From The Magazine

Building for the Future

Universities and developers are asking contractors to build student housing projects with more amenities than ever, and on shorter schedules.

Does Everyone Still Love Gainesville?

Gainesville, Florida, could be considered the test market for student housing. How much has a flurry of development, economic woes and enrollment cuts hurt student housing in Gainesville?

Managing a Better Community

To successfully manage a student housing property, one must start from the assumption that managing it is much different that a traditional multifamily property. In a competitive market, good property management can be the key to success.

Managing Growth

Michael Coakley has the responsibility for the third largest university housing program in the United States, at the four campuses of Arizona State University in metropolitan Phoenix. SHB recently spoke to Coakley about his experience, goals and challenges.

Views From Student Residents

Illini_Tower_Building_2The customer is always right...

In the case of student housing, the students are who the industry should want to hear from. In each issue, Student Housing Business will reach out to students to make their opinions known. In this issue, we asked questions to students living at Illini Tower at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.


The Distant Horizon

The position I hold with The Collier Companies is executive chair. Most of the time, what is on my mind, what I focus on, is the long term, the distant strategic horizon. As I contemplate how to successfully steer The Collier Companies (TCC) through the next decade, I look back on the vast changes that have occurred in the student housing arena over just the last few decades.


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