[Webinar Registration] CAPRE’S STUDENT HOUSING FUTURE: Cross-Border Investment Activity Featuring Mapletree, Centaline, Scion Group, DMG, 海众 OC Ventures, Preiss Company, Campus Apartments, CBRE


 
 
 
CAPRE’s Student Housing Future
July 8, 2020
3pm – 5pm ET
 
 
Sponsor:
Varsity Campus
 
 
Featured Speakers:
* Wen De Tam, Vice President – Investments, Mapletree
* Sean Dwyer, Vice President – Asset Management, Mapletree
* Kavis Ip, CEO, Centaline Investment Management Co. Ltd.
* Avi Lewittes, Chief Investment Officer, The Scion Group
* Doug Lo Pinto, Vice President – Finance and Acquisitions, DMG Investments
* Christian O’Lone, Regional Property Manager, DMG Investments
* Miles H. Orth, III, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Campus Apartments
* Donna Preiss, President, The Preiss Company
* Sanjil Shah, Managing Partner, Alignvest Student Housing
* Shaofan (Steve) Zhang, Chief Investment Officer, 海众 OC Ventures
* William Vonderfecht, Senior Vice President – National Student Housing, CBRE
* Jerry Wojenski, Chief Executive Officer, Varsity Campus
 
 
 
3:00-3:10     Opening, Welcome Remarks, Panelist Introductions
 
 
3:10-3:20     Sponsor Remarks & Slideshow
 
 
3:20-3:40     Special Guest Update: The View from Academia on Fall Operations
Hear from:
* Andrew Parr, Associate Vice-President – Student Housing and Community Services, The University of British Columbia
 
 
 
 
3:40-4:10      Segment #1: Analysis of Cross-Border Investment Activity in the Student Housing Arena
Proposed Discussion Points:
* Why do you believe international capital has been attracted to student housing?
* What are international investors looking for in student housing?
* What attracts international investors to student housing vs other commercial asset classes?
* What are differences between fund investing and investing directly into JVs? And, which scenario do international investors look for and prefer?
* With current yield non-existent, is there a perception of safety and liquidity in student housing?
* What country is representative of most international investors?
* Growing and emerging student housing developers and investors and how they source capital
* Sourcing international capital: Unique requirements to build relationships abroad
* Analysis of strategy of privately held vs publicly held investors
Hear from:
* Wen De Tam, Vice President – Investments, Mapletree
* Kavis Ip, CEO, Centaline Investment Management Co. Ltd.
* Avi Lewittes, Chief Investment Officer, The Scion Group
* Doug Lo Pinto, Vice President – Finance and Acquisitions, DMG Investments
* Sanjil Shah, Managing Partner, Alignvest Student Housing
* Shaofan (Steve) Zhang, Chief Investment Officer, 海众 OC Ventures
* William Vonderfecht, Senior Vice President – National Student Housing, CBRE
 
 
4:10-4:40 Segment #2: The Evolving Management & Operations Arena
* How is dedensification and lower capacity equating to number of beds in use on campus? What will on-campus social distancing measures mean for for off-campus student housing?
* What’s happening with international enrollment – and enrollment in general for the fall?
* How is student housing operations changing short term and long term?
* Re-imagining staffing structure
* Analysis of how to operate properties
Hear from:
* Sean Dwyer, Vice President – Asset Management, Mapletree
* Christian O’Lone, Regional Property Manager, DMG Investments
* Miles H. Orth, III, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Campus Apartments
* Donna Preiss, President, The Preiss Company
 
 
4:40-5:00     Roundtable & Forward Thinking: Finding the Silver Lining Today, Finding Opportunity in Challenge, and Finding Opportunity in Crisis
* What lessons have you learned since the onset of the pandemic?
* What is the unique opportunity for you today?
* How could the pandemic bring about positive changing in marketing & media strategies?
* What should we know that we don’t already know?
 
 
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