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Two Cardinal Group Properties Rank In ORA Elite 1%

StudentHousingBusiness.com | January 24, 2017

Two Cardinal Group Management Properties finished in the "Elite 1%" of J Turner's online reputation score ORA for 2016.

Cardinal Group Adds 1,500 Beds To Portfolio

StudentHousingBusiness.com | December 6, 2016

Cardinal Group Management has been awarded 1,500 beds across four communities in four states.

Cardinal Group Awarded Management of Gateway on Cullen

StudentHousingBusiness.com | September 14, 2016

Cardinal Group Management has been awarded management of Gateway on Cullen, a 531-bed student housing community located near the University of Houston.

Retention Revolution: How To Ramp Up Retention

MultiFamilyExecutive.com | June 1, 2016

With new supply set to flood the rental market this year, keeping residents at existing properties is more important than ever. Here's how to ramp up a retention strategy and create a property that residents will want to call home year after year.

Which metro Denver companies are the Best Places to Work?

9News.com | May 19, 2016

The Denver Business Journal has ranked 40 metro companies as the Best Places to Work for 2016. The companies were recognized at an awards event Wednesday at Mile High Station.

Cardinal Group Scales Up Quickly With Proprietary Intranet

MultiFamilyExecutive.com | May 10, 2016

Fast growth comes with many struggles, including keeping your team feeling like a team. Cardinal Group developed its own social network to keep its employees connected.

Multifamily Marketer Spotlight: Michael Huereque, Disrupting the Digital Status Quo

Zillow.com | February 27, 2016

Zillow is shining a spotlight on the multifamily industry’s best and brightest marketers. These executives are breaking the mold and driving business success through innovative marketing strategies.

Multifamily Conference-Goers Discuss 2016 Trends in Social Media

CannonBall.com | January 26, 2016

Michael Huereque, Cardinal Group Management's Marketing Director, gives his unique take on the state of social media in multifamily housing.

Cardinal Group's Westmar Student Lofts Voted #4 Most Luxurious Student Housing Community

MultiFamilyInsiders.com | October 19, 2015

Places4Students.com has released it's 10 most luxurious student housing communities in the country.  Cardinal Group's Westmar Student Lofts is voted as #4!

Cardinal Group Voted #5 Best Place To Work

DenverBusinessJournal.com | May 13, 2015

Cardinal Group was named the #5 Best Place to work by the Denver Business Journal.

Lyons Returns With Cardinal

MultifamilyExecutive.com | March 19, 2015

After retiring from BH Management, Laurie Lyons thought she was done with multifamily. But after joining Cardinal Group, she's looking to remake property management.

CARDINAL GROUP CLOSES ON $60M GLENDALE APARTMENT DEAL

BusinessDen.com | March 17, 2015

Cardinal Group last month bought the Brittania Heights and the Blake and Allison apartment complexes off of Bellaire and Birch streets. The firm paid a combined $61.5 million for the buildings and plans on pumping more money into the apartments with major upgrades.

 

STUDENT HOUSING BUSINESS' LIST OF THE TOP 25 MANAGERS OF STUDENT HOUSING

Student Housing Business | November/December  2014

In fall 2014, Student Housing Business conducted its annual Top 25 Managers of Student Housing survey with more than 40 companies participating. As with our Top 25 Owners survey, SHB uses the number of beds as a benchmark to determine the industry's largest managers. This year, a number of changes took place on the list. PAGE 74.

DIFFERENTIAL WITHIN YOUNG LEADERS IS SOFT SKILLS

GlobeSt.com | November 14, 2014

“On the operations side, there is a major push towards new technology and the efficiency that technology provides. With that push, managers will face new leadership challenges that exist from out behind the desk.” That is according to Alex O’Brien, president of Cardinal Group Management.

50 UNDER 40

Real Estate Forum | October, 2014

When asked for a forecast, multifamily expert, O'Brien says, "we believe there will continue to be strong demand for urban renters and a transition to smaller/micro units that fit this growing demand." O'Brien served in the military as a Marine Officer and continued his leadership with formal training at the University of Chicago.

SKILLS VS EXPERIENCE

Apartment Association | September, 2014

The apartment industry has become somewhat incestuous and there seems to be a growing belief that there is a limited pool of talent to choose from. As if we are the NFL and have a finite number of players, we trade amongst management companies trying to steal talent from one another to build a championship team. PAGE 18 - 19

CARDINAL GROUP ADDS FOUR NEW COMMUNITIES TO PORTFOLIO

StudentHousingBusiness.com | August 14, 2014

On the heels of receiving national awards for their renovation, operations and marketing, CARDINAL GROUP MANAGEMENT has been awarded management of four new Class A student deals in various markets around the country.

NEXT LEVEL - UA STUDENTS HAVE MORE CHOICES THAN EVER IN HOUSING

InsideTucsonBusiness.com | August 8, 2014

Developers of the amenity-rich new buildings say they’re filling a niche, leading owners and managers of the existing apartments to adapt or perish.

CARDINAL GROUP - EMBRACING CREATIVITY AND PASSION

astudentoftherealestategame | July 25, 2014

I’ve been spending a lot of my time recently thinking about entrepreneurship. What I’m beginning to realize is that it’s challenging, maybe impossible, to understand what it’s like to be an entrepreneur without confronting the fear and saying to the world, “I made this”.

CURB APPEAL AWARDS - BEST UNIQUE ART

Units Magazine | July 23, 2014

Units Magazine accepted entries for it's third annual Curb Appeal Awards.  Cardinal Group's Mint Urban Red River walked home with the title of "Best Unique Art" for it's large custom mural.

THE NATION'S 10 HOTTEST APARTMENT MARKETS, ACCORDING TO SVN

MultiFamilyExecutive.com | July 7, 2014

In its recently released Apartment Market Outlook, commercial real estate advisory firm Sperry Van Ness (SVN) highlights CGM's recent "Property of the Year" award in Austin, TX and says that while multifamily was the first sector to emerge from a “recessionary slump,” it “continues to offer widespread potential for further gains.”

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Naahq.com | June 2014

Eddie Moreno, Portfolio Manager for Cardinal Group Management, explains how his team turned a food truck into a successful mobile leasing office designed to introduce students at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) to Tetro Student Village.

HOW TO THINK ABOUT BRAND - FROM THE BEST

Rentcomfy.com |  May 27, 2014

During the recent Student Interface Housing Conference Innovative Awards we – the team at rentcomfy.com – interviewed some of the companies that are well known for their excellent brand strategies.  We are excited to release some of the key ingredients these “brand pros” shared with us in our interviews to our readers.  Watch the video or see below for a quick synopsis.

LAURIE LYONS JOINS CARDINAL GROUP MANAGEMENT AS PRINCIPAL

StudentHousingBusiness.com |  April 23, 2014

Laurie Lyons has joined Cardinal Group Management as a principal. In her new role, she will be responsible for business development, client relations and strategic consulting of property management operations. Lyons began a 30-year career in real estate as an onsite manager for a 287-unit multifamily portfolio.

REPORT FROM INTERFACE STUDENT HOUSING

StudentHousingBusiness.com | April 23, 2014

Is there too much student housing? How are companies dealing with rising construction costs? Is college enrollment rising sufficiently to meet growing supply? Where are the funding sources that will continue building lavish student properties? Where is the purpose built student housing for young people who don't have a lot of money to spend on rent?

CARDINAL, CAPITAL SOLUTIONS RECEIVE FINANCING FOR EAST DENVER M-F COMMUNITY

Cpexecutive.com| April 23, 2014

A joint venture between Cardinal Group Investments L.L.C. and Capital Solutions has secured a 12-year fixed-rate loan for financing for Fairways at Lowry, a 450-unit multi-housing community in the Lowry submarket of Denver.

APARTMENT SALE NEAR TRADER JOE'S SHOWS STRENGTHENING MARKET

BizJournals.com | March 19, 2014

Talk about the importance of buying and selling at the right time. A private group of apartment owners under the name Cardinal Group Moana LLC bought the Mint Urban Hilltop complex off East Eighth Avenue near Colorado Boulevard for $7.1 million in 2011 — and recently they sold it for $17.3 million. Not a bad return on investment.

CARTER AND CGM MARKETING WHERE THE RUBBER MEETS THE ROAD

Studenthousingbusiness.com | December 17, 2013

San Antonio, Texas — Tetro Student Village, a 590-bed community Carter is developing for a fall 2014 delivery, is using a converted food truck in a mobile marketing campaign. Cardinal Group Management is overseeing this unusual initiative, driving the 14-foot leasing vehicle to nearby festivals, parks, bars, sporting events and restaurants.

ARC CAPITAL PARTNERS ACQUIRE THE ESTABLISHMENT APARTMENT COMMUNITY IN AUSTIN, TX

HerlandOnline.com | December 2, 2013

Los Angeles - Arc Capital Partners, a real estate investment platform formed by 20-year industry veterans Quincy Allen and Neville Rhone, has acquired The Establishment, a 139-unit apartment community in the South Congress submarket of Austin, Texas.

ONLINE LEASING PENETRATION HITS 85% PORTFOLIO-WIDE AT CARDINAL GROUP MANAGEMENT

PRWeb.com | October 8, 2013

Cardinal Group Management, an award-winning innovator in student housing, announced 85 percent compliance in online lease signing across its portfolio through Property Solutions’ LeaseExecution™.

CARDINAL GROUP MANAGEMENT TO PROVIDE MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR 590-BED PROJECT IN SAN ANTONIO

StudentHousingBusiness.com | October 1, 2013

San Antonio, Texas — Carter has begun construction on a 198-unit, 590-bed project on a 16-acre site less than half a mile from the University of Texas at San Antonio. The community, opening in July 2014, will include 121 flats and 77 townhomes built around a town center.

CARDINAL GROUP TAKES HOME GOLD AT MHN 2013 EXCELLENCE AWARDS

MultiHousingNews.com | October, 2013

NEW YORK, NY – When Cardinal Group Investments purchased Mint Urban Hilltop, a 142-unit apartment community located in Denver, the buildings were in a state of disrepair and had not been updated or maintained properly for years. The team took them back to their core and shell, completely renovating every aspect of each building.

CARDINAL GROUP TURNS AROUND STUDENT HOUSING ASSET WITH LOW-COST MEASURES

Multi-Housing News | February 2013

DENVER, CO – Student Housing is unique within the industry, with its cycle starting with the pre-lease season in November, and vacancies abounding when summer arrives.

CARDINAL GROUP MANAGEMENT UNDER WAY ON SECOND PHASE OF UPGRADES TO DENVER PROPERTY

StudentHousingBusiness.com | January 30, 2013

Denver, CO – Construction has begun on the second phase of a $2 million improvement effort at Auraria Student Lofts, a 125-unit community in Denver managed by Cardinal Group Management and owned by the Auraria Foundation that serves students attending Metropolitan State University of Denver, University of Colorado-Denver and the Community College of Denver.

CARDINAL GROUP BUYS VALUE-ADD PROPERTY NEAR THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS

StudentHousingBusiness.com | November 21, 2012

AUSTIN, TX – Cardinal Group Investments (CGI) and Fundamental Advisors have acquired Century Square Apartments from investors Alliance and Roscoe Properties.

PORTLAND MULTIFAMILY MARKET CONTINUING TO ATTRACT INVESTORS

Daily Journal of Commerce | November 2012

PORTLAND, OR – Cardinal Group, a private real estate investment firm based in Denver, has watched Portland for years and bided its time. "If and when job creation starts to pick up, we feel the urban core will really start to benefit, " said Eric Frank, one of the company's principals.

CARDINAL GROUP TAKES HOME GOLD AT MHN 2012 EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Multi-Housing News | October 2012

NEW YORK, NY – Denver-based Cardinal Group purchased MetroPointe Lofts in August 2010 and implemented a full-scale marketing and rebranding campaign that included renaming the property to WestMar Student Lofts and a $2.5 million renovation program.

COMPANY PROFILE : CARDINAL GROUP INVESTMENTS

StudentHousingBusiness.com | September 12, 2012

DENVER, CO – Without capital and with only a little experience in student housing, the five principals of Cardinal Group Investments launched their company in 2004 with a lot of work ethic and dreams, and a passion for the business.

REBRANDED STUDENT HOUSING WINS NATIONAL AWARDS

MultiHousingNews.com | May 21, 2012

DENVER, CO – Distressed student housing no longer, WestMar Student Lofts in Atlanta recently won the 2011 Best Turnaround Project and 2011 Best Leasing and Marketing Program at the Student Housing Business Awards in Austin, Texas.

RALEIGH - CampusWorks and The Preiss Company have sold University Village at Raleigh to Cardinal Group Investment for $22.9 million. The 210-unit, 600-bed complex was acquired and rehabilitated by the joint venture in 2004. The property serves North Carolina State University.

AUSTIN – Holliday Fenoglio Fowler (HFF) has arranged $25 million in financing for University Towers, a 184-unit, 641-bed, off-campus, dorm-style housing project serving the University of Texas in Austin. Loan proceeds were used to acquire the property for Cardinal Group Investments.

PHOENIX – Though the National Multi Housing Council's Student Housing Conference & Exposition has brought together and esteemed group of speakers to highly trends and issues in student housing, one of the more compelling panels covered an anatomy of an actual REO deal.

Having recently completed construction work on a unique approach to student housing, WestMar Student Lofts brings an array of benefits to the ongoing revitalization of West Midtown Atlanta, including the ability to entice college students to attend school and live in the area.

ATLANTA - Having recently completed construction work on a unique approach to student housing, WestMar Student Lofts brings an array of benefits to the ongoing revitalization of West Midtown Atlanta, including the ability to entice college students to attend school and live in the area.

ATLANTA - Less than 12 months ago, it was the place to avoid: now it's all the rage. Westmar Student Lofts in Atlanta was snapped up by Cardinal Group investments for a pittance in August 2010, when the property was high on vacancies and low on standing, but what a difference a year makes.

Cardinal Group Management & Advisory LLC, a Denver-based owner and operator of student housing, effective July 1, took over property and asset management of the Inn at Auraria in downtown Denver, the company announced today.

Apartment Realty Advisors (ARA) has brokered the sales of two very different off-campus student housing properties. The first deal involved the trade of MetroPointe Lofts, an REO asset in Atlanta near the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Investors thinking of putting fresh money into real estate investments trusts might easily be dissuaded by unremitting news of distressed commercial property - and predications that the situation will become even worse.

University Apartments on Riverbend, a 154-unit student housing complex near the University of Georgia campus, has been purchased by Chicago-based Cardinal Group Investments, LLC for just over $10.8 million.

A group of prospective students for the fall 2009 cohort of USD's Master of Science in Real Estate degree program attended an informational meeting and reception at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice April 8.

A "for rent" sign flaps in the breeze as a quaint house with green shutters stands in the 300-block of North Elm Street waiting for occupants to sign a lease for next year.

San Diego-based real estate firm Cardinal Group Investments, LLC (CGI), where Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) '07 alumni Jason Luker and Eric Frank are both principals, recently announced its acquisition and redevelopment plans of a 78-bedroom student housing portfolio adjacent to the University of Wisconsin campus in Madison, Wis.

A San Diego real estate group has purchased seven properties in downtown Madison from local landlord Harold Langhammer, with eyes on redeveloping the busy corner of West Washington Avenue and Broom Street.

A San Diego real estate group has purchased seven properties in downtown Madison from local landlord Harold Langhammer, with eyes on redeveloping the busy corner of West Washington Avenue and Broom Street.

A San Diego real estate group has purchased seven properties in downtown Madison from local landlord Harold Langhammer, with eyes on redeveloping the busy corner of West Washington Avenue and Broom Street.

FAIRBORN, OH – Cardinal Group Management was recently selected to manage the 34-unit, 132-bed University Suites in Fairborn, OH.

CAMPUSWORKS AND THE PREISS COMPANY SELL UNIVERSITY VILLAGE RALEIGH

StudentHousingBusiness.com | February 8, 2012

HFF FINANCES UT-AUSTIN COMPLEX; SELLS TWO STUDENT HOUSING LOANS

StudentHousingBusiness.com | January 11, 2012

CINDERELLA STORY: HOW DECREPIT, DANGEROUS STUDENT HOUSING BECAME DESIRABLE

GlobeSt.com | October 4, 2011

WESTMAR STUDENT LOFTS FURTHER ONGOING REVIVAL OF TRENDY CITY NEIGHBORHOOD

StudentHousingPlanet.com | September 9, 2011

STUDENT LOFTS ENHANCE ATLANTA'S MIDTOWN REVITALIZATION

MultiFamilyBiz.com | August 26, 2011

NEW OWNERSHIP AND $2M UPGRADE REVITALIZE STUDENT LOFTS

MultiHousingNews.com | July 14, 2011

CARDINAL GROUP MANAGING STUDENT HOUSING

InsideRealEstateNews.com | July 13, 2011

ARA BROKERS REO SALE IN GEORGIA, TROPHY SALE IN TEXAS

StudentHousingBusiness.com | September 15, 2010

JUST HOW MUCH STEAM DO REITS HAVE LEFT?

The New York Times | January 9, 2010

UGA STUDENT APARTMENTS SELL FOR $11M

GlobeSt.com | October 28, 2009

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS ATTEND MSRE INFORMATIONAL MEETING

USD Burnham-Moores Newsletter | May 5, 2009

VACANCIES PLAGUE '09 - '10 HOUSING MARKET

The Miami Student | May 1, 2009

BURNHAM-MOORES - CENTER FOR REAL ESTATE - UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO

USD Burnham-Moores Newsletter | March 6, 2009

SEVEN MADISON BUILDINGS ARE SOLD

Host.Madison.com | February 18, 2009

CALIFORNIA REAL ESTATE GROUP BUYS SEVEN DOWNTOWN PROPERTIES

The Capital Times | February 17, 2009

CALIFORNIA REAL ESTATE GROUP BUYS SEVEN DOWNTOWN PROPERTIES

AllBusiness.com | January 20, 2009

CARDINAL GROUP MANAGEMENT SELECTED TO MANAGE UNIVERSITY SUITES DAYTON

StudentHousingBusiness.com | April 16, 2012

 

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