Real Estate Strategy

Student Housing

Since 2007, Kayne Anderson Real Estate has been a leading investor in off-campus student housing and continues to be active in developing amenity-rich, off-campus properties.

  • 29

    States Since Inception

  • 62k+

    Beds Since Inception

  • 17k+

    Units Owned Since Inception

  • $6.1B+

    Invested Since Inception1

As of December 31, 2023. 1Represents total transaction cost including deployed and future commitments that are anticipated to be deployed

Investment Fundamentals

The cornerstone of Kayne Anderson Real Estate’s investment strategy is our ability to apply our deep professional real estate experience and extensive network to bring value to fragmented sectors experiencing growth.

The firm has acquired and/or developed over $6.1 billion in student housing communities, encompassing more than 62,000 beds across 55 universities in 29 states and Canada.

Accelerated Growth

At our university markets of focus, enrollment growth rate continues to accelerate.


Kayne Anderson Real Estate partners with top operators and takes a hands-on approach throughout the investment cycle.

Highly Fragmented

Highly fragmented sector with few proficient operators.


Our People

We are a vertically integrated team of 85+ professionals across Real Estate Investments, Design and Construction, Legal, Accounting, and Investor Relations.