In a recent interview with Forbes, Pierce Education Properties founder Fred Pierce stated that “the future of student housing is going to be driven by technology, the way we interact with our world, and an increase in college bound students.”
"Cable TV is dead."
We have all heard this statement, and we’ve seen articles building up the ‘cord-cutting revolution.’ Consumers are absolutely cutting the cord from traditional television in large numbers, and students maybe even more so. However, while we may not be watching TV in the traditional methods as much, statistics show that we are consuming as much video as before, if not more.
Students have options when it comes to where they reside while attending a college or university, and often features and amenities have a big impact on their choices. A recent study by Student Housing Business (SHB) noted that students consistently rank Wi-Fi as one of their most desired amenities, right along side of parking and laundry (SHB, Nov/Dec ’18). Imagine that – students rank reliable connectivity as high as parking and laundry convenience!