Barcelona student accommodation PPP signed

Credit: Equitix

The University of Barcelona has signed a deal for its Bellvitge Medicine and Health Sciences Campus housing PPP.

A consortium of Equitix and CyO has signed the deal which will see them design, build, finance and operate a new 206-bed block on the biomedical campus.

Under the deal, Equitix will own an 80% stake in the project, with CyO Group owning the remainder.

Equitix’s chief investment officer Achal Bhuwania commented: “This project further strengthens our objectives for growth in Europe while demonstrating our expertise in the student accommodation sector."