By Linsey Isaacs
Originally posted June 13, 2013 in Multi Family Executive
Gone are the days of bulky, wooden block furniture adorning the average student housing apartment.
Form has become just as important as function in the increasingly competitive sector.
“Over the last 15 years [we’ve gone] to stylish functional furniture that looks like a soft, contemporary home,” says Paul Dougan, president and CEO of Dallas-based University Furnishings.
With more student housing developments coming on line, the student furniture business is booming as well, offering owners a chance to differentiate.