Rising Rents, Occupancy Offer Opportunities and Challenges

It’s a good time to operate student housing. Who knew anyone would be saying that after a pandemic that shuttered schools and many housing facilities just two-plus years ago? But it’s true. Occupancy is high, rents are growing and demand

SHB Interview: A New Era for American Campus Communities

In April, Blackstone agreed to acquire American Campus Communities in a transaction that took the industry’s largest public company private in a $12.8 billion deal. Many in the industry speculated how the transaction would affect ACC, which is the largest

Fall Update: Student Housing Moves Past the Pandemic

“Last year, we were concerned with COVID-19, and this year, we’re concerned with transactions,” begins Donna Preiss, founder and CEO of The Preiss Co. The sentence which perfectly encapsulates the status of the industry at the dawn of the new