Student Housing Outperforming Other Asset Classes Post-COVID

Tom Acitelli with the Commercial Observer reports even with a post-COVID reopening for offices and malls — and a travel bounce for hotels — student housing appears to be a more sure bet for commercial real estate investors. A large part of this success is how student housing weathered the pandemic. It came in with a tailwind, but trends early on, particularly a decline in enrollment, suggested a dreadful run ahead. That didn’t necessarily happen.