LV Collective Receives Seven Innovator Awards from Student Housing Business


AUSTIN, TEXAS – April 26, 2024 – LV Collective, an Austin, Texas-based real estate investment firm, was honored with seven awards, including the coveted Best New Off-Campus Development > 400 Beds at the Student Housing Business 16th Annual Innovator Awards. The awards were presented during the InterFace Student Housing Conference in Austin, Texas, hosted by Student Housing Business and France Media.

LV Collective and its project partners received the following awards, recognizing all three student housing projects that LV Collective delivered in 2023.

Whistler, located in Atlanta, GA near Georgia Tech, was honored with Best New Off-Campus Development > 400 Beds and Best Architecture/Design > 400 beds. Project partners for Whistler include Asset Living, JE Dunn, Niles Bolton Associates, and Variant Collaborative.

Rambler, located in Austin, TX near the University of Texas, was honored with four awards:

  • Best Marketing & Lease-Up Program
  • Best Social Media Campaign
  • Best Mobile Marketing Campaign
  • Best Community Name

LV’s marketing and leasing partners at Rambler include Asset Living, Gro Marketing and MBX Real Estate Creative.

Sweetwater, located in Gainesville, FL near the University of Florida, was named Best Interior Design > 400 beds. Sweetwater’s interior design is a collaboration between Variant Collaborative and LV Collective.

“It’s thrilling to see our portfolio stand out among so many other prestigious projects,” said David Kanne, CEO of LV Collective. “We are proud of the entire team and all of our partners that made these projects a reality and grateful for the recognition from Student Housing Business and the industry peers who voted for us.”

This is the third time that an LV Collective project has received the Best New Development >400 Beds award, with its Waterloo project winning in 2023 and Moontower in 2021.

The Innovator Awards honor student housing owners, developers, operators, architects and universities for excellence in student housing development, marketing and operations. See all winners and learn more:

April 26, 2024
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About LV Collective

LV Collective is an Austin, Texas-based real estate investment firm focused on acquiring, developing, and managing high-quality real estate in superior locations throughout the United States. Since its founding in 2012, LV Collective has expanded the business to include student housing and multifamily assets in excess of $6 billion. For more information, visit: For renderings, logos, headshots, and additional media assets, visit:

About Asset Living

Founded in 1986, Asset Living (Asset) is a Houston-based real estate management firm. With a growing portfolio that includes a multitude of properties across the nation, Asset provides services to a variety of clients that include property management, asset management, receivership, and investment services. Asset is a member of The Institute of Real Estate Management and is recognized as an Accredited Management Organization. To learn more, please visit 

About GRO

GRO is a digital marketing and creative agency dedicated to forging strategies that amplify brands, foster community connections, and bolster businesses. Since its inception in 2018, GRO has made a significant impact in the digital domain, particularly in sectors such as student housing, multifamily, technology, and healthcare. GRO offers a comprehensive suite of services, including SEO, PPC, Social Media, and Creative Services. Its growth and commitment to providing unwavering service to clients led to its recognition on the Inc. 5000 list in 2022 and 2023. Driven by core values of ownership mentality, ongoing education, and transparency, GRO remains at the forefront of innovation in digital and creative marketing. Learn more at

About JE Dunn Construction

JE Dunn Construction, founded in 1924, is the eighth-largest domestic general building contractor in the United States, with offices in 26 locations. We are indispensable business partners because we prioritize building authentic partnerships with our clients and within the communities where we build. We align around a combined vision while providing clients with proven, credible expertise, ongoing collaboration, unmatched communication, and JE Dunn’s robust suite of services. We have a resolute responsibility to our clients, communities, and employees, to focus on solutions, not problems, while delivering results that exceed expectations.

About MBX Real Estate Creative

MBX is a real estate branding and marketing agency powered by the creative at The Matchbox Studio. From multi-family and single-family developments to class A office, student, and mixed-use — we’ve worked with them all. Our brands demand attention and deliver results. Though a comprehensive collaborative process, we work to craft solutions that resonate with your target and stand out in your market. From strategy to lease-up, with MBX you’re in good hands. 

About Niles Bolton Associates

Niles Bolton Associates (NBA) is a 140-person firm providing architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and urban planning services. Founded in 1975, NBA has completed projects in 49 states and 16 countries. With offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Alexandria, Virginia, the firm’s major markets include multi-family residential, higher education, retail, corporate, aviation, and hospitality.

About Variant Collaborative

Variant Collaborative is a Chicago-based design firm founded in 2017. With a focus on commercial, hospitality and residential design, branding, graphics, and custom fabrication, Variant is a full-service, client-focused design firm. Learn more at: