CBRE’s Residential Living Sectors is at the forefront of trends and challenges specific to the growing asset classes of co-living homes, build-to-rent, purpose-built student accommodation and affordable housing. 

Our specialist team delivers best-in-class Valuation & Advisory services for a range of clients investing in these emerging assets, including local and international institutions, developers, private investors, operators, government entities, financiers, superannuation funds and not-for-profits. 

Together with our valuation experts’ specialist knowledge and extensive local experience, our market-leading advice in this space is informed by CBRE’s global reach and access to the most propriety data and intelligence.

Drawing upon CBRE’s network of experts in key European, United Kingdom and North American markets – where these markets are more mature – we provide valuable insights and services for our clients.

Residential Living Sectors Valuation

Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing

Bespoke services to developers, investors, lenders, housing agencies and local government.
Student Housing

Student Housing

Specialist team with experience across all the major Student Accommodation markets.


Co-living asset provides a flexible tenancy contract and requires strong management be in place.


#1 Multifamily advisor and broker globally offering insights regarding build-to-rent investment market.

    Property Investment Services

    The CBRE Residential Living Sectors team deliver expert valuation services, spanning the following three areas:


    • Mortgage Valuations
    • Financial Reporting Valuations
    • Periodic Valuations
    • Bespoke reporting based on client’s requirements
    • Development Valuations
    • Portfolio Valuations
    • Rating & Taxation Valuations & Objections 
    • Rental Benchmarking
    • Research Reports
    • Demographic Reports
    • Market Data Reports
    • Supply & Demand Analysis
    • Model/Assumption Reviews
    • Development Feasibility/Analysis Modelling
    • Vendor & Purchaser Due Diligence
    • ‘Special Assumption’ strategic valuations and sensitivity analysis for bespoke scenarios to assist in business plan/investment assessment for investors, lenders and operators
    • Operator Selection
    • Transaction Management
    • Planning Uplift Viability
    • Mixed Use
    • Development Sites
    • Leasehold Interests
    • Unit/Apartment Blocks
    • Residual Stock
    • Affordable Housing
    • Intermediate Housing Models
    • Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA)
    • Co-Living
    • New Generation Boarding Houses/Rooming Houses
    • Purpose Built Student Accommodation