The Real Deal New York

Crunching the numbers on the student housing boom

As academic enrollment rises, construction opportunities take off for NYC developers

From the September issue: Enrollment in New York City’s academic institutions has been on the rise for some time. But a bunch of major student housing projects are now coming to a head and getting off the ground at once, translating into big real estate opportunities for developers. Schools throughout the city are planning and building new dormitory projects — which typically means contracting with private developers — to accommodate expanding student bodies. [more]