Student Housing

When you need a partner at the top of the class

Berkadia Student Housing leverages unparalleled industry experience, extensive market understanding, and local knowledge of college towns nationwide to find, create and finance close-to-campus opportunities that meet the varied needs of our clients.

From projects mirroring the scale of the largest public universities to those of the smallest private colleges, our mission remains the same and our team is intensely dedicated at every step. With enrollment projected to rise, the future looks bright for student housing, and we see a marketplace full of opportunity and growth. Whether you need financing or are looking to make an investment in the future, we’re excited to partner with you to deliver a best-in-class experience.

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Student Housing Real Estate Report

2022 Student Housing Preleasing Report

U.S. Student Housing preleasing velocity and rent growth are far exceeding pre-pandemic levels. With preleasing velocity 6.5 percentage points ahead of the 2019/2020 academic year (the last pre-COVID leasing cycle) and rental rates increasing by an average of 5.7%, the 2022/2023 leasing cycle is on pace to be the strongest on record.

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SEPTEMBER 28-30, 2022


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Track Record


student housing volume  in 2021


student housing volume  in 2021


student housing transactions  in 2021


student housing transactions  in 2021


combined mortgage banking, investment sales and JV equity placement volume  in 2021


combined mortgage banking, investment sales and JV equity placement volume  in 2021

Featured Investment Opportunities


Campus Court
University of Notre Dame
South Bend, IN

Campus Court is a 221-bed value-add opportunity at one of the most recognized universities in the world.


College Station Portfolio
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

This two-asset portfolio is located next to TAMU, one of the nation’s largest universities, with a high demand for off-campus housing.


The Reserve
Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL

The Reserve is a 486-bed opportunity with significant growth in a prime spot near Southern Illinois – Edwardsville.


Milano Flats
Brigham Young University – Idaho
Rexburg, ID

In the fastest growing state in the nation, Milano Flats is a newly renovated opportunity, proven for rent growth.


The Glen
Cal State University – San Bernardino
San Bernardino, CA

The Glen is a 592-bed opportunity with best-in-class amenities, from a resort-style pool to fitness center and more.


Preservation Square
University of Texas Austin
Austin, TX

Preservation Square is a .9-acre student-housing redevelopment opportunity centrally located in the heart of West Campus in Austin, TX.


The Heights at Slippery Rock
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA

The Heights is a 100-unit townhome style student housing opportunity only a mile from Slippery Rock campus


Mustang Ranch
Tarleton State University
Stephenville, TX

Mustang Rach is a 501 bed opportunity owned by the Texas A&M system and close proximity to Dallas / Fort Worth.


Chicago Neighborhood Portfolio
The University of Illinois – Chicago
Chicago, IL

X Chicago, located in University Village. draws from the largest and most diverse urban medical district in the country.


University Edge
Michigan State University
Lansing, MI

Located within steps of the MSU campus and convenient access to East Lansing and Downtown, University Edge is a 792 bed student housing opportunity.


The Junction Cottages & Townhomes
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

The Junction is a best in class, high-quality cottage and townhome-style community preferred by Texas A&M students.


Metro Crossing
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI

Metro Crossing is a 202 bed, 84 units student apartment community in the desirable Eau Claire market.

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Maximize Success

“Our team was built with a single goal in mind, maximizing our clients’ success in student housing. Our capital strength, market knowledge, breadth of experience and deep industry relationships provide our clients peace of mind knowing we will deliver the certainty of execution they depend on.”

Kevin Larimer
Senior Managing Director
Investment Sales


Access the latest market-driven insights and research from Berkadia.



2022/2023 Student Leasing Cycle is on Pace to be the Strongest on Record



2021 Annual Student Housing Report



Berkadia Arranges $62M Stretch Senior Loan for Acquisition of 568 Bed Student Housing Property in Baltimore



What’s Ahead for Student Housing in 2022

Recent Transactions


Midtown Auburn
Auburn University

153 units, 315 beds


Balcony Auburn
Auburn University

23 units, 102 beds


The Arrow Townhomes & Flats
Montana State University

268 units, 887 beds


Clemson Lofts
Clemson University

232 units, 640 beds


University Edge
University of Notre Dame

216 units, 528 beds


College Towne
Michigan State University

138 units, 516 beds


Ames 6 Portfolio
Iowa State University

513 beds


One Eleven South
Georgia Southern University

709 beds

Want to Learn More?

At Berkadia, our capital strength, market knowledge, breadth of experience and deep industry relationships ensure that we can deliver the certainty of execution that our clients depend on.

Read our student housing brochure today and learn more.


Kevin Larimer

Senior Managing Director
Investment Sales

Brandon Buell

Senior Managing Director
Investment Sales

Peter Benedetto

Senior Managing Director
Mortgage Banking

Aaron Moll

Mortgage Banking