Aug
24

Student Housing Makes the Grade with Investors

By
– National Real Estate Investor

As college students across the nation head back to school this month, both anxious and eager over the challenges and adventures to come, student housing owners and operators are feeling confident about their business.

The student housing sector has performed better than all other commercial real estate sectors during this economic downturn. And that outstanding performance has enticed new investors to direct money into student housing. Both institutional and private investors have identified the sector as one in which they want to place capital.

For example, industry sources say New York City-based Cantor Fitzgerald has $250 million to $400 million to invest in the sector, while student housing REIT American Campus Communities Inc. (ACC) is eyeing roughly $500 million in acquisitions for 2010.

ARTICLE SHORTENED DUE TO LENGTH….

LINK TO ARTICLE HERE

Be Sociable, Share!
    Categories : National News

    Comments are closed.