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#5 in Top 25 Student Housing Managers

Nov/Dec 2019 Student Housing Business Publication. #5 in Top 25 Student Housing Managers. #2 in the Top 15 Third-Party Managers

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Cardinal Group hits 1,400 Team Members; Hires Peter Lynch as Head of People and Culture

Cardinal Group—a company that has been ranked a Best Place to Work five years in a row—has appointed Founder, Speaker, Storyteller, and Coach Peter Lynch as their Head of People and Culture. Founded in 2009, Cardinal Group has grown from just four founding Principals to more than 1,400 nationwide team members in 2019. Consistently committed to improving and building on their award-winning company culture, this partnership with Lynch represents Cardinal’s commitment to every single one of those team members.

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Walker & Dunlop Structures Financing for 1,300-Bed Student Housing Property at The University of Alabama

Walker & Dunlop, Inc. announced today that it structured Freddie Mac financing for The Cottages at Lake Tamaha. Located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the dedicated student housing community is comprised of 294 cottage-style homes ranging in size from two bedrooms to five bedrooms.

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Alex O’Brien on Open Honest and Direct Podcast

In this episode, Alex O’Brien, Chief Operating Officer of The Cardinal Group, talks about how his 5 years as a Marine were instrumental in helping him grow his company from one single-family home development to over 1,000 employees today and how the Marine playbook turned into their company’s core values which guide his team on a daily basis. Once a Marine, always a Marine, says, O’Brien.

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