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How to reconfigure residence halls for the COVID-era

June 22, 2020

Student satisfaction, safety and revenue all play roles in how campus plan to provide on-campus housing residence halls under the specter of the coronavirus outbreak continuing into and beyond the fall 2020 semester.

Social distancing will almost certainly require reduced density in residence halls where single or double rooms cannot be provided while lounges and other common areas may be restricted or closed altogether.

“Most students want to get back to campus,” says Peter Brohoski, who leads public sector advisory services for realty company Cushman & Wakefield, which has just released guidance on reopening residence halls with the program management firm, Brailsford & Dunlavey.

This is an excerpt from an article originally published by University Business. Read the full piece here.

"From community relations through the heart of construction and planned completion, we have been blessed by just the right counselor who provided exactly the wise counsel we needed at precisely the right time. And we have even had fun in the midst of a very challenging process."

David O. Treadwell, Executive Director
Central Union Mission

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