Student housing REIT coming to Canada

They’re already popular in the U.S.

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From the February/March 2014 issue of the magazine.

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The CHC Realty Capital Corp.—a TSX Venture capital pool company—expects to convert into Canada’s first REIT specializing in student housing. Already popular in the U.S., real estate firms that own student housing strike Rotman School of Management’s Eric Kirzner as desirable because of growing enrolment and demand for residences. “We have a much lower percentage of students living at home and a higher percentage coming from abroad.”

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