Rethink Capital Partners has launched a new real estate investment strategy, Rethink Community, focused on investing in master-planned communities located in underserved urban neighborhoods facing a widening inequality.
We work towards advancing health and wellbeing across America by investing in real estate projects that deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns for investors.
50 million Americans live in economically distressed communities
The National Low Income Housing Coalition found that a renter working 40 hours a week and earning minimum wage can afford two-bedroom apartment (i.e. not be cost-burdened) in exactly zero counties nationwide. In other words, it is not possible
75% of job growth only found in limited number of metro areas Between 2000 and 2016, three-quarters of net job growth occurred in a narrow selection of metro areas resulting in inequalities across the country.
Rethink Community believes now is the time to capitalize on this country's critical need for investment in our urban communities, especially in communities where infrastructure and social imbalances are destabilizing an otherwise robust regional economy.
The complexities surrounding these imbalances are typically misunderstood and consequently often mispriced, creating unique opportunities for Rethink's platform to invest.
Rethink Community has a seasoned team with a history of impact investing and demonstrated skill in site selection, and who will also work closely with local community leaders in a collaborative and transparent manner.
Rethink Community's large-scale master-planned investment model is differentiated from the current investor marketplace, which typically chases one-off opportunities in a fragmented manner, often resulting in projects with rents at unsustainable levels.