Architecture & Design Trends: Modern is In

Staying on top of design and architecture trends is challenging in any form of real estate, and doubly so in student housing where the market caters to an extremely young and constantly changing demographic. Yet there are many aspects of

Student Housing International: Europe and Latin America

The student housing industry is growing in global prominence. Foreign investors are flooding the U.S. Market in record numbers, and many U.S.-based owners and developers are broadening their lens to include investment and development projects across Europe and Latin America.

Built For Success: Trends in Public-Private Partnership Development

The number of public-private partnership (P3) developments continues to increase as universities look to upgrade their housing stock to attract and retain students while juggling how to pay for new residence halls.  “The cost of providing education continues to increase for

Looking Back on Student Housing’s Most Active Builders

Student Housing Business conducted a survey of builders in mid-2019 to determine which contractors are the most active in the student housing sector. To participate, contractors must have completed projects within the timeframe of January 1, 2017, to December 31, 2018.

Providing the Perfect Amenity Through Mixed-Use Space

Both on- and off-campus, today’s student housing developments are providing more than just a place for students to rest their heads. Off campus, new communities are featuring everything from fashion boutiques and restaurants, to office and event space, while residence

Seriously Smart Amenities

Today’s hottest amenities may have less sizzle compared to millennial-era must-haves, but in-demand developments deliver on amenities that promote success, convenience and wellness. By: Lynn Peisner Student housing amenities used to have a reputation in the popular press and in most

Priced Out: Adding Affordable Units to Student Housing

Student loan figures indicate a growing affordability problem in higher education. The Federal Reserve reports that student loan debt in the United States is almost $1.6 trillion today, with 42 percent of people who attended college — which represents 30

Tips and Tricks for Growing Ancillary Income

With residents willing to pay a premium for convenience and a higher standard of living, savvy student housing owners and operators can cash in with the right program, amenity or service partnership. Owners are searching for new revenue streams through

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