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Fred Pierce Pierce: “The movie ‘Animal House’ was based in the early ’60s, so the impressions still linger, but the conditions have changed.”

SAN DIEGO—From student debt to destruction of property, many people have false beliefs about issues related to student housing,” Pierce Education Properties L.P.’s president and CEO Fred Pierce tells GlobeSt.com. Given his extensive experience in the student-housing sector and as the head of a successful on-campus-housing development and management company, we spoke exclusively with Pierce about the four most common misconceptions people have about student housing and what the truth is about this sector.

Carrie Rossenfeld

Carrie Rossenfeld is a reporter for the San Diego and Orange County markets on GlobeSt.com and a contributor to Real Estate Forum. She was a trade-magazine and newsletter editor in New York City before moving to Southern California to become a freelance writer and editor for magazines, books and websites. Rossenfeld has written extensively on topics including commercial real estate, running a medical practice, intellectual-property licensing and giftware. She has edited books about profiting from real estate and has ghostwritten a book about starting a home-based business.

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