After the spotlight on conventional properties in January, this month we are highlighting the winners in student housing—the top 100 off-campus properties and the top 10 student management companies for 2022 by online reputation.
Privately managed 312 College Avenue in Ithaca, New York, earns the top ranking for student housing properties with a 99 ORA score. And congratulations to The Dinerstein Cos., who is the No. 1 student management company with a companywide ORA of 76.92. Dinerstein has earned the top honor for the fifth consecutive year.
Please scroll below to see the complete list of the top 10 student housing managers and the top 100 properties for 2022.
Top 10 Student Housing Managers for 2022
The top student housing companies ranking is based on Student Housing Business’ list of the Top 25 Managers of Student Housing. To rank these companies, we looked at their ORA scores as of December 2022.
The national average ORA in December was 62.88; the average score of the top 10 student housing managers for 2022 is 66.03.
Top 100 Off-Campus Student Housing Properties
To be ranked in 2022’s top 100 student housing property ranking, a property must have registered an ORA score of 85 or higher as of December 2022. For properties with the same ORA scores, the one with the greater number of reviews ranks higher.
The average ORA score of all student properties across the nation is 58.76, which is lower than the December national average ORA score of 62.88. This is our sixth annual ranking of the top 100 student housing properties by ORA.
J Turner Research monitors the online reputation of more than 3,000 off-campus student housing properties across various review sites and ILSs. The largest resident satisfaction survey provider for off-campus student housing, the company also monitors and benchmarks the online reputation of all student housing management companies.
The top companies with the highest percentage of their student housing portfolio in the top 100 student properties are: Capstone Real Estate Investments, 37%; Dinerstein, 33%; and Coastal Ridge Real Estate, 12%.
About the ORA Power Rankings
Developed by J Turner Research, the ORA Power Rankings are a monthly, independent ranking of apartment properties and management companies based on their Online Reputation Assessment (ORA) scores. A property or management company is not required to be a J Turner Research client to qualify for this ranking, which is published by J Turner’s media partner Multifamily Executive. To learn more or to request your ORA score, visit www.jturnerresearch.com/about/what-is-ora-score.
The ORA score is an aggregate compilation of a property’s ratings across various review sites and ILSs. J Turner Research monitors the online ratings of more than 132,000 properties nationwide each month. Using a statistical model, a single score based on a scale of 0 to 100 is assigned to each property. This score serves as a benchmark to compare a company’s individual properties and portfolios nationally, regionally, and against the competition.