Sint-amandsplein - 8500 Kortrijk
The number of students in Kortrijk is increasing yearly, resulting in a structural shortage of qualitative student accommodation. Currently, 1,200 to 2,700 new units are needed in Kortrijk alone to meet demand.
Amand 47 is conveniently located within walking distance of the city centre, the Kortrijk campuses of Howest and UGent, and near the lowered Leieboorden or banks of the River Lys. Redesigned Sint-Amandsplein is easy to reach by public transport or bicycle.
A student room is an affordable property investment. Moreover, demand for student rooms in Kortrijk is very high, ensuring that quality units will always be easy to let. When buying a newbuild, you can also be sure that you won't have any major or unexpected expenses during the first few years.
Student accommodation in the heart of Kortrijk
Amand 47 is located in newly-redeveloped Sint-Amandsplein, which is easy to reach by public transport or bicycle. The Kortrijk campuses of Howest and UGent are within walking distance, as are the city centre and the lowered Leieboorden. There are lots of shops, sports facilities, trendy bars and restaurants nearby. Buda Island, which is situated between the two arms of the Lys, has a creative vibe due to the presence of designers, artists, business owners, students, the Buda arts centre...
Student rooms are in demand
The shortage of student rooms in Kortrijk is greater than ever, and the number of students moving into student accommodation is on the rise. Currently, the City of Kortrijk has just 2586 'official' student rooms, meaning the city needs an additional 1,200 to 2,700 student rooms in the near future. The City of Kortrijk recently introduced a construction freeze as a control mechanism to check that the current supply matches actual demand. If you invest in a student room in Kortrijk, you can rest assured that there is demand for your student room, guaranteeing easy rental.
Amand 47 has an intriguing history, dating back to the early 20th century. Originally, it was an imposing mansion. During the wars, it was used as a temporary hospital. It has been used to house local artists and even a cultural centre in recent decades. This new transformation into student accommodation, in a sense, is a tribute to the building's history of service, art, and community.
Amand 47 facts & figures
- 2 buildings with 3 and 4 storeys
- approx. 630 m2 of green space on a plot of 1,434 m2
- 57 student rooms with individual bathrooms
- 3 communal kitchens
- 60 covered, locked bicycle parking spaces
- 6 parking spaces
Amand 47 was designed with the future in mind for investors who value sustainability and ecology.
With more than 500m2 of green space, Amand 47 creates a pleasant environment for residents and contributes to the preservation of nature in the city thanks to its green interior area.
The residence is an energy-efficient building with a small carbon footprint thanks to heat pumps. Besides using renewable energy sources, this technology reduces dependence on fossil fuels.
Solar panels generate green electricity, significantly reducing CO2 emissions, which is conducive to creating a sustainable living environment and reducing energy costs for residents.
Rainwater is harvested and reused for sanitation and for watering the garden. This helps reduce pressure on drinking water sources and contributes to water conservation.
With the support of a top team of experts
A team of highly qualified experts and professionals from various fields worked on Amand 47, including architects, construction and environmental experts, sustainability experts and property developers.
Vandenborre architects created a modern, functional design, taking into account the historical value of the building and its surroundings. The building and environmental experts incorporated sustainable and energy-efficient solutions in the property, such as heat pumps, solar panels and rainwater recovery. At Amand 47, students can live and study comfortably while contributing to a green future together with investors.