Lori Ann Dinkins: Making Student Housing Future Proof

All aspects of the student housing industry are smack dab in the middle of a cultural shift that has many names — circular economy, collaborative consumption, shared capitalism. Being future proof isn’t about what tile to use or even buzzing

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

Cottages: Aging Gracefully

When cottage-style student housing developments began cropping up over a decade ago, they were all the rage. Students loved the privacy of their own colorful, stylish house with an inviting front porch and lots of green space for outdoor activities.

Rami Kalla: VR/AR — Giving Residents the Ultimate Tour Experience

Virtual reality (VR) is a trend that is here to stay, especially in the student housing industry. Why? The two biggest student housing consumer groups — millennials and Generation Z — are also the most tech-savvy generations, pushing companies to become

John Hinckley: A Systematic Approach to Resident Engagement

The adoption of recent emerging technologies coupled with a growing focus on delivering a great resident experience presents new opportunities for driving resident retention, connectivity and community engagement.  And it is now more essential than ever. More and more apartment