Mike Porritt, Vice President, International, Advisory Services at The Scion Group discusses the unique features of the Canadian PBSA market, including the difference between college and university markets and opportunities to make more housing more affordable while maintaining revenue.

Mike Porritt started Scion Group‘s Advisory office in Canada and has worked with institutions in nine Canadian provinces and Nunavut. He has 15 years of Executive Director or Director level experience in student housing at institutions in the United States and Canada, as well as purpose-built off-campus student housing in Waterloo and London, Ontario. His work includes the development of academic integration programs now in place today within residential programs at McGill University (Quebec), Trent University (Ontario), Winona State University (Minnesota) and Appalachian State University (North Carolina). Combined with his experience in market analysis, planning for new construction and major renovations, he contributes a wealth of knowledge in the Canadian higher education and residential landscape, the US student housing sector, and is expanding Scion’s reach internationally.

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