Press Release

Strategic Asset Management EVP Paula Mathews to Speak at IMN’s Inaugural Student Housing 360 Conference

DANA POINT, Calif. – (Jan. 9, 2019) – SmartStop Asset Management, LLC (“SAM”), the sponsor of Strategic Student & Senior Housing Trust, Inc., a public non-traded REIT, and Section 1031 exchange offerings, announced today that Executive Vice President Paula Mathews will be a featured panelist at IMN’s inaugural Student Housing 360 conference on January 16-17 in Dana Point.

The conference will offer operational and financing/acquisitions professionals a platform to discuss entry and exit strategies, financing strategies and operational best practices for a growing industry.

Mathews will share insights from her 42 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry which includes the branding and remodeling of student housing properties. Throughout her career, she has held several leadership roles with SmartStop Asset Management and its entities. She began her career in 1977 with The Irvine Company, now the largest landholder in Orange County.

Mathews will participate in the Rehab, Renovation and General Property Upgrades panel on Thursday, January 16 at 4:30 p.m. The session will explore the goals of upgrading a property, how quality control procedures are changing, financing options for rehabbing and renovating properties, and how technology and software can help with the rehabbing process.

Speakers at IMN’s inaugural Student Housing 360 conference will discuss financing, acquiring and operating student rental property, a once-niche real estate sector that is experiencing rapid growth. To learn more about the conference, visit



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