Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
Land Leasing - Manufactured Housing and Mobile Home Parks
Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special
focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their
performance. Report contents include:
Sample report is available online.
GFA Management, Inc.
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Annual survey of land-lease community owner/operators in the U.S. and Canada provides a comprehensive overview
of the manufactured home community market, with topics covered including property portfolio statistics, average
physical occupancy and operating expense ratios, property development and expansion trends, and more. Summary
description and table of contents can be viewed free online.
JLT & Associates
Periodic rent surveys provide detailed information on manufactured home communities in over 70 markets nationwide,
with data provided including number of sites by community and resident age category (e.g., all ages, 55+); high,
low, and average monthly rents; services included in rent; most recent rent increase; site occupancy rates;
and more. Sample survey with detailed analysis can be viewed free online.
Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services
Manufactured Housing Research Report
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Semi-annual research report analyzes the U.S. manufactured housing community outlook by geographic region and
sub-region and for selected metropolitan areas, with data provided including vacancy rates, average monthly
rents, and bank financing and capitalization rate trends. National and regional summary can be viewed free online,
with free copy of full report available with registration.
Industry Financial Ratios
Mobile Home Park and Site Operators
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Five-year comparative financial statement analysis includes income statements with expense detail, balance
sheets, cash flow analysis, and key financial and operating ratios, with detailed benchmarking data available
by sales size range on a national, state, and metropolitan area level.
Sample reports are available online.
The Institute of Real Estate Management
Profile and Compensation Study - Accredited Residential Manager®
Triennial compensation study provides comparative analysis of accredited residential property manager compensation
and fringe benefits based on geographic region, years of experience, level of education, type of organization,
type of property managed, type of units managed, and other selected criteria.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
Information provided for this occupational category includes a description of the nature of the work and the
work environment, number and types of jobs, education and training requirements, wages and earnings, employment
outlook, and sources for additional information. All information is available free online.
GFA Management, Inc.
How To Find, Buy, Manage & Sell a Manufactured Home Community
Comprehensive reference publication provides a step-by-step guide to investing in manufactured home communities,
with topics covered including finding and evaluating investment opportunities, estimating value, conducting
due diligence, completing the purchase, successfully managing and marketing a community, dealing with turnaround
challenges, and selling a community.
Quarterly investor survey includes information on discount and capitalization rates, mortgage rates and terms,
equity investment requirements, and repair and replacement reserve requirements for manufactured housing and
mobile home parks, with selected summary data from the most recent survey available free online.
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