Scion Acquires 502-Bed Student Housing Community Near UT Austin
AUSTIN, TEXAS — Scion Student Communities, a joint venture between the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), GIC and The Scion Group, has acquired MUZE, a 502-bed student housing community located two blocks from the University of Texas at Austin. The newly built property offers one-, two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom units with shared amenities including a rooftop pool, sky lounge and study and recreation spaces. A partnership between Kayne Anderson Real Estate and developer Parallel Co. sold the community for an undisclosed price. Scion Student Communities now owns 75 student housing communities totaling more than 48,000 beds in 52 university markets.