News & Events

Investors Evaluating the Good of Your Institution

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 […]

Coffee Chat with Jonathan Denton, Asset Manager

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 […]

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

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 […]

Selecting and Maintaining Interior Flooring for Student Housing Communities

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 […]

Coffee Chat with Abigail Robertson, Development Associate

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 March issue, the editors of The Erudite sat down with Abigail Robertson. Abigail joined Capstone in 2019 as an intern and upon graduation from Samford University in Spring 2020 she officially joined […]

Celebrating Women at Capstone – 2021 International Women’s Day

The month of March marks Women’s History month and specifically organizations around the world celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th. At Capstone, we are thankful for the women both in our workplace and all around the world, and this year International Women’s Day made for the perfect opportunity to celebrate the women of our […]

2021 Financial Outlook for the Higher Education Sector

The coronavirus pandemic continues to have sweeping impacts on higher education as pressure on tuition and auxiliary revenues are compounded by reduced state funding. However, there is a justified or renewed sense of optimism for the year ahead as promising treatment and vaccine news coupled with the potential for another round of federal stimulus offers […]

Caring for Student Housing Facilities

One of the areas that is largely misunderstood as it relates to the operation of student housing communities is how they are typically managed. Capstone works closely with our institutional partners to identify the most efficient and mutually beneficial approach to maintaining a project to ensure a seamless student experience. As your P3 partner, we […]