Campus Crest Communities, Inc. (NYSE: CCG), a leading developer, builder, owner and manager of high-quality, purpose-built student housing under The Grove ® brand, today announced that its co-founder, co-chairman and CEO Ted Rollins will participate in “The State of the Student Housing Industry Heading into the 2012-2013 Academic and Leasing Season” panel at the 4 th Annual Interface Student Housing conference, scheduled to take place at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas from April 3 rd-5 th. The panel, scheduled to take place April 4 th from 9:05 - 9:55 a.m., will be moderated by Randy Shearin, editor of Student Housing Business and SVP of France Media, Inc. In addition to Mr. Rollins, the panel features a number of prominent industry executives including Rob Bronstein, president of The Scion Group; Peter Katz, senior vice president of investments at Institutional Property Advisors; Donna Preiss, founder and CEO of The Preiss Company; and Brian Thompson, senior vice president of Harrison Street Real Estate Capital. The panelists will comment on the latest student housing trends and developments pertinent to the upcoming 2012-2013 academic and leasing season. “Budgetary constraints at the state and local level along with the rising number of students choosing to enroll in college on a full-time basis has positioned the student housing industry for continued growth in 2012,” said Rollins. “This high growth environment is exciting and I look forward to discussing these trends and the future of student housing with other industry leaders.” InterFace Student Housing is a national conference and networking event for all facets of the student housing industry including investment, development, financing, leasing, marketing, operations and management. In its fourth year, InterFace Student Housing is produced by InterFace Conference Group, a division of France Media, Inc. the largest commercial real estate publisher in the United States.
About Campus Crest Communities, Inc.Campus Crest Communities, Inc. (NYSE: CCG) is a leading developer, builder, owner and manager of high-quality, purpose-built student housing properties located close to campuses in targeted U.S. markets. The Company is a self-managed, self-administered and vertically-integrated real estate investment trust which operates all of its properties under The Grove® brand. Campus Crest Communities owns interests in 33 student housing properties containing approximately 6,324 apartment units and 17,064 beds and boasts the youngest standardized portfolio in the industry. Since its inception, the Company has focused on customer service, privacy, on-site amenities and its proprietary residence life programs to provide college students across the USA with a higher quality of living. Additional information can be found on the Company's website at http://www.campuscrest.com.