Rents continue to grow and developers continue to open new properties at many schools, at a fairly consistent rate compared to prior years.
After slowing down slightly in 2017, buyers are again pouring cash into purchases of student housing properties.
Here is an outlook on the sector for the upcoming year from several sector experts.
Dec 22, 2017
Student housing has long been considered the new kid on the block within the multifamily sector, but 2017 demonstrated that the “kid” has finally grown up.
There is likely to be a pool of over 30 million college-age people every year for decades to come.
American Campus Communities and EdR sit at the forefront of P3s in student housing, according to Jaclyn Fitts, national director of student housing at CBRE.
A good site close to the campus is still the most important feature for a new student housing project.