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Student housing sees ‘historic’ changes, community-focused amenities offer luxury living

The days where university students live in glorified shoe boxes are gone. Today they can choose from student housing that boasts amenities usually associated with high-end luxury apartments. Continue reading

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New life: Transforming outdated office buildings into apartment towers, high-end retail

A flurry of new development is hitting the Chicago office market, with much of it focused on turning outdated Class-C buildings into apartments, hotels, retail and student housing. Continue reading

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Student housing has strongest sales year yet in the Midwest

by Dan Rafter From 2013 through the end of 2016, the Midwest will have seen 111 sales in the student-housing market. And those sales will have generated more than $3 billion in total sales volume, according to data from Triad Real … Continue reading

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Berkadia: Student housing still hot in 2016

by Dan Rafter The multifamily market gets plenty of attention today. But student housing is nearly as  hot. For proof, check out the infographic below from Berkadia. It shows just how busy the student-housing market has become.      

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Student-housing trends in the Midwest, a closer look

Guest column by Matthew Lund and Michael Lee Walker & Dunlop In the world of commercial financing, the student housing product is unique, especially in the Midwest. It takes a comprehensive understanding of the current trends in the Midwest market … Continue reading

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Building big: Kraus-Anderson set to wrap construction of largest off-campus student-housing development in Minnesota

by Dan Rafter The Marshall, the new student-housing complex scheduled to open by the start of this academic year in Minneapolis’ Dinkytown neighborhood, is a big project. How big? As John Solberg, a vice president with construction manager Kraus-Anderson Construction … Continue reading

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Click on the picture: Kraus-Anderson ready to wrap construction on largest off-campus student-housing project in Minnesota

by Dan Rafter The Marshall, the largest off-campus student-housing complex ever built in the state of Minnesota, is on schedule to open its doors and accept its first University of Minnesota student residents at the start of the fall academic … Continue reading

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