NMHC's Student Housing Council is pleased to announce a new informational resource for members. NMHC has reached an agreement with McGraw-Hill to provide exclusive project-level data for select geographic markets on a quarterly basis. More specifically, the data tracks multifamily projects, including on-campus dormitories, that are planned, permitted and in progress in 25 counties on a trailing four quarter basis. NMHC selected these counties because they are major centers of student housing activity, home to at least one major public university and significant amounts of on- and off-campus housing. (See chart for full geographic breakdown.)
Student housing owners, developers and managers, as well as their lenders and investors, will be able to use this information to better understand local market activity. The data offers insights into market supply, the competitive landscape and opportunity areas. Moreover, it offers information on whether private companies or state or local governments are spearheading the project. Beyond local market data, the information also points to overarching trends in the student housing market.
However, it should be noted that while the data provide significant detail on projects in the pipeline, there are some limitations. While the research clearly identifies on-campus student housing projects, it is more difficult to segment out off-campus, purpose-built student housing projects. Consequently, the multifamily project information encompasses all apartment development activity across the spectrum and could also, in some cases, include project information for hospitals or hotels.
NMHC reminds members that because this information is an exclusive member benefit, members should refrain from modifying or transmitting the information included in the reports; the information is intended for internal company use only.
Please feel free to contact Jim Arbury at email@example.com with questions or comments.
25 Top Student Housing Markets
University of Alabama
University of Arizona, Arizona State University
University of Arkansas
California State University, University of California
Orange, San Diego, Santa Clara
Colorado State University, University of Colorado
Arapahoe, Boulder, Larimer
University of Florida, Florida State University, University of Central Florida, University of South Florida, Florida A&M University
Hillsborough, Leon, Orange
University of Georgia
University of Maryland
University of Michigan
University of North Carolina, North Carolina State University
The Ohio State University
University of Oregon
Texas A&M University, University of Texas, Texas State University
Brazos, Hays, Travis
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin