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What you’ll receive:

Developer and Operational Insights

  • How Do Developers & Operators Aim to Address the Ever-Changing Needs & Wants of Today’s College Students?
  • Timing
  • Leasing Offices
  • Move to Digital

2023 New Development Amenity Breakdown by Region

  • Number of New Developments by Bedcount
  • Top 10 Amenities Built

Preferred Rendering Styles of Prospective Student Residents

  • Day vs. Evening Lighting
  • Clean vs. Staged vs. Lived-in Levels of Staging
  • With or Without People

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Presenting Sponsors:

Asset Living through its unique bifurcation of having a dedicated New Development team has been an industry leader in successful New Lease-Ups coast to coast. Over the last 10+ years Asset has overseen over 175+ New Developments ranging from mid-rise, high-rise, garden style, co-living and more, and in 2021 achieved 99% occupancy across the board with zero no shows. From our corporate team to our on-site teams Asset takes great pride in having home grown talent that has risen through the ranks and that experience shows on our ability to step into any market and achieve success for our clients. We pride ourselves in not just delivering a fully occupied building but also delivering an unmatched resident experience that matches the excitement and anticipation of our students, parents, and all those we serve. As the largest third-party student management firm in the country with decades of experience delivering exceptional value to our partners across the nation. No matter the project, we are here to help you make the most of your investment. Asset Living also understands there is a different mind-set and intensity level associated when performing lease-ups on a new development. Our teams think strategically, act boldly, and persist relentlessly to achieve results ahead of the market.

Campus Suites was founded based on the core principles of knowledge, dedication, integrity, and passion. With over 25 years in development and asset management for multifamily, student, co-living and mixed-use housing, we have experienced the full spectrum of the industry. In that time, our team has developed a true passion and unique hands-on approach to our operational strategy. When we develop a property, our residents feel that the environment we provide gives them privacy, social and athletic options, as well as effective life safety measures, all within our tastefully appointed surroundings; in short, a lifestyle second only to home. Across North America, Campus Suites has developed over 17,000 student housing and conventional bedroom units and over 200,000 sq. ft of retail for its own account, as well as property and asset managed a further 3,000 beds. Our development portfolio, past and present, spans 9 states and 4 provinces, including properties in Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.

Cardinal Group Companies (“CGC”) is a fully integrated real estate management, investment, development, construction, consulting, and marketing firm focused on multifamily and student housing throughout the country. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, CGC affiliate companies are all firmly built atop the company’s “Cardinal Culture.” Since 2007, CGC has been operating successful partnerships, focused on creating efficiency and above-market performance via their commitment to challenging the status quo of the industry. To date, Cardinal Group Companies has developed several best-in-class initiatives, which have earned the company national recognition year after year. Cardinal Group Companies’ management platform oversees over 40,000 units nationwide and over 85,000 student housing beds across the U.S., including Cardinal Group Companies’ owned portfolio, and third-party managed properties.

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Landmark Properties is a fully integrated real estate firm specializing in the acquisition, development, and management of high-quality residential communities. Backed by a deep understanding of the markets, a commitment to quality, and a strong track record of success, Landmark is responsible for some of the premier student housing communities in the nation.

In recent years, Landmark Properties has expanded into the single-family and traditional multifamily housing market. The company is positioned to develop and build a variety of housing types for not just college students, but others who desire an unmatched rental experience.

Landmark’s mission is to be the leading choice for capital partners in search of strategic investment opportunities in the housing sector. In addition to providing exceptional results for Landmark’s investors, the company is dedicated to transparent business interactions, excellent client relations, and an unwavering commitment to integrity.

Up Campus Student Living is a vertically integrated owner, developer, and operator whose teams’ experience spans the development and operation of over 50,000 purpose-built beds across 40+ markets. Up Campus is actively pursuing development and acquisition opportunities in top-tier markets across the US. Furthermore, Up Campus is always seeking team members motivated to provide best-in-class experiences to residents, community stakeholders, and our partners.

Additional Sponsors:

Have you been impacted by the labor shortage and struggle to find good talent? Have your leasing numbers been negatively impacted because of it? Have you been forced to resort to spending ungodly amounts on concessions to buy leases?

Empower PMC is the solution to all of your leasing problems. Empower PMC is the #1 nationwide leasing firm in the Student Housing industry dedicated to working in tandem with your established property management company to multiply your leasing velocity. With over 20 years of combined experience, Empower PMC has serviced over 150 properties, multiplying their Client’s leasing velocity on average 4X, while contributing well over $400 Million to their client’s bottom line. Empower PMC takes the stress of leasing off your management company’s back so they can focus on the things that keep your asset functioning like the customer experience, resident retention, staff training, etc. The best part about Empower PMC is not only the substantial increase in leases they provide, but also the confidence, skillset and ability they instill into your onsite team with their onsite leasing training! Say goodbye to vacancy loss and hello to heads in beds! Let’s get you leased up!

Delivering results for student housing clients for over 10 years, we can confidently say that we know a thing or two about hitting your leasing goals. With our results-based real estate marketing system you get a strategy that drives growth, capturing your audience’s attention to gain genuinely stellar results that help you reach your most ambitious goals.

But that’s not all. Our marketing ecosystem was built by a team of designers, developers, digital strategists, client success managers, and merch experts with a proven track record of supporting clients just like you. As your one-stop marketing shop, our multi-vertical services allow us to be more than just your gateway to branding and marketing—we’re the solution that propels you forward.

If you want creative services, digital marketing, and merch that unlock your brand’s full potential, commanding attention and persuading prospects to become loyal residents, then we’re your team.

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Report: The Value of Virtual: New Dev Trends & Student Insights 2022

With over 156 cities reviewed, and five hundred students surveyed, we showcase market data and research that will aid decisions that every operator, investor, developer and team member makes when considering a new development.

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Report: The Value of Virtual: New Dev Trends & Student Insights 2021

Explore the 67 new developments, with 2021 deliveries, per region, per bed count, and their average pre-lease numbers. Also, see which amenity spaces rank amongst the most popular with developers and students. Lastly, why the value of virtual directly affects your pre-lease numbers.

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