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The Preiss Company Featured in Current Goldbook Featuring the “Titans” of Student Housing

Annual publication is a “one-stop” resource guide and profiles the largest firms in the student housing industry

RALEIGH, NC – October 29, 2012 – The Preiss Company is proud to announce its recent inclusion in The Goldbook of Student Housing 2012, an easy-to-use, one-stop resource guide that contains every firm active in the student housing sector. Published by Student Housing Business Magazine, The Goldbook is currently in its second year of print.

The Goldbook lists company profiles by sector: Owners/Investors/Developers, Managers/Operators, Investment Sales Brokers, Lenders/Financial Intermediaries, Architects, Contractors, and Vendors. The Preiss Company was included in the publication’s profiles of the largest firms in the student housing industry—or the “Titans”. The Preiss Company is currently the nation’s fifth largest privately held and largest woman-owned owner and operator of private student housing.

The Preiss Company was founded by company CEO Donna Preiss in 1987. The company currently employs over 260 team members and owns and/or operates properties in eight states and eleven markets. The Preiss Company operates 15,000 beds and has experienced 30% growth in the past two years and almost $130 million in acquisition and development in the past twelve months. The company recently opened its newest 288-bed development, University Village at 2505, in Raleigh and is breaking ground on One Eleven South in Statesboro, Georgia this year. The 700-bed, 192 unit will feature state-of-the-art interior finishes and amenities and will open in August 2013.

“Everything that The Preiss Company has achieved is a direct result of the hard work, dedication, and professionalism made by every single one of our team members,” says Preiss. “It truly is a collective effort. I’m so proud and fortunate to have the opportunity to work with these professionals that I consider family. We are extremely proud of our accomplishments and look forward to continuing to lead and define the student housing industry while providing the best student living experience anywhere.”

About The Preiss Company
Founded in 1987, The Preiss Company specializes in the development, acquisition and management of off-campus student housing. The Raleigh-based company is the nation’s fifth largest privately held and largest woman-owned owner and operator of private student housing. The company’s portfolio currently comprises approximately 15,000 beds located in eight states and eleven markets. For more information, visit

About Student Housing Business Magazine
France Publications, Inc. is a growing business-to-business media company that offers an enthusiastic, creative and refreshing approach to publishing. As the leading publisher of commercial real estate magazines in the United States, France Publications currently offers 11 magazines that cater to all commercial property types to suit any reader in the industry. For more information, visit .

Press Contact:
Amy Barger, Vice President of Marketing
The Preiss Company
(919) 291-9224