Ben Kasdan – The Changing Face of Design and Construction Barriers

2022 NMHC Student Housing Conference

September 30, 2022

9:25 AM – 10:15 AM ET

Loews Miami Beach Hotel
1601 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Location: Americana 2

Moderator:
Ben Kasdan, Principal, KTGY

Speakers:
Russell W. Broderick, Senior Vice President, Gilbane Development Company
Mohamed Mohsen, Principal, Niles Bolton Associates, Inc.
Jack Boarman, Senior Design Leader and Managing Partner, BKV
Ryan Kimura, SVP of Strategic Partnerships, Premier

In the wake of COVID-19, developers are reassessing floorplan designs and amenities to attract residents. At the same time, construction costs and labor costs are rising rapidly, making it a challenge to deliver projects in line with cost projections. This panel will examine how developers are coping with these challenges while ensuring beds remain at price points students can afford and simultaneously meeting post-COVID floorplan needs.