CA Ventures to invest $500m during next five years in European housing market
CA Ventures, a Chicago-based real estate investment holding company, has plans to invest $500 million over the next five years in the European housing market, specifically across the purpose-built student housing and multifamily apartment sectors.
The firm is currently developing two student housing projects in Poland — 700 beds in Krakow and 400 beds in Warsaw — and is in active negotiations to acquire properties and development sites in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Ireland and the Czech Republic.
Over the last eight years, the firm’s student housing entity, CA Student Living, has amassed a $3 billion portfolio serving more than 40 universities in the UUnited States, Canada, Latin America and, now, Europe. During that same period, CA Student Living successfully sold more than $2.5 billion of student accommodation assets.
“Today’s students seek modern designs and conveniences such as fully furnished suites, private bedrooms and