Schools saw a 5% drop in enrollment – but got federal aid worth four times as much. Part Two in a Series By Patrick Nelson           When the first global pandemic in more than a century began spreading around the world in early 2020, the U.S. government mounted a shock &…

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Students fled home, took classes online—still had to pay full tuition. First in a Series By Patrick Nelson           The government response to the Covid-19 pandemic was rough on most of the nation’s seven million businesses. Each year 600,000 businesses close their doors, and in the first year of the lockdown…

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San Clemente, CA. – For the second time in six months, The New York Times has chosen to write a story about my company, Nelson Partners, called “A Sinking Student Housing Empire,” claiming our “empire” – whatever that means – is “teetering.” I personally have spoken to The New York Times over the past months and I don’t recognize the portrait of my business that is being painted in the paper.

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