Accend was launched in February of 2016 to acquire, own, and operate a portfolio comprised of the finest military apartment communities in the country. Each affiliated Accend operating company and investment fund is designed as an enterprise reflecting shared vision and values, focused on better serving the needs and requirements of its investors, its residents, and its employees.
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Accend launched because 1) the residents of military communities have special leasing requirements that are unmet by traditional housing providers, and 2) multifamily assets in military communities are a great investment choice still relatively unknown to real estate investors looking for strong and stable returns and greater portfolio diversification. Accend is well-positioned to serve residents looking for better housing choices and investors looking for a new perspective on multifamily investing.
Accend's specialty is providing quality housing choices to tenants who actively serve in the armed forces, military retirees, their respective families, military contractors, and civilians who support the military mission in communities proximate to select strategic and irreplaceable military installations throughout the United States.
Military installations have historically been stable economic engines in the regions they serve. They will continue to be a source of economic vitality for the foreseeable future. Investors looking for dependable returns and attractive growth should look to multifamily investment opportunities in select military markets.
Accend has the experience and expertise to identify the markets that are well suited for this type of investment.
Accend's business model is sustainable because military communities are characterized by continued mobility of large segments of the population.
The frequent transition of residents and the convenience of Accend's leasing products and services go hand in hand.
The tenants targeted desire a broader range of rental products and services than are currently available to them from traditional sources. These tenants value quality, flexibility, and convenience at an affordable price. Accend's investors will benefit from partnering with Accend because Accend can deliver more of what these consumers value and in turn create greater portfolio value.
Accend invests from the perspective that its portfolio should provide a strong return at any stage of investment - whether near, intermediate, or long-term. Accend acquires fundamentally sound assets in markets where there is the likelihood of sustained tenant demand.
Accend is skilled at satisfying the unique needs of its target tenant base and designs and provides value-added rental products and services that will satisfy their special requirements.
Accend is currently a proven trusted source for off-post housing in military communities and plans to be for years to come. The men and women who serve our nation have earned the best that can be offered.