Kurt EhlersEast Greenwich, R.I. — Kurt Ehlers has been appointed managing director of the Corvias Group's new student housing division, Corvias Campus Living. Ehlers previously served as executive vice president of the company's military housing division, Picerne Military Housing, overseeing all Air Force programs as well as managing housing programs at Fort Bragg, N.C., and Fort Rucker, Ala.
Ehlers's appointment follows last month's announcement by Picerne Military Housing to expand into the student housing market with the launch of a new parent company, Corvias Group, and a new student housing division, Corvias Campus Living.
At Fort Bragg, Ehlers managed more than nine million square feet of housing. Prior to joining Picerne Military Housing in 2002, Ehlers worked for two of the nation's largest multifamily developers and was responsible for the construction, development and management of projects across the United States.
In his new role, Ehlers will be responsible for the construction, property management and staffing operations of Corvias Campus Living.