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Read on for news on COLIV along with research and articles on all aspects of co-living in London and the Fund’s strategy on quality, convenience, community and social impact.

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DTZ Investors Forward Funds 260-Room Battersea Co-living Scheme

The acquisition of The Collective Battersea marks another vital step toward fulfilling the investment strategy of our dedicated co-living investment vehicle, which now has a completed GDV of over…

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DTZ Investors Co-Living Fund secures £32m development finance for Harrow site

COLIV has entered into a £32m development facility to construct a 222-unit co-living development in Harrow

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DTZ Investors forward funds £70 million for Earlsfield co-living scheme

The 310 room scheme will be the second asset in the fund following the forward-funding of The Collective Harrow, which was announced when the fund launched in October last year.

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Connecting Communities

It’s good to talk – some of you may remember this as the slogan from a popular BT advert which started, gulp, almost 30 years ago.

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Generation Rent

It takes the average single first-time buyer 16 years to save for their deposit in London. Small wander then that Generation Rent are looking at alternative life paths.

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Sharing is Caring

“If you can’t share nicely, I will take it away from both of you” – if you have young kids, or even grown up ones, this is probably a saying you have used repeatedly.

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New Chapter

The generation you were born to may impact your thoughts on the best cover of Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah. (covered over 400 times by the likes of Bob Dylan, Rufus Wainright, Alexandra Burke and...

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Transporting London

How was your journey into work today? Considering London workers spend an average of just over 2 hours each day moving to and from the office I hope it was ok...

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London’s Housing Crisis

To paraphrase a quote from Leonardo Di Vinci ‘small dwellings focus the mind and large ones weaken it’. As the shortage of affordable quality housing in London continues to grow...

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