Xfinity Communities Acquires Epproach Communications

Wilmington, N.C. — Xfinity Communities, the Comcast division serving multifamily properties and residents, has acquired Epproach Communications. Wilmington-based Epproach specializes in multifamily technology, including managed wi-fi and internet. “Property managers and owners — particularly those in the off-campus student housing

RISE, Nova Southeastern University Complete Mako Hall

Davie, Fla. — A public-private partnership between RISE: A Real Estate Company and Nova Southeastern University has completed Mako Hall, a 310,000-square-foot mixed-use community located on the university’s campus in Davie. The 608-bed community offers one-, two- and four-bedroom, apartment-style

Pebb Capital Sells 647-Bed Community Near the University of Kansas

Lawrence, Kan. — Pebb Capital has sold The Rockland, a 647-bed student housing community serving students at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. The community offers one- and two-bedroom units. Shared amenities include a resort-style pool and hot tub; a

Brian Thompson Launches Marker Investments

Philadelphia — Brian Thompson, formerly with CA Ventures and Harrison Street, has launched Marker Investments. Thompson will leverage his nearly 20 years of experience in the student housing industry to lead the Marker Investments team, which will specialize in the

The Importance of Reputation Management in Student Housing

Dallas — It’s no secret that today’s students spend a lot of time on their phones, perusing social media and scanning the internet. With such a high level of importance placed on digital content, what people are saying about your community