Summer Student Housing Market Update Webcast
Early leasing season performance indicated weaker-than-typical activity across the student housing industry. Whether due to overall weakening demand or perhaps students choosing to postpone their decisions on future living arrangements, the end result is that the industry has a lot of ground to make up to get back to normal performance levels. Easing construction activity and the potential for a modest enrollment bump in the coming year may help offset some of the tapering demand at individual schools, however, which could offer some encouragement for some of the most distressed campuses. Investor appetite for this product segment remains in good shape. Join RealPage analysts Greg Willett and Carl Whitaker for an analysis of the nation’s student housing performance as the Fall 2021 leasing season moves into the home stretch.
Discussion topics include:
- Student market fundamentals, reviewing Fall 2021 leasing activity, rent growth, supply, and demand
- Long-term market drivers and their impact on the most recent forecast update
- An overview of capital markets, including what’s behind the recent increase in investment
- Performance highlights at some of the nation’s key campuses
Greg facilitates the alignment of the firm’s technology and analytics solutions with rental housing sector needs and opportunities. He is well versed on rental housing market fundamentals and activity nationally, by metro and in individual neighborhoods. Greg is active in industry organizations such as the National Multifamily Housing Council, the Urban Land Institute and the National Apartment Association. He provides commentary for national and local business media.
Carl WhitakerDirector of Research & Analysis, Market Analytics, RealPage, Inc.
Carl Whitaker is a Real Estate Economist with RealPage’s Data Analytics division. At RealPage, Carl has specialized in creating industry presentations, market and submarket trend reports and crafting ways in which data can be more easily consumed and leveraged by clients. Carl holds degrees from the University of North Texas, including a Master of Science in Applied Geography.