Campus Advantage Adds Block 36 Student Housing to Management Portfolio

A fresh set of eyes is coming to one of East Lansing, Mich.’s popular student apartment complexes. Campus Advantage, a leader in student housing, has announced that the 432-bed community, Block 36, has joined its growing portfolio of managed student housing properties. Campus Advantage has added a total of 3,164 beds to its portfolio in the first half of 2017.

Block 36 was built in 2001 and is located near Michigan State University in East Lansing. The pet-friendly property’s amenities include a heated pool, hot tub, 24-hour fitness center and computer lab, basketball and sand volleyball court, outdoor fire pit area and more. 

“Our consulting and operations teams assessed the property and agree partnering with a strong student housing operator will result in substantial growth,” said Pam West, vice president of operations at Campus Advantage. “Additionally, Block 36 is our third property in East Lansing, therefore our growing presence adds to our knowledge of the potential available in that market. We are confident that our programming, operations excellence and integrated marketing capabilities will make a positive impact, and we look forward to supporting the property’s residents during this important time in their lives.”

Block 36 will benefit from innovative programs that deliver a student-focused experience, equipping residents to thrive in all areas of life. This includes the highly sought after Students First program, which is designed to ensure that students who choose to live in Campus Advantage communities have more opportunities to achieve present and future success. 

Campus Advantage is a real estate firm based in Austin, Texas, offering student housing management, development, acquisition and consulting services to create rewarding living and learning experiences since 2003. Their dedication, combined with an integrated marketing approach, results in a nearly 97 percent occupancy rate, industry-leading resident renewal rates and low-maintenance costs thanks to satisfied residents.



Kristopher Johnson

Kristopher Johnson

Kristopher Johnson is a Communications Specialist at M3 Group who earned his bachelor’s degree at Michigan State University in 2015. While currently residing in Lansing, Kristopher will always be a native of Detroit. He enjoys volunteering, listening to others and musing over contrasting insights. He is also fond of writing, keeping up with politics and watching too many story-driven anime.

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