ORANGE COAST COLLEGE BREAKS GROUND ON SCION-ADVISED P3 HOUSING

COSTA MESA, CA. Orange Coast College has broken ground on its first-ever student housing, an 814-bed community developed by Servitas LLC, in a bond-financed public-private partnership with National Campus and Community Development Corp. (NCCD). The Scion Group advised Servitas in connection with the development and has been selected by the project team to lease, manage and provide residence life services for the project, which is expected to open for Fall 2020. More

SCION SENIOR VP EMERITUS ERIC LUSKIN RECEIVES ACUHO-I AWARD

DENVER, CO. Eric Luskin, Senior Vice President Emeritus at The Scion Group, has been named the 2018 recipient of the prestigious S. Earl Thompson Award by the Association of College & University Housing Officers – International (ACUHO-I). More

SCION, CPPIB AND GIC ACQUIRE 24 U.S. STUDENT HOUSING PROPERTIES FOR $1.1 BILLION

TORONTO / SINGAPORE / CHICAGO. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), GIC and The Scion Group announced today that their student housing joint venture, Scion Student Communities, LP (together with its subsidiaries, the “Joint Venture”), has acquired a U.S. student housing portfolio for approximately US$1.1 billion. The portfolio consists of 24 quality assets located in 20 diversified university campus markets across the U.S., comprising 13,666 beds. More

SCION NAMES JAY PEARLMAN AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT FOR ADVISORY SERVICES

CHICAGO, IL. The Scion Group, North America’s largest private owner/operator of student housing and a leading advisor for higher education institutions, today announced the appointment of Jay Pearlman as Senior Vice President. Mr. Pearlman will provide leadership for the firm’s Advisory Services practice, including client work and relations, research, marketing, and product and business development. He will also utilize the firm’s collective decades of transactional and operational knowledge and real-world performance data, working synergistically with its operations group to expand the advisory practice’s current suite of offerings. More

VENTUS GROUP ENGAGES SCION FOR RENTAL RATE ANALYSIS, PROGRAM UPDATE FOR USC PROJECT

IRVINE, CA. Following successful analyses of the student housing market and demand by The Scion Group, the Ventus Group (formerly Spectrum Group) has again retained Scion to provide update its rental rate analysis and to recommended a housing program and rental rates for The Fig, a modern, mixed-use project located steps from the University of Southern California campus. More

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