W5 Group developed an Innovative Living investment strategy.
Multifamily · Student Housing · Single Family Rentals · Co-living · Microliving
Our strategy is focused on innovative residential real estate opportunities within the multifamily, student housing, single family rentals, co-living, and microliving sectors. Each of these sectors provide the potential for attractive risk adjusted returns.
The number of American renters surpassed 100M this decade
In 2020 there was a 2.5 million unit shortage of housing supply
Our investment pillars
Affordability, community, flexibility, design and technology
The investment thesis is rooted in strong secular demand drivers
W5 Group’s Target Residential Sectors
Apartment living where multiple, separate housing units are contained within one or several building from low rise cottage style to mid and high rise apartment buildings.
W5 targets 150 to 500-unit multifamily properties in Major Urban Markets and Growth Markets (urban or suburban) – either ground-up construction or value-add opportunities.
Rental apartments primarily housing undergraduate and graduate college students.
W5 targets purpose-built student housing with bed-bath parity located in close proximity to top-tier universities – either ground up construction or value-add opportunities.
Single-family homes that are operated as rental properties, either individually or as part of a portfolio.
W5 targets acquisitions of existing scattered homes and/or developments of build-for-rent homes on single parcels in suburban areas of Major Urban Markets and Growth Markets. Strong preference for build for rent community oriented projects.
Shared apartment dwellings where residents have their own bedrooms and share living and kitchen spaces and have access to communal areas including co-working, lounges and fitness facilities. This community oriented living provides affordable housing solutions in dense urban areas without sacrificing experiences or location.
W5 targets purpose-built co-living acquisitions and/or developments in Major Urban Markets.
Compact multifamily units that provide privacy and affordability as well as access to communal areas including co-working, lounges and fitness facilities. This community oriented living provides affordable housing solutions in dense urban areas without sacrificing experiences or location.
W5 targets purpose-built micro-living acquisitions and/or developments in Major Urban Markets and Growth Markets.
i5 Union Market, Washington, D.C.
The Retreat East at Orlando – UCF