The Class Research

Exploring the trends in student housing

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About Research

Our community’s research has had and continues to have a strong focus on understanding student housing markets globally.

As learning and working pathways are no longer linear, our role in exploring the living journey beyond graduation continues. Building on drastically shifting lifestyle preferences, The Class Foundation seeks to understand new models for living, working, and learning spaces and how they shape the future of university-cities.

Trend Reports

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2021 Trend Report
Fast-Forwarding Our Future

The Class Annual Trend Report is our unique outlook on the future of urban living. This report highlights global trends in investment, design and operations, offering curated articles and industry data.

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2020 The Class Trend Report

The Future is Blended

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2019 The Class Trend Report

From Post-Industrial City to the New Urban Campus

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2018 The Class Trend Report

The Global Student: Building Bridges over Growing Barriers

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2017 The Class Trend Report

Learning Hubs: The Future of the University City

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Industry Reports

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April 7, 2021
Emerging Trends in Real Estate - an uncertain impact

PwC & ULI

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April 6, 2021
Spotlight | Student Housing in Prague

Savills

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April 1, 2021
Students' views on the impact of Coronavirus on their higher education experience in 2021

HEPI

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April 1, 2021
Co-Tech: Innovating Coliving with Technology

Coliving Insights

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The Class Radar

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April 7, 2021

Industry News | 04/21

Higher education, student mobility, and student housing industry news from April 2021.

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March 31, 2021

Industry News | 03/21

Higher education, student mobility, and student housing industry news from March 2021.

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March 10, 2021

Launch of 5th annual international PropTech Innovation Award

Proptech companies have until 31 March 2021 to submit their solutions and receive the opportunity to win the prize money and coveted award.

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