Press & Media

Proposed Calgary tower aims to meet student-housing demand

A budget motel and a Boston Pizza in Banff Trail, northwest Calgary, could soon be replaced with the city’s first privately developed…
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June 27, 2018

Part Three – Student Housing in Canada: Is There Room in the Class for U.S. Investors?

As an investment sales underwriter, I have a crystal ball that enables me to make the following predictions: While it will never…
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June 26, 2018

Part Two – Student Housing: The Great Cultural Divide Between Canada and the U.S.

Canadians are Just Like Americans – Wrong! What is it that American student housing owners and operators don’t understand about Canadian student…
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May 29, 2018

The Hub Moves Closer to Construction

Last May, Skyrisecities broke a story about a new residential project called, The Hub, a 28 floor, 351 suite residential tower to be…
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May 25, 2018

Part One – Student Housing: Solving the Mystery of the Missing Industry in Canada

Welcome to part one of a blog series in which I will explore the differences between U.S. and Canadian student housing industries…
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May 9, 2018

Student Residence Building Proposed for Motel Village

Campus Suites of Toronto is proposing to build a 28 storey residential tower in Calgary’s Motel Village. The 328-unit building designed by…
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May 19, 2017

Urban buildings repurposed for student housing

From the brand-new aquatics centre in Scarborough to the world-class cycling velodrome in Milton, the legacy of the 2015 Pan Am and…
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February 7, 2017

Parc Cité Among the Best Bargains for Student Housing Across Canada

Finding affordable housing that offers a great location with an array of amenities can be a challenging task for student tenants. To…
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January 30, 2017

Student Housing Top Of Mind For York U. Markham Campus

Student housing has come up again and again, especially in light of the city’s ongoing basement apartment and rooming house debate. Markham’s…
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January 18, 2017