Today’s Students Are Different — Is Your Housing?

Most student housing has seen multiple generations on many campuses. Here’s a look at the past three generations and how housing built for those generations will adapt to the needs and wants of Generation Z — the generation that’s now

The Art and Science of Branding and Repositioning

When prospective college student residents and their parents first encounter a housing property, be it in person or online, the brand is undoubtedly one of the first things they notice.  Along with the name of the property, they’ll notice the

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