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January | 2017

Transforming Age, formerly known as Presbyterian Retirement Communities Northwest, acquired an eight-property portfolio totaling more than 1,000 units for $138 million. The portfolio, located across the Twin Cities, was acquired from a joint venture between Des Moines, Iowa-based LCS and Chicago-based Harrison Street Real Estate. 

December | 2016

With its acquisition of the Campus Crest portfolio earlier this year, Harrison Street jumped to be the nation's second largest owner of student housing.  Chris Merrill, Harrison Street founder, talks about the acquisition and the company's commitment to the sector.  

December | 2016

Student housing is increasingly becoming a global business. While we are just at the start of lending American student housing ingenuity to projects abroad, foreign investment has participated for some time in student housing investments here in the United States. At the same time, a number of U.S.-based investors are seeking to deploy capital abroad, where purpose-built student housing is practically in the embryo stage.

December | 2016

Harrison Street was named Best Places to Work in the Alternatives Managers category by Pensions & Investments for the third consecutive year.  

December | 2016

An investor group has paid about $150 million for a senior residence on New York’s Upper West Side, with plans to upgrade the facility and provide assisted-living and memory-care services.  The Northwind Group, Harrison Street and the Engel Burman Group bought the 239-unit, 16-story art deco building at 305 West End Avenue.

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