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April 20, 2021

Student housing year-end report 2020

Student housing year-end report 2020

Schools may be letting out soon but our student housing report is in! Back by popular demand, our student housing team pulled together the most comprehensive report in the industry.

Student Housing Report cover
Student Housing Report

Student housing was in a golden age at the beginning of 2020, flush with new debt and equity financing, and new development across the United States. Developers and investors rushed to discover new markets and deliver deals. The prior four years of investment activity was as close to a gold rush the sector had ever seen. What a difference a year makes.

Much depends on how 2021 plays out over the summer and fall. Will just-graduated high school seniors choose college over gap years? If so, will they attend college in person or opt for online classes? Will international students return to U.S. campuses? As vaccinations continue to roll out and the end of the pandemic hopefully nears, the story is still being written for this re-balancing and resilient sector.

In this report, we cover the highlights from a challenging 2020, along with thoughts on what looks to be a promising year ahead.

The report will also cover:

  • Student Housing Transactions
  • Pricing Metrics
  • Cap Rates
  • Buyers & Sellers
  • Debt Overview
  • Development Pipeline
  • Supply & Demand Analysis

Download the Student Housing Year in Review report.

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