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Fred Pierce Pierce: “There’s a combination of demographics and lifestyle choices at work here, but perhaps they’re getting a taste of the quality of life they want in college and it’s translating to wanting a greater quality of life when they graduate.

SAN DIEGO—Even with tens of thousands of new student-housing units being delivered to the marketplace, most markets continue to be strong thru 2018, Pierce Education Properties’ president and CEO Fred Pierce tells GlobeSt.com. Back-to-school numbers have been high three years in a row. public universities continue to enjoy student and family attendance, and student housing continues to provide every amenity possible.

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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