired a site in Adelaide, and started the development of the 280-bed dwell East-End.
December We entered the United States of America with the acquisition of six properties across five cities through a private real estate fund we set up,bringing our portfolio to 17 properties in 12 cities with 5,347 beds in total.

June We launched our dwell Australia’s website, and started accepting bookings for our newly built dwell East End Adelaide which will be welcoming our first batch of residents in 2019
September We acquired Benikia Hotel in Dongdeamun to be renovated and opened in February 2019 as dwell Dongdaemun.

February Commencement of operations of the 208-bed dwell Dongdaemun, South Korea, as well as the 280-bed dwell East End Adelaide, Australia.
May Completed Asset Enhancement Programme (AEP) at our maiden PBSA in Melbourne, Australia, adding a new wing and 160 beds to the property.
December We acquired an additional property in Nottingham, UK (177 beds), expanding our UK portfolio to a total of 2,852 beds across 11 properties in five cities in the UK.

April We took over the management of our maiden PBSA in Melbourne, Australia (acquired in 2014) and renamed it dwell Village Melbourne City, adding to our global dwell collection of 21 student accommodation assets, totalling 6,433 beds.

This is just the beginning of our journey! Here at dwell Student Living, we are constantly looking for opportunities to expand, develop and grow as a global brand, to help provide the best living experience across all of our student accommodations.


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