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MVSU becomes second university to house students in hotel

GREENWOOD — Mississippi Valley State University is housing more than 100 upperclassmen in two off-campus hotels because of an on-campus room shortage. The Clarion-Ledger reports that it’s the second state university to lease rooms for students. Earlier this month, Jackson State leased the 120-room Travelodge motel for nine months. Acting president Alfred Rankins Jr. says […] [...]

Lacking dorm space, university rents motel for $800K-plus

JACKSON — Facing more demand than it has dormitory beds, Jackson State University will spend more than $800,000 to rent a motel to house students for the coming school year. The College Board voted unanimously yesterday to approve the plan to rent the 120-room downtown Jackson Travelodge from Bapu Hotels LLC. The money comes from […] [...]

Landmark chooses EdR for $36M collegiate housing community

OXFORD — EdR, a Memphis-based developer, owner and manager of collegiate housing, reports it has executed agreements with Landmark Properties to develop, own and manage a $36 million collegiate housing community near the University of Mississippi. EdR would be the 70 percent majority owner and would manage the community upon its fall 2013 completion. Landmark […] [...]

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