Case Studies

Client Snapshot: MAJOR US REIT

Waterloo Data
March 23, 2023

Transformational Data Management Solutions Drive Shareholder Value Across One of the Largest REITs in the U.S.


Since 2016, Waterloo data has worked closely with one of the largest owners, managers and developers of student housing communities in the United States.  This company is a fully integrated, self-managed and self-administered equity real estate investment trust (REIT) with expertise in the design, finance, development, construction management and operational management of student housing properties. Over the last seven years, Waterloo Data has assisted with initiatives ranging from data warehousing, master data management, business intelligence, planning and forecasting, and advanced analytics. These capabilities have allowed this Waterloo Data client to mature into a world class data driven organization.

“It has been impressive to watch the management team leverage the data management capabilities we have delivered to successfully navigate the COVID pandemic and deliver significant shareholder returns,” said Matt Brown, Founder and CEO of Waterloo Data. “Everything from providing board level metrics and reporting, to market intelligence for research and development, to operational forecasting and scenario planning rests on a solid foundation of high quality, governed enterprise data.”

What the Client Says:

We have always placed great importance on being a data driven organization. Our partnership with Waterloo Data has allowed us to leverage industry best practices and shorten the time it takes to deliver new enterprise capabilities. This has allowed us to remain agile and successfully navigate the challenges associated with owning and operating an extensive portfolio of managed properties.

-VP, Business Intelligence

Waterloo Data has been an outstanding partner for us. They are easy to work with, responsive to our needs, and have maintained the same team members over the course of the relationship which has provided a very consistent and predictable quality to their delivery. They are a natural extension of our team and a trusted advisor for us.

-Chief Technology Officer