Canada: The Land of Student Housing Opportunity
President of Campus Suites, Henry Morton, provides Student Housing Business with the following information.
Students want to be provided with high-quality living options and become quickly frustrated when there aren’t any options that meet the needs and demands of their lifestyle. There are some estimates that say that only 16,000-18,000 purpose-built student housing beds have been built in the whole country.
There is already a smaller number of Canadian universities that students have to choose from compared to the United States, and the lack of inadequate student housing could leave a large population of students living at home, or possibly without a college education. In order to address the demand for purpose-built housing, York University initiated an RFP process for the main campus with the expectation of up to a 2,200-bed project that will be transformative for the future of the school. Click to Read More.