Unrivaled Craftsmanship

We are committed to developing student housing communities that foster living and learning in sustainable, safe, inviting environments that are the catalysts for relationships and memories that last a lifetime.

Unparalleled Innovation

Our buildings rise to the apex of function, quality, tradition and artistry to fully reflect the spirit of the institutions that inspire them.

Uncompromising Integrity

We work with intention and transparency to achieve outcomes that exceed our partners’ expectations — and that best serve their student residents.

Collaborations that set industry benchmarks.

We take pride in the fact that the design, quality and integrity which distinguishes our work is recognized for elevating the student housing industry. At Capstone Development Partners, we work every day to ensure that we are viewed by universities — our partners — as the best collegiate development partner in the marketplace.

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Focus on your mission of educating students. We’ll manage the facilities that house them.

Trust our team to provide high-quality, cost-efficient facility management services today, with a long term view of what your campus will need tomorrow. Whether your college or institution is public, private, large or small, our team is ready to create a sophisticated, student-centric asset management solution that is specifically tailored to your campus’ unique brand.

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Investors Evaluating the Good of Your Institution

04/20/2021 - You may have heard the acronym ESG in the news recently. The three letters have gained international attention in the last year as a pandemic, natural disasters, and social unrest have provided unsettling reminders of the enormous influence institutions have on society. ESG stands for Environmental, Social and Governance, and refers to the three central […]

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Investors Evaluating the Good of Your Institution

04/20/2021 - You may have heard the acronym ESG in the news recently. The three letters have gained international attention in the last year as a pandemic, natural disasters, and social unrest have provided unsettling reminders of the enormous influence institutions have on society. ESG stands for Environmental, Social and Governance, and refers to the three central […]

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Passive House – A New Sustainability Model for Student Housing and Other Higher Ed Facilities

04/19/2021 - Capstone Development Partners is teaming with Steven Winter Associates (SWA) on Portland Commons, a new student housing facility being developed in partnership with the University of Southern Maine. Upon completion, Portland Commons, will be the largest Passive House residence hall in the Northeast. We sat down with Thomas Moore at SWA to talk more about […]

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Coffee Chat with Jonathan Denton, Asset Manager

04/16/2021 - As part of our Coffee Chat series, a Capstone employee will be interviewed each month and featured in our monthly newsletter, The Erudite. For the April issue, the editors of The Erudite sat down with Jonathan Denton. Jonathan has worked in the operations and asset management of student housing for nearly 18 years, having first started in […]

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Working Together to Provide the Best Quality and Select the Best Building Components in Student Housing Development

03/29/2021 - Universities have a variety of reasons for considering a Public-Private Partnership (or P3) over more traditional design-bid-build models of project delivery based on specific goals and objectives of the institution. The most common reasons generally seem to include 1) supplementing university expertise and staffing, 2) improving speed-to-market, 3) expanding access to private capital/ insulation from […]

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UC Regents approve UC Santa Cruz plan to increase student housing, expand child care

03/25/2021 - Recognizing the critical role housing plays in supporting student success, the University of California Board of Regents today reapproved a project that will significantly increase the number of current UC Santa Cruz students who are able to live on campus. Student Housing West will enable UC Santa Cruz to offer much more housing to its […]

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Selecting and Maintaining Interior Flooring for Student Housing Communities

03/23/2021 - With our focus being student housing, selecting the appropriate interior finishes is extremely important for the maintenance, aesthetic and lifecycle of each building.  Our job as designers is to create spaces that attract students, while ensuring the proper function of the space.  The design team evaluates each project based on location, desired aesthetics, and budget […]

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