Investment Strategy

Arrowroot Real Estate invests in modernizing and rebranding well located, vintage Class B student housing and multifamily properties. The team focuses on supply constrained markets in Western and Midwestern regions of the United States:

  • Student Housing Location Targets: Tier 1, research oriented universities with heavy emphasis on technology advancement and graduate level programs.
  • Multifamily Targets: Metro markets with technology and research based job growth to attract young professionals.

Multifamily Target Markets

Focus on markets that have been successful in attracting and growing technology companies and attract younger, well educated work force.

Focus on markets that have been successful in attracting and growing technology companies and attract younger, well educated work force.

Student Housing Target Markets

  • Tier 1 Public Universities

    • What ARE considers “Tier 1”

      • Minimum Enrollment of 20,000 Students
      • School must be part of the Best Colleges – U.S. News National University Rankings
      • Strong and recognizable athletic programs to act as future demand driver
      • Schools that are expected to bring in at least $100 million per year in research grants
      • Schools with selective admissions and high-quality faculty
  • Barriers to Entry for New Supply
  • Pedestrian Oriented Medium to High Density Campuses
  • Strong Preference for University Campuses with:
    • Vibrant technology and research based job growth to attract young professionals.
    • Highly rated and large graduate programs that attract affluent students who do not want to live in undergraduate housing with roommates. 
  • Examples include: UC Berkeley, UC Davis,  UC San Diego, University of Michigan, University of Utah, University of Washington, University of Wisconsin, Oregon State University, etc.