Top 10 Markets for Student HousingAug 26, 2014
As the Millenial kids grow up and head for college, investment in and development of student housing properties to cater to them can be an attractive proposition. Many colleges already face a shortage of available housing stock on their campuses, driving up demand for off-campus dorms. Perhaps more importantly, many of today’s college students also expect an upgraded level of amenities from their residences, including resort-style swimming pools, game rooms and top-of-the-line appliances. Using research from Real Capital Analytics, JLL and Colliers International, we put together a list of the markets that seem to be the best bets for investment in student housing right now.