Save-the-Date: Student Housing & Multifamily Alternatives Investment Summit - September 9

Innovative Student Housing Summit Set for September 9: Hear from Active & Innovative Investors, Owners, Developers, Capital Sources & Technology Firms

NEW YORK, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CapRate Events LLC (CRE) |The National Apartment Summit Series: New York | New Jersey | Washington D.C. | Westchester, NY


Innovative Student Housing Summit Set for September 9

Hear from Active & Innovative Investors, Owners, Developers, Capital Sources & Technology Firms

With high-level and timely events around the nation, CapRate Events (CRE), is pleased to introduce the inaugural STUDENT HOUSING & MULTIFAMILY ALTERNATIVES INVESTMENT SUMMIT on September 9. The summit is the latest installment in THE NATIONAL APARTMENT SUMMIT SERIES for active and innovative commercial real estate investors, owners, developers and capital sources who seek opportunities in today's climate. This unique informational and networking event will feature 40 speakers in 10 panel discussions, combined with extended networking opportunities.

** Agenda coverage **

* Student Housing CEO Panel: A "View from the Top" Discussion of Operating and Managing Student Housing Properties

* Debt Financing Update: Analysis of Bank, Life Company and GSE Programs in a Rising Interest Rate Environment

* Renewed CMBS Issuance: Back and Here to Stay, and What Impact will it Have on Value and Overall Deal Volume?

* JV Equity: Exploring New and Unique JV Equity Partnerships for Investment & Development

* Technology Solutions for Development, Design, and Operations

* Analysis of Market Fundamentals & Investment Sales Volume in the Various Student Housing and Multifamily Alternative Property Types

* Modern Design & Construction: Smaller Units, Eco-Friendliness and the Future of Student Housing

* A Green Management & Operations Strategy in the Digital Age: Exploring the Positive Impact and Related Challenges of Technology on Marketing, Leasing & Tenant Retention for Both Operators and Renters

* New Construction & Development: What are the New and Innovative Projects Coming Online?

** Featured Speakers **

Michael Coakley, President and CEO at Coakley and Colleagues

Michael Coakley is the President and CEO of Coakley and Colleagues, Inc., a consulting firm focused on higher education, particularly in the programming and design of student life facilities. He is also currently the Associate Vice President of Educational Outreach and Student Services at Arizona State University (ASU). Coakley's portfolio includes housing and residential life; campus dining; the Tempe campus student union; and success coaching. Prior to ASU, he served as Assistant Vice President for Student Life and Executive Director of Student Housing and Dining Services at Northern Illinois University (NIU). Coakley also worked at Wright State University (Ohio), Western Michigan University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He boasts more than thirty years of university- level experience in student development, housing operations, auxiliary services, residential life, judicial affairs, student activities, multicultural student services and Greek Affairs administration, plus academic experience as an instructor and a clinical faculty member.

Andrew Marshall, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Campus Apartments

Andrew Marshall joined Campus Apartments in 2001, and is currently Chief Information Officer, responsible for planning, executing and integrating technology initiatives. He has 30 years business experience, including 20 years in a variety of senior management roles with innovative companies achieving high growth rates in both Enterprise and SME environments. He is also responsible for Campus Apartments' technology subsidiary, Campus Technologies Inc. Prior to joining Campus Apartments, Marshall served as technology director for a $100 million government program, as an advisor to GE Capital's Equity Participation Group, as development director for Volt Delta Europe and as a program manager for GE Capital Global Consumer Finance, specializing in the management of professional organizations, and adoption of organizational and operational change caused by rapid corporate growth. He has also been a member of various advisory boards guiding companies through Capital Market offerings.

** Full website and detailed agenda coming soon. **

The National Apartment Summit Series is produced by CapRate Events, LLC. Visit our website at

Prior multifamily/apartment conferences included:

** The New York Summer Multifamily/Apartment Summit ** | New York, NY | July 24, 2013 | 300 executives are expcted

** The National Apartment Summit ** | Vienna, VA | September 2011 | 375 executives attended

** The New Jersey Apartment Summit ** | Florham Park, NJ | November 2011 | 330 executives attended The ** Northern Metro Multifamily & Mixed-Use CRE Summit ** | White Plains, NY | April 2012 | 240 executives attended

** The Second Annual National Apartment Summit ** | Washington, D.C. | October 2012 | 415 executives attended

** The Second Annual New Jersey Apartment Summit ** | Florham Park, NJ | November 2012 | 350 executives attended

"I've worked with CapRate Events (CRE) in recent years.In a competitive space, CRE consistently delivers high-quality content and events for CRE executives in the Tri-State. Anyone in commercial real estate would benefit by attending. --  Rick Lechtman, Managing Director, Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group

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