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Developers Mull Opportunity Zones

When Aptitude Development began working on The Marshall near the University of Louisville in Kentucky about two years ago, the $50 million, 591-bed student housing project was simply considered a sound development along a corridor undergoing urban renewal. But last spring, when one of the 8,700 newly designated “qualified opportunity zones” in the country happened to encompass The Marshall’s location, the project also became eligible for capital gains tax deferral for long-term property investors. 

Cottages: Aging Gracefully

When cottage-style student housing developments began cropping up over a decade ago, they were all the rage. Students loved the privacy of their own colorful, stylish house with an inviting front porch and lots of green space for outdoor activities. They loved the security and community. The space to spread out and disconnect from the buzz of campus. The elaborate amenity package. Swimming pools as vast as lakes in many cases.

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Culture and Innovation

The Cardinal Group of Companies has focused on growing its management platform, while creating a magic touch for troubled assets.

By: Randall Shearin, editor of Student Housing Business magazine

By starting small, taking steady and measured steps forward and challenging the status quo, Cardinal Group Companies has become known for its youthful, authentic and innovative approach to real estate, in particular its student housing communities.

Student Housing Sees Robust Deals, Investment Sales, Development Numbers

As we pass the mid-year point of 2016, the student housing industry is again poised to have a strong year. Favorable market conditions, chief among them low interest rates, have pressed development and acquisitions forward during 2016. Pre-leasing for fall 2016 was strong through the summer, though slightly down from fall 2015 for many owners, while a number of owners reported rent growth for the upcoming year.

P3s - Not a Fad and Here to Stay

Across the country, universities are faced with outdated and obsolete housing stock built following World War II for students taking advantage of the GI Bill.

Staying Connected

Student housing operators and telecommunications suppliers grapple with the massive amounts of bandwidth students require. 

By Scott Reid

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