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Stay-at-home orders and virtual classes have asked serious questions of the once-booming market for student housing. (Photo: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill via Getty)

Quiet dorms and distress storms: Student housing sector takes hit

A few days into classes in August, students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were in...

Quiet dorms and distress storms: Student housing sector takes hit
New York University may lease thousands of hotel rooms near its Greenwich Village campus to maintain social distance between students. (iStock, Wikipedia Commons)

NYU’s social-distance fix for dorms? Leasing hotel rooms

Colleges across the country sent students home in March because of the coronavirus. Now, they’re debating when to bring...

NYU’s social-distance fix for dorms? Leasing hotel rooms
American Campus Communities CEO Bill Bayless

School’s out for summer. But will student housing rebound in the fall?

The shift among some colleges to online classes has been met with skepticism in academia but it could also...

School’s out for summer. But will student housing rebound in the fall?
TriArch Real Estate Group founder Chris DeAngelis and Pebb Capital principal James Jago

Student housing property near NYU trades for $104M

Pebb Capital and TriArch Real Estate Group sold their gut-renovated student-housing complex in Greenwich Village for $104 million. The...

Student housing property near NYU trades for $104M
A university dorm (Credit: iStock)

Developers fail math class in student housing sector

High supply and lackluster student enrollment is putting stress on the student housing sector, with some analysts saying developers...

Developers fail math class in student housing sector
Jeremy Lynford and 55 John Street (Credit: Getty Images, Google Maps, iStock)

NYC’s largest student housing firm makes a $101M gamble on owning its own real estate

A student housing company has purchased a Lower Manhattan building used as a Pace University dorm for about $101...

NYC’s largest student housing firm makes a $101M gamble on owning its own real estate
Will the student housing boom last?

Will the student housing boom last?

As more investors have funded housing near universities, overbuilding has been a danger for some property owners. Investors are being more cautious as some backers have seen their bonds downgraded. Real estate fund managers...

Will the student housing boom last?
Has student housing grown up?

Has student housing grown up?

Student housing could be coming of age. Developers of student housing have seized on offering amenities and convenience to maximize returns. That’s meant a preference for building closer to campuses or in urban areas,...

Has student housing grown up?
An analysis by Redfin brokerage has found one way to make a college career into a real estate investment opportunity.  (Wikimedia Commons, back; Laura LaRose, front)

The best 15 college towns to invest in

Ask anyone who has been to college recently, or is paying for someone else to go, getting higher education comes at an ever-higher cost these days and there’s not too much you can do...

The best 15 college towns to invest in
Forget “Animal House,” today’s student housing is all about luxury

Forget “Animal House,” today’s student housing is all about luxury

  A laundry list of luxury amenities isn’t just for Manhattan’s new construction towers. College students are also getting...

Forget “Animal House,” today’s student housing is all about luxury
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