EdR Collegiate Housing (EDR:NYSE) is one of America's largest owners, developers and managers of collegiate housing. Formerly known as Education Realty Trust, EdR is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT) specializing in student housing. We provide development, financing, construction oversight and management services for universities who want to increase or update their student housing. Our owned portfolio includes on- and off-campus apartments serving top tier universities across the nation. Each of our collegiate housing communities is specifically designed to fit the needs, setting and personality of the university and its intended residents. Whether EdR is creating freshmen living-learning centers or upscale, independent apartments for graduate students, faculty and staff, each is appointed with market attractive amenities including the latest internet and Wi-Fi technologies. EdR's experienced and respected team provides impressive facilities and valuable services to our customers — universities, owners, residents and families. EdR built its first collegiate community in 1964 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Since 2000 EdR has been awarded the development of more than $1.8 billion in on-campus collegiate housing and has acquired more than $1 billion in off-campus collegiate communities.