Trinitas Ventures Receives Four American Advertising Awards

Lafayette, IN; Trinitas, a premier owner, investor, developer, builder and manager of high-quality commercial real estate and student housing communities today announced that it has received four, prestigious American Advertising Awards.

Three silver awards were presented to the marketing team for categories including: integrated brand integrity campaign, collateral material brochure, and mass transit exterior design. Trinitas’ senior graphic designer, Lindsay Courtney, also received the 2016 Rising Star Award given to one person each year recognizing outstanding career achievement and unselfish service to the community.  To date, Trinitas has won seven American Advertising Awards in its two years of being an AAF member.

Alie Hrabe, Trinitas’ Vice President of Marketing and Leasing states, “It is an honor to be awarded four American Advertising Awards for our work among some of the best in the industry.  I am very proud of our team and the work we’ve accomplished with respect to driving visibility of our properties and company brands.  I am also delighted that the creativity of our senior designer, Lindsay Courtney, has been recognized with the Rising Star Award.  It is a well- deserved honor.”

About Trinitas
Trinitas is a fully integrated student housing company that finances, develops, constructs and manages high quality student housing communities at major universities throughout the United States. Trinitas currently owns and manages nearly $300 million in student housing assets consisting of more than 2,800 student housing beds. The privately held real estate development company is currently developing over $200 million in student housing assets consisting of approximately 2,000 beds for 2017 completion. Trinitas is headquartered in Lafayette, Indiana. Learn more about Trinitas at www.trinitas.ventures.

About AAF
The American Advertising Federation (AAF), established in 1905 and headquartered in Washington, DC, is the only organization that includes members across all disciplines and career levels in advertising representing all facets of the advertising industry and acts as the “Unifying Voice for Advertising.” The AAF’s membership is comprised of nearly 100 corporate members comprising the nation’s leading advertisers, advertising agencies, and media companies; a national network of nearly 200 local clubs representing 40,000 advertising professionals; and more than 200 college chapters with more than 5,000 student members. The AAF operates a host of programs and initiatives, including the Advertising

Hall of Fame, the Advertising Hall of Achievement, the American Advertising Awards, the National Student Advertising Competition, the Mosaic Center for Multiculturalism and summer AdCamps for high school students. For more information on the full range of the AAF’s programming, visit www.aaf.org.

Trinitas Sells Portfolio of Premier Student Housing Communities to
The Scion Group

LAFAYETTE, IN (March 17, 2017) Trinitas and Harrison Street Real Estate Capital (“Harrison Street”) announced today that they have sold a portfolio of 2,000 beds in three communities in Southeast and Midwest markets to The Scion Group. The transaction, valued at over $172 million, closed on March 15, 2017.

Trinitas CFO, Mark Larson said, “This portfolio transaction is a testament to the quality student housing development projects the Trinitas team has brought to multiple university markets nationwide.  We look forward to redeploying capital from this transaction to facilitate the execution of our significant development pipeline.”

The properties jointly owned by Trinitas and Harrison Street, and sold to The Scion Group, include The Village at Muller Park, located in Bloomington, Indiana and Alpha, located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  The third property included in the portfolio sale, Lux at Central Park, located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, was [wholly] owned by Trinitas.

Christopher Merrill, Co-Founder, President and CEO of Harrison Street, said “This transaction is emblematic of Harrison Street’s deep sector expertise, creativity and proven track record of creating value for our investors and partners alike.  Initially acquired as single assets or development opportunities, this portfolio consists of nine high-quality properties at which we were able to execute on our business plans often times ahead of schedule.  As the largest private investor in student housing, we are continuing to identify attractive opportunities in the sector.”

Trinitas will continue to manage a diverse portfolio of student housing assets located at Purdue University, The University of Arkansas, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, University of Nebraska – Lincoln and Miami University in Oxford Ohio.  Looking forward, Trinitas has multiple projects consisting of over 10,000 beds in various stages of the development process for delivery within the next 36 months.

Trinitas is a fully integrated student housing company that finances, develops, constructs and manages high quality student housing communities at major universities throughout the United States. Trinitas currently owns and manages nearly $300 million in student housing assets consisting of more than 2,800 student housing beds. The privately held real estate development company is currently developing over $200 million in student housing assets consisting of approximately 2,000 beds for 2017 completion. Trinitas is headquartered in Lafayette, Indiana. Learn more about Trinitas at www.trinitas.ventures.

About Harrison Street Real Estate Capital
Harrison Street Real Estate Capital LLC is one of the leading real estate investment management firms exclusively focused on the Education, Healthcare and Storage sectors. The firm has created a series of differentiated investment products across multiple risk/return platforms. Headquartered in Chicago with office in London, the firm employs a 90+ person team and has approximately $12.2 billion in assets under management. For more information, please visit www.harrisonst.com.

Off-campus, Downtown Housing Becoming More Viable Alternative To On-campus Housing

The Daily Nebraskan | April 2016

“We look at population growth, enrollment trends, demographics of renters, quantity and quality of existing housing, as well as pipeline projects,” Hrabe said. “We then look to develop a product that we believe is needed and desired in the market… The Lincoln market has been in need of additional housing for quite some time and recent developments are simply providing the supply for the enrollment and population growth downtown Lincoln has seen over the last several years.”  Learn more about the Lincoln, Nebraska off-campus housing market.

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Candlebrook Adds Dormitories With $230 Million Purchase

Bloomberg

“We determined that the time was opportune to harvest profits,” Alie Hrabe, a spokeswoman for the company, said in an e-mail. “Trinitas remains extremely bullish on the student-housing sector, and we expect that additional capital from the portfolio sale to Candlebrook will be reinvested into Trinitas’s future student-housing development projects.”

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2014-11-05/candlebrook-adds-dormitories-with-230-million-purchase

 

Student Housing Business – Marketing and Managing International Students

Student Housing Business | March/April 2015

“We understand that we’re not only introducing students to a new school, but to an entirely new culture, so we offer a variety of ways for them to get involved.”  This according to Alie Hrabe, Vice President, Marketing and Leasing at Trinitas.  See what other strategies Trinitas uses to serve their growing international student population.  Page 60.

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