Sandell to structure and execute projects across the company

Austin, Texas, June 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Campus Advantage®, a leader in student housing, providing property management, consulting, acquisitions, and development services, today announced the promotion of Raka Sandell to Vice President of Project Management. In her new role, Sandell will help structure and successfully execute projects across the company, and spanning their entire lifecycle.

Since joining Campus Advantage in March 2014, Sandell has played a key part in ensuring the student housing leader’s operations, acquisitions, development and business operations are a success. Most recently, she played a vital role in building the Company’s strategic partnership relationship with Saban Capital Group by leading the asset acquisition transition efforts.

“Raka has made a tremendous impact on our business in just a short amount of time at Campus Advantage,” said Mike Peter, President and CEO of Campus Advantage. “She consistently demonstrates intelligence and a drive for excellence, which earned her the 2016 ‘Corporate Employee of the Year’ award. I know, without a doubt, that Raka will continue to be an integral part of our strategic direction as well as our continued growth and success.”

Campus Advantage benefits from Sandell’s more than 20 years of experience in process improvement and operational optimization across industries spanning semiconductors, computers and information technology.

“I am extremely thankful for the opportunity to play an even more impactful role in helping the company structure and systematically scale to greater heights in the industry,” said Sandell. “I am excited to bring my diverse set of experiences to this new role and serve as a leader at one of the top companies in student housing.”

About Campus Advantage
Campus Advantage® is an Austin-based real estate firm that offers student housing management, development, acquisition, and consulting services. The company has been creating successful communities since its founding in 2003. Its proven expertise and time-tested approach creates better student living experiences, which in turn creates financial success. For additional information, please visit

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