The annual Residence Hall Construction Report (last conducted in 2009) surveyed construction of residence halls at higher-education institutions across the nation. Data include regional costs, as well as amenities included.
Even in difficult economic times, colleges and universities continue to invest in residence hall construction projects as a way to attract new students and keep existing ones on campus.
The construction of residence hall facilities at colleges and universities continues to be strong.
Residence hall construction at the nation's higher-education institutions remains strong.
Spending by colleges and universities on new housing facilities jumped sharply, reflecting higher costs and a desire to keep students on campus.
Colleges and universities are making an educated gamble as they focus on providing more housing facilities and on-campus living options.
Construction of new residence hall facilities continues to be a focus of colleges and universities.
Colleges and universities are investing in new housing construction in a bid to keep students on campus.
Housing continues to be a major focus of new construction projects at colleges and universities.
Colleges and universities not only are spending more on new housing construction, but also are ensuring that residents have plenty of space and amenities.
Today's crop of new residence-hall facilities can be said to embrace both ends of the spectrum: They are larger in size yet cost less than those constructed the year before. (text only)
If "more" is the unofficial motto of the stock market's performance over the past few years, the same can be said about new residence-hall construction at colleges and universities in the United States.
Competitive market pressures are driving the construction of today's residence halls, forcing colleges and universities to focus attention on design features.