Best Practices for P3 Student Housing Management

It has been stated by industry thought leaders that “if you have seen one P3 project, you have seen one P3 project” as they are all unique. However, there are best practices that need to be considered to successfully manage a student housing public-private partnership despite the unique nature of each project. Dr. Scott M. Helfrich will present various best practices that can help to ensure student, financial, and operational successes for P3 student housing communities. An overview of public-private partnerships in college and university housing will be shared along with the nuances of operations that can occur among P3 communities at different institutions.

What you will learn:

  • The current landscape of P3 communities / projects within the United States
  • Examples of various management structures for student housing P3 projects
  • Nuances that can exist among different P3 projects throughout the U.S.
  • Strategies and tactics for fostering a holistic partnership between the university and the private entity
  • Considerations for working with a third-party management company

Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019
Time: 10 AM Pacific / Noon Central / 1 PM Eastern
Duration: 1 hour

About Our Speaker
Scott M. HelfrichScott M. Helfrich, D.Ed. is currently the Director of Housing and Residential Programs at Millersville University and the owner of Helfrich Advisory Services, LLC. Dr. Helfrich is a nationally-recognized thought leader on the management of student housing public-private partnerships (P3s) having lead the operations of three P3 student housing communities at three separate public institutions for over 14 years and has taught on the subject at national and regional professional conferences and institutes. He has served as a faculty member at the 2018 ACUHO-I Senior Housing Officers Institute in Pittsburgh, PA presenting on the topic of P3s with Brailsford & Dunlavey. He served on the 2018 ACUHO-I Public-Private Partnership Task Force and presented on a panel titled “P3s: Facilities, Students, and the Long-term View” at the 2019 ACUHO-I State of the Profession Institute in Chicago, IL.

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