CAPRE’s Mountain West Student Housing Forum


Aug 8, 2019
6:00 am -

Exhibitor Set-Up

8:00 am -

Registration & Breakfast

8:20 am - 8:30 am

Opening Remarks

8:30 am - 9:00 am

The Ins-and-Out of Property Taxes Relative to Student Housing: A Compare-and-Contrast by State and County

Proposed Discussion Points:
* How to manage property tax
* How to undermine property tax
* Nuances of state vs county
* Full disclosure laws
* Reassessment schedule: 4/6/8 years
* Local assessments
* Analysis of abatements
* Factors looking at when underwriting on a delay

9:00 am - 9:30 am

State of the Student Housing Market: By the Numbers

Proposed Discussion Points:
* Analysis of new development in 2018
* Analysis of investment activity in 2018: What types of investors (private or public were most active)?
* Analysis of leasing activity in academic housing and third-party held student housing

Hear from:
* John Neal Manning, Vice President – Mulitfamily Advisory – RDU, Colliers International

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Mountain West Student Housing 360: Development, Investment & Leasing Activity in 2019

Proposed Discussion Points:
* What does the current supply-demand imbalance look like in the various markets?
* Analysis of student housing as the defensible asset in current economic cycle
* Why is student housing preferable to other asset classes?
* From an investor perspective, why is the Mountain West region a great place to consolidate student housing?
* Who is doing group up development and why?
* How do you contract in Colorado vs the rest of the world?
* What is the opportunity in the Mountain West region?
* Who else is doing student housing development, investment and management in this region?
* What is the most significant headwind in student housing over the next 12 months, and why?
* What is the most significant tailwind in student housing over the next 12 months, and why?

10:30 am - 10:45 am

Networking Break

10:45 am - 11:45 am

Debt, Equity, JV Equity and Alternative Capital Raising: How Is the Resiliency of Student Housing Drawing in a Lot of New Investors to the Mountain West Region?

Proposed Discussion Points:
* Following years of growth, what is the risk in student housing investment?
* From a debt/equity perspective, is NC & SC student housing under-supplied or over-supplied?
* What type of capital is coming into the space in the Mountain West region (sovereign wealth, institutional)?
* Why will student housing be resilient – or not – in the next recession?
* What is the impact of interest rate increases on acquisitions and new ground up?
* In the Mountain West region, what are the benefits of Tier 1 vs tertiary student housing markets? What are pitfalls/risks of secondary/tertiary markets?
* Analysis of new product coming online from debt/equity perspective

11:45 am - 12:30 pm

Exploring the Ins-and Outs of Public-Private Partnerships Between Academic Institutions and Third-Party Developers

Proposed Discussion Points:
* Analysis of historic public-private partnership deals
* Analysis of the evolution of deals in Mountain West markets and what campuses are seeking
* Are state programs in any way incentivizing public-private partnerships in student housing?
* Trends and patterns in U.S. public-private partnerships
* Analysis of the public-private process from the school’s end and from the developer/investor perspective

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Networking Luncheon

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Keynote Interview: Up-Close with TBD

Proposed Discussion Points:
* Analysis of existing on-campus housing supply
* How is the institution working with third party developer that offers on-campus private housing
* The new type of student housing being developed in terms types of architecture, design and amenities

Hear from:
* Moderator: Mike Porritt, Vice President – Advisory Services, The Scion Group LLC

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The changing face and factors affecting Design in today's collegiate environment

Proposed Discussion Points:
* Demographics changes
* Competition
* Current environment and acceptance of Greek housing and organizations in general

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Step Forward for Off-Campus Management: The Technology Revolution, Next-Generation Leasing Strategies, the Amenities War

Proposed Discussion Points:
* Beyond Wi-Fi, Dog Parks, LED Lighting and Roof Decks
* How are student housing property management firms communicating with existing tenants (i.e. e-mail, text, social media)?
* What are best practices for leasing off-campus apartment units to students?
* Why is off-campus housing preferable to on-campus? What are the advantages of off-campus student housing?
* What are the unique apps and property management tools utilized in today’s off-campus apartment complexes?
* Case studies of leasing off-campus units: Analysis of timing and marketing strategies
* The application of technology innovations off-campus: Improvements/upgrades in fiber and Wi-Fi
* The amenities war: Dog parks, LED Lighting and roof decks

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Post Event Networking