Triad Real Estate Partners Hires James Clough as Managing Director

Chicago — Triad Real Estate Partners has hired James Clough as managing director of the company’s Chicago office. Clough began his investment brokerage career at Marcus & Millichap and served as managing partner of Interra Realty before joining Triad. “We

Cushman & Wakefield Adds Two Brokers to Student Housing Team

Tampa, Fla. — Cushman & Wakefield has added two new brokers to its student housing team. New hires include Director, Shawn Lubic, and Associate, Victoria Marks. The Tampa-based team, led by Executive Managing Director Travis Prince, is now comprised of

University Communities Launches Third-Party Management Platform

Denver — University Communities has launched a new third-party management platform titled Gradient Property Management. The Denver-based platform will be opened up to a select number of third-party student housing contracts with the idea of leveraging University Communities existing platform to

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