PEP is a proven expert in the development, financing, and construction of student housing and university real estate. We're involved in virtually every land-use for which universities generate demand, including multi-use and mixed-use projects that enhance the connection between campus and the community.

We have designed, planned, and developed over $1B in projects representing a variety of land uses on behalf of or serving universities, including: student housing, Greek housing, faculty/staff housing, university office/research parks, retail/entertainment centers, hotel/conference centers, and others.  PEP also provides development advisory and owners representation services for planned projects of virtually every type of land use that supports educational institutions.

Our Development and Owner Representation Services:

  • Market & Feasibility Analysis
  • Site Evaluation
  • Land Acquisition
  • Permitting, Entitlement & Government Approvals
  • Financial Analysis
  • Development Management
  • Due Diligence
  • Budgeting
  • Design Consultation & Oversight

As an integrated company, we provide single point accountability for all aspects of the development process from start to finish, and can partner with other team members already selected for a project.  We have the experience and resources to handle complex land transactions, evaluate markets, process entitlements, facilitate community consensus building, secure financing, and coordinate project delivery.

For more information regarding development, development advisory and owner’s representation services, please contact PEP CEO Fred Pierce at (619) 297-0400.


Visit our development work history to learn more.


Pierce Education Properties, L.P.
8880 Rio San Diego Drive, Suite 750, San Diego, CA 92108
Ph: 619.297.0400

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