Investment in U.S. data center real estate soared to a record $18.2 billion in the first half of 2017, more than doubling the amount invested in all of 2016, according to CBRE.
The volume of sales in 2017 is likely to get a lot closer than seemed possible to last year’s record-breaking volume.
Already, there has been talk of investors coming into the Houston region—whether from institutional or opportunity buyers—but little action, says Chris Clothier, a partner with Memphis Invest.
There is a lot of room for SFR operators to go from a 2 percent share of the housing market to a much bigger number.
Some security experts acknowledged that the hospitality industry—or commercial properties in general—is unlikely to make permanent security changes.
The deal is geared toward Airbnb's business travelers in major cities like New York.
Private investors, including HNW investors and family offices, accounted for the largest transaction volume in U.S. student housing from 2010 to 2016.