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Nathan S. Collier Joins Student Housing Panel in Philadelphia

Published: Friday June 30, 2017

On Thursday, June 29, Nathan S. Collier joined a panel of four Student Housing CEOs at the Bisnow Big East Coast Student Housing Event in Philadelphia. The panel included Mr. Collier, David Adelman, CEO, Campus Apartments, Bob Clark, CEO, Peak Campus, and Joe Coyle, CEO, University Student Living. Shawn Sweeney from TSB Capital Advisors moderated the panel.

Their panel began at 12:30 p.m. and started by speaking about each of their portfolios and how they are performing compared to last year. Then, they spoke about where they see the industry going. They compared opportunities in new construction and add-ons, top tier schools and more urban schools, and how they each saw their portfolios performing in the next year.

The 5th annual Bisnow Student Housing Summit convened more than 400 executives from the student housing community. The conference featured topics on current trends in university life and housing, product design, and new development. For more information on this year’s summit, please visit

Nathan S. Collier founded what is today known as The Collier Companies in 1972. Today, The Collier Companies is the largest privately owned provider of student housing in the nation. The Collier Companies’ still-growing portfolio is comprised of more than 10,532 units in Gainesville, Ocala, Tallahassee, Oviedo and other Florida locations as well as Norman, Oklahoma, and Athens and Statesboro, Georgia. For more information about The Collier Companies, please visit

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