RealPage Acquires Utility Management Service SimpleBills

Richardson, Texas — Software company RealPage has acquired SimpleBills, a utility management service provider dedicated to the student housing market, for an undisclosed price. SimpleBills currently serves over 125,000 students across the U.S. by billing and collecting from residents directly,

Homestead U Hires Cory Ratai as Regional Manager

Columbus, Ohio — Homestead U has hired Cory Ratai as regional manager. Ratai will oversee a portion of the company’s national student housing portfolio including properties at Ohio State University, Ohio University and Texas Tech University. Ratai first joined Columbus-based

CollegeHouse to Launch Market Research Platform

Alpharetta, Ga. — CollegeHouse is set to launch a new market research platform with the goal of delivering a modern day market research product with a high level of data integrity that is affordable and relevant for everyone in the

Homestead U Names Laura Formica Vice President of Operations

Columbus, Ohio — Homestead U has hired Laura Formica as vice president of operations to oversee the company’s national student housing portfolio. Formica will oversee day-to-day portfolio operations, as well as future acquisitions, new developments and third party management. “We