Tiger Properties Breaks Ground on 380-Bed Student Housing Community Near Clemson University

CLEMSON, S.C. — Tiger Properties has broken ground on Cambridge Creek Clemson, a 380-bed student housing community located two miles from the Clemson University campus in South Carolina. The property will offer two- and three-bedroom units. Communal amenities will include a 5,000-square-foot clubhouse with a fitness center, study lounge, computer lab and game room. Outdoor amenities will include a pool, open-air pavilion, grilling stations and green space. The project is scheduled to deliver …

Panteras, Miyama to Build 101-Bed Student Housing Property in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, TEXAS — A partnership between student housing developer Panteras Development Partners and owner-operator Miyama USA will build a 101-bed student housing property in Fort Worth that will serve students at Texas Wesleyan University. The 56-unit property will be located within a short walk of the heart of the campus and will feature one- and two-bed floor plans, as well as student lounges with large-screen TVs and dedicated study areas. The opening is scheduled for fall

Highland Realty Capital Secures $41M Financing for 976-Bed Student Housing Community Near Washington State

PULLMAN, WASH. — Highland Realty Capital has secured a $41 million bridge loan for The Ruckus, a 976-bed student housing community located near Washington State University in Pullman.The company secured financing — $2 million of which will be used to convert 89 four-bedroom units into three-bedroom units with bed-to-bath parity — through a Los Angeles-based debt fund on behalf of the borrower, NB Private Capital (NBPC).“Bed-to-bath parity is always an issue, and with COVID-19, …

Landmark Properties Breaks Ground on Four Student Housing Communities Totaling $600M

ATHENS, GA. — Landmark Properties has broken ground on four student housing developments in the Southeast worth $600 million in value. New projects include Phase II of The Mark at Athens near the University of Georgia (UGA); The Standard at College Park near the University of Maryland; Legacy at The Standard near the University of Florida (UF); and The Retreat at Kennesaw near Kennesaw State University (KSU) in metro Atlanta.Phase II of The Mark at Athens is located adjacent to the UGA …

Aptitude Development Breaks Ground on 409-Bed Student Housing Community Near UAB in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, ALA. — Elmwood Park, N.J.-based Aptitude Development has broken ground on The Marshall Birmingham, a 409-bed student housing community located near the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). The 200,000-square-foot, seven-story building will feature shared amenities including a fitness center, resident lounges, breakout areas, open-air social space, courtyards and a pool. Construction is expected to be completed in summer 2022. The design team comprises Stone Construction, …

Spectra Breaks Ground on 180-Bed Student Housing Community Near University of West Florida

PENSACOLA, FLA. — Spectra Student Living has begun construction on Rhelm, a 180-bed student housing community located a half-mile south of the University of West Florida campus in Pensacola. The property is scheduled for completion in August 2021. The community will feature eight three-story buildings offering 66 units alongside shared amenities including a media production room, computer center, swimming pool and sundeck, private study areas, a gaming area and indoor bike storage. …

Marcus & Millichap Arranges Acquisition Loan for 475-Bed Student Housing Property in Stillwater, Oklahoma

STILLWATER, OKLA. — Marcus & Millichap has arranged a bridge loan of an undisclosed amount for the recapitalization and acquisition of a 475-bed student housing property located one block from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. Todd McNeill and Jacob Rich of Marcus & Millichap arranged the 36-month, nonrecourse loan on behalf of the undisclosed borrower. The name of the property and direct lender were also not

Ocean West Acquires 18-Story Student Housing Building Near UT Austin

AUSTIN, TEXAS — An investment group led by Ocean West Capital Partners has acquired Moontower, an 18-story student housing building serving the University of Texas at Austin. Lincoln Ventures recently completed the property, which offers 567 beds and opened before the fall 2020 semester at near 100 percent occupancy. Amenities include a rooftop pool and lounge, a fitness center with yoga and spin studios, coffee bar, study lounge and private study rooms. Ryan Lang and Jack Brett of Newmark …

Student Housing Internet Providers Hustle to Upgrade Capabilities During Pandemic, Says NMHC/InterFace Panel

One of the biggest challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic for student housing internet providers has been upgrading their bandwidth capabilities to ensure that all students in a community have reliable and fast connections.The proliferation of video calling between students and professors during the pandemic has been a major driver of this hustle to upgrade connectivity services.The number of megabits per second needed for a Zoom call is something that today’s networks can handle, …

GMH Capital, AGC Equity Acquire The Dean Student Housing Asset in Champaign, Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, ILL. — GMH Capital Partners LP and AGC Equity Partners have acquired The Dean, a 672-bed student housing property in Champaign, for an undisclosed price. The seller, Core Spaces, completed development of the property this past summer. Spanning 240,737 square feet and rising 17 stories, The Dean is an off-campus community serving the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign campus. Its ground-floor retail space houses Target and Jimmy John’s. Units average 683 square feet and …

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