Scion Pioneers “Market Quality” Investment Thesis for Student Housing

The student housing industry commences a development boom that continues to this day, but while most are focused on high-amenity buildings at campuses of all types, Scion’s investment thesis states that market quality is paramount, followed by the capabilities of the operator, then location of the asset relative to campus and finally the physical asset itself. Scion’s then-contrarian point of view is later proven correct in development and sales trends.