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  • Greystar finalizes $4.6 billion purchase of student housing giant EdR

    The deal just went through after the shareholders voted "yes" last week
    It’s official. Greystar completed its acquisition of EdR, one of the nation’s largest student-housing firms. This news follows EdR stockholders’ vote to approve the merger at a meeting about a week ago. Greystar is dropping $4.6 billion on this acquisition. EdR’s stockholders will receive $41.50 per share in cash.
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  • Old school? Senior citizens' campus takeover

    Seniors are showing a growing preference for living on or near university campuses
    There appear to be a growing number of senior citizens looking for housing on or near universities. Investors are capitalizing on this demand, building senior housing around campuses, and one university is even putting a senior housing property on its campus in New York.
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  • Student housing bubble may have popped

    REIT hit hard as expensive schools lose students
    A REIT pouring money into student housing is taking a hit in trading as more students back away from expensive schools, making this segment of the market as volatile as any other sector.
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