The PBSA Industry

Purpose-Built Student Accommodation

 

The PBSA industry has shaken up the student accommodation market! With your sleek designs and modernised approach, you offer students additional choice and have encouraged all student accommodation providers to consider their standards.

Your teams are super ambitious and have a commercial mindset. Goals include trying to achieve maximum operational efficiency, creating the best student living experience and using complex pricing strategies to maximise sales and profits.

PBSA

Industry-wide problems that are holding you back

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Strategical business decisions

Leaders of businesses within the PBSA sector have many vital decisions to make which will have a profound effect on success. Decisions won’t be made lightly; they will involve lots of external research and trend analysis, as well as gathering internal analytics and reports so that decisions can be made with sound reasoning. 

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Improving efficiency

Purpose-built student accommodation teams are consistently looking for new ways to grow and make every inch of their business more efficient. You believe there is always room for improvement, and the frequent use of business analytics, reporting and satisfaction questionnaires are just some of the means you use to try and achieve this. 

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Unifying your brand across all locations

Achieving consistency across multiple business locations can be difficult. This is where having a strong brand identity can really help you thrive. You want your excellence to be recognised which will help enhance trust, resulting in increased occupancy.

software capabilities

Partner capabilities

You want to expand your business quickly, but your current partnerships or property management software is holding you back as they are not able to perform to the level you need.

Integrate with student records

Transferring student details

If you have relationships with universities you may be struggling to find the best way to integrate information from their system, such as student details, to yours.

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Managing tight margins

With an increased number of competitors, including universities, the PBSA sector is running on tight margins. Making informed decisions is a challenge, especially without reporting tools that provide you with valuable insight.

Lets deep dive into your specific department

Leadership

Operations

Technology and Systems

Finance and Administration

Sales and Marketing

How can software help the PBSA industry?

Leverage clever pricing algorithms to maximise bookings and profits.
Increase retention rates and customer satisfaction.
Provide advanced websites that integrate with the back-end property management software.
Provide students with a variety of payment options, including APMs (alternative payment methods).
Make the student application process as seamless as possible for both the students and admin staff.
Automate processes, such as rent collection, to get paid faster.
Create clear operational plans so you can complete maintenance at scale and minimise costs whilst providing excellent service and value.
Access accurate real-time reporting functions and forecasting tools.

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