LAS COLINAS, TX—More players are entering the student housing space, but the field is far from crowded, according to Billy Ruvelson, co-founder and principal of the Icon Cos. Then again, he may feel that way because Icon is one of the new kids on the block. Ruvelson was one of the speakers on the “Fresh Faces in Student Housing” panel at the recent RealShare Student Housing 2012 conference here. Real Estate Forum editor-in-chief Sule Aygoren Carranza caught up him shortly after stepping off the stage. Here’s what else he had to say.

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