A freedom to Inspire

A platform to Grow

A home to Flourish

New beginnings.
Next-generation ambition.

Welcome to Porto's largest and most life-inspiring development to date. Round Hill Capital proudly brings you The Tannery, life at its best.

An exciting chapter in Porto’s history is being written. This new and vibrant destination will nurture your aspirations and become an inspiring place for you to live and co-work that invites and encourages collaboration with the community, students, residents and visitors alike. Beautifully brought together by landmark student and private residences and experiences, shared green spaces, professional office spaces and a new Mercado. Welcome to Porto’s largest and most life-inspiring development to date. Round Hill Capital, in a joint acquisition with MEFIC capital, proudly brings you The Tannery, life at its best.

The Tannery

Student Living

Enjoy stylish student living, with state-of-the-art facilities to study, socialise and be a part of the Nido Student community.

Private Apartments

Stunning multifamily apartments, set in beautifully landscaped spaces. Offering towering views within the heart of this award-nominated mixed-used development.

The Mercado

The historical Tannery building will be a key meeting place for friends, family, and professionals. Offering a diverse mix of events, café’s, as well as vibrant food and drink experiences.

Business Space

Over 5,000m2 of custom-built prime office space within the Porto Innovation District.

Public Spaces

An expanse of green spaces and parkways to relax with friends or family.


The Tannery Amial

The Tannery is located in the Porto Innovation District, an area dedicated to academia and research. Creativity and science, knowledge and community, investment and talent, all these elements embody this area boasting 23 education, research and health institutions. These institutions receive over 50,000 students within one square kilometre in addition to the researchers and staff within 53 R&D centres.

for the curious, the collaborators and the visionaries. A place where everyone can grow and think brighter.

A place to live

Inspiring community living

Against a backdrop of modern design and architecture, a chance for you to be part of a new community, where you can live, play and unwind in stunning apartments that connect with welcoming landscaped green spaces all around.

A place to live and learn
Nido Student

Become a part of the Nido Student community

Live in our brand-new student residence offering stylish ensuite rooms, all-inclusive rents, plenty of social and study space and a year-round events programme exclusively for residents. Find out more: nidostudent.pt/en

A place to work
Business spaces

The future of your working world is here

Prime co-working office spaces set within the Porto Innovation District delivering the stage to embark on new commercial collaborations.

A place to catch up

The hub for food and drinks with friends and colleagues at The Tannery.

The original tannery building has been transformed into a social hotspot. The Mercado hosts a diverse collection of food and drink stands, in a relaxing social space within awning-covered terraces and surrounding garden areas.

A place to relax
Public spaces

Green visions to set your imagination free

The open areas all around your student, home and co-working spaces have been carefully designed to re-connect you to nature. With stepped gardens, selective planting and a green event space this is the green lifestyle you’ve been looking for.


An outstanding design for life

Bogle Architects are a global, award-winning architecture and design studio known for their innovative and progressive architecture. The studio is committed to sustainable design; the Tannery is a complementary development for the portfolio of sustainable projects – utilising natural ventilation throughout the development to reduce energy loads, and consistent greenery within and around the buildings to improve the students’, residents’ and workers’ health and well-being. This masterplan has been developed in conjunction with Grant Associates landscape architecture ensuring the urban design embraces the green spaces within the development. The masterplan delivery has been managed by CPU a specialist architecture design and urban planning company with vast experience in delivering engaging and beautiful projects in Portugal.

Meet the Team

Round Hill Capital is a leading global specialist real estate investment, development and asset management firm, with an established reputation for successfully identifying and acquiring high-quality real estate investments and establishing and running first-class operating companies. The Group invests in local property management businesses in multiple countries for sector-specific, on-the-ground expertise, which complements core in-house capabilities. 

Round Hill has invested more than €7 billion of capital in European real estate assets since its inception in 2002 and the Group is a leader in investing in and operating residential and student accommodation assets across Europe. Round Hill currently operates circa 65,000 residential units and student beds in eight European countries and the Group’s approach includes acquiring existing assets, developing new purpose-built assets, forward-funding and repositioning assets.

Round Hill Capital invests in and asset manages real estate with some of the world’s leading institutions and private investors.


Bogle Architects is a multi-award-winning architecture and design studio founded in 2012 by Ian Bogle. The team consists of a highly creative group of individuals sharing a common desire to design and build progressive, imaginative and innovative architecture.

Operating out of studios in London and Prague, and with a further office in Hong Kong, the practice is engaged in a wide range of prestigious domestic and international projects.


CPU Architects International is an award-winning company in the fields of architecture design and urban planning, and is part of CPU Consultores, a group of companies that embrace a wide range of professional services in the real estate area, including also property valuation, technical due diligence, feasibility studies, investment analysis and energy certification of buildings.

Founded in 1983, by architect-planner Adriano Callé Lucas, CPU combines a strong emphasis on high-quality creative design and consultancy services with an interdisciplinary approach and a deep understanding of clients’ requirements. CPU observes high professional standards, is independent and handles all work in strict confidence.

About 70 highly qualified and experienced staff, with diverse backgrounds, work at the CPU offices in Lisbon, Oporto, Luanda (Angola) and Maputo (Mozambique), and undertake projects locally and worldwide. The team includes town planners, architects, retail designers, engineers, certified valuers and chartered surveyors.


A400 – Projetistas e Consultores de Engenharia Lda., is a company, established in August 1995, which provides technical services in various fields of engineering, affirming itself in the market as a specialist in the design of structural projects.

During more than twenty-three years of activity, A400 has developed its staff knowledge and expertise, through the constant observance of the market in which it interacts with.

Together with a strong coordination department and a solidified BIM process, A400 delivers a coherent design package, anticipating problems and focusing on time and cost optimisation.

Driven by the mission to create value for the client, introducing innovative solutions created by an organised and dynamic team, A400 embraces the commitment to pursue a total satisfaction of its customers and partners.

A400 has the vision to be the benchmark in the engineering market and merit the natural preference of customers, always pushing the boundaries, researching and adopting new technologies to better suit their client needs.


Grant Associates are a landscape architecture and urban design practice offering a global service from bases in Bath, UK, and Singapore, Asia.  Founded in 1997, we’re inspired by the creative possibilities of sustainable landscapes and driven by the desire to connect people and nature.

Creative and Collaborative

Under the leadership of our three principal directors, Andrew Grant, Keith French and Peter Chmiel, our teams in the UK and Singapore include top professionals in landscape architecture, architecture, urban design and product design. We are strong believers in creative collaboration, and enjoy close working relationships with an extensive network of international consultants and local partners.

We Connect People and Nature

The relationship between people and nature is at the heart of our thinking. Our mission is to reveal the wonders of the natural world and to embed these within the plans and designs of our future human environment.

Respecting the Ecology and Culture of the Global Landscape

Climate change is likely to have serious implications for biodiversity and for cultural lifestyles in many parts of the globe. We believe it essential that our work reflects this changing world and that our proposals for local projects respond to this global predicament. As a practice we are undertaking research to understand how climate change and related issues like Water Sensitive Urban Design inform our work.

Global Reputation

We are a multi-award-winning practice with a growing international portfolio; the Company is building a reputation for contemporary landscape design across a number of countries through a variety of scales and types of urban and rural projects. We take pride in our work and relish the opportunity to deliver an engaging and beautiful public realm.


Nido Student are a student accommodation owner-operator with extensive experience and knowledge of the sector, committed to providing the best student experience.

Since its inception in 2007, Nido Student has successfully operated thousands of beds across the UK, with values of community, sustainability, technology and well-being at the heart of their customer offering.

Nido Student has recently launched into new territories across Europe inclusive of Portugal, The Netherlands and Ireland, and has ambitious global expansion plans ahead.


Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados (Morais Leitão) is a leading full-service law firm in Portugal, with a solid background of decades of experience. Internationally recognised, its reputation among both peers and clients stems from the excellence of the legal services provided, characterised by unique technical expertise, combined with a distinctive approach with cutting-edge solutions.

Through Morais Leitão Legal Circle network, Morais Leitão has a team of more than 250 lawyers located in four countries and seven offices – Portugal (Lisbon, Porto and Funchal), Angola, Hong Kong, Macau and Mozambique – providing a more efficient and cross-border response to more complex and sophisticated needs.


Arcadis are a leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets. Applying their deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services they work in partnership with their clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets.

They have 27,000 people, active in over 70 countries that generate €3.2 billion in revenues. They support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world.


MEFIC Capital, with SR 400 million fully paid capital, is a complete financial services company authorized by the Capital Market Authority of Saudi Arabia to operate as a full service investment bank in Asset Management, Corporate Finance & Advisory, Wealth Management and Custody.

MEFIC's shareholders consist of the prominent regional institutions such as Ahli United Bank – Kuwait, Ahli United Bank –Bahrain, The Arab Investment Company (TAIC) as well as a number of astute and influential business individuals considered as leaders in the financial investments and advisory fields.

MEFIC Capital's strategic partner, Ahli United Bank (AUB) has been recognized as “Bank of The Year – Middle East 2016” by The Banker, the world’s longest running international banking magazine and member of the Financial Times Group. This represents the second time that AUB has received this prestigious award.