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Residential | THE MICHAELS ORGANIZATION – UNIVERSITY STUDENT LIVING In A Class By Itself THE MICHAELS ORGANIZATION BRANCHES OUT INTO STUDENT HOUSING. BY BARBARA MCHATTON F the leading in the affordable housing sector, »Already one ofrecently addeddevelopment and management firmsof its student housing division. The Michaels Organization to its capabilities with the creation ew companies can boast the impressive returns that The Michaels Organization has posted since its inception in 1973. Led by chairman and CEO Michael J. Levitt, the company has exceeded $900 million in revenues and orchestrated $3 billion in development and substantial rehabilitation. The firm owns and manages more than 340 properties. Having deep roots in affordable and mixedfinanced housing markets throughout the United States, The Michaels Organization currently operates several companies under its umbrella including The Michaels Development Company, Interstate Realty Management Company, Michaels Military Housing, Michaels Management Services, Prestige Affordable Housing Equity Partners, Prestige Building Co. and Continental Mortgage Corp. Through this strong financial and management base, The Michaels Organization was named the top affordable housing owner in 2012 by Affordable Housing Finance magazine. “The Michaels Organization addresses all aspects of housing development from concept to completion,” notes Nick Zaferes, vice president of development, University Student Living (USL). “We’re unique in that we’re a single entity that can take a project from initial concept to financing to construction and, finally, property management.” USL is the company’s newest corporate addition. This division focuses on student housing for higher-learning institutions. “Traditionally, we begin with an idea and a location and design a product that will fit that The Michaels Organization – University Student Living • Headquarters: Marlton, N.J. • Employees: More than 1,000 • Specialty: Real estate development and management 28 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - January/February 2013
Case Studies
Best Practices
Business Management
Green Construction
Construction Materials
Consigli Construction – Wat Nawamintararachutis NMR Meditation Center Thai Buddhist Temple
The Michaels Organization – University Student Living
Clark Builders – The Mustard Seed
JC Beal Construction Inc.
Plaza Construction – ENV
Regalia Beach Developers LLC – Regalia
Batson-Cook Construction – SkyHouse Orlando
Billingsley – Cypress Water Dallas
Jon M. Hall Co.
Pratt Homebuilders
John Moriarty and Associates – Charlesview Residences at Brighton Mills
Daikin America – Plant Expansion Project
Morton Buildings
MSI General Corp.
ClearSpan Fabric Structures
TOPCOR Companies LLC
Coatings Unlimited Inc.
Brencal Contractors Inc.
Del’s Construction Co. Inc. – Cambria Production Facility Expansion
Paric Corp.
Archer Western – Consolidated Courts Complex
Tishman Construction
McCarthy Building Cos. – Mercy Hospital Joplin
University of Maryland Medical System – Trauma Center Expansion
Swinerton Builders – San Joaquin Community Hospital Cancer Center
The Lemoine Company – Lafayette General Medical Center expansion
L.F. Driscoll – Temple University
P. Agnes
FIP Construction Inc.
National Lutheran Communities and Services – The Village at Rockville
Carothers Construction Inc. – Special Operations Command South Headquarters
The Hillman Group
Taylor Woodstone
Tooz Construction Inc.
Woolley’s Classic Suites
Structure Tone – Novo Nordisk Inc. North American headquarters
Gilbane Building Co. – Potawatomi Bingo Casino hotel
Pacific Building Group
Denark Construction – Owensboro-Daviess County Convention and Events Center
Traylor Bros. Inc.
Bobcat Contracting LLC
Reliable Contracting Co. Inc.
Union County and KemperSports – Galloping Hill Golf Course Clubhouse and Learning Center
E.L. Robinson Engineering
INDOT: 1-69 Corridor
Palmetto Corp
Monroe Tractor
Wood's CRW Corp.
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