Harrison Street is a real estate private equity firm that has established five (5) closed-end funds, Harrison Street Real Estate Partners I - V, L.P, and one (1) open-end fund, Harrison Street Core Property Fund, all of which focus on investing in Education, Healthcare and Storage real estate across the US. Harrison Street European Property Partners Fund I focuses on the acquisition and development of student housing throughout the UK & Europe.
Investments are located in geographic markets where there is: (i) demonstrable university, hospital or private sector commitment to economic growth, (ii) favorable demand/supply characteristics, (iii) a strong operating partner in an otherwise fragmented market, and (iv) considerable demographic growth momentum.
The funds typically invest directly or through joint ventures with local operating partners at the real estate level. The real estate sectors in which the funds seek to provide equity capital are those sectors which the Sponsor believes have the ability to outperform traditional "core" asset classes during times of rising interest rates or market downturns in the general economy.