Expansion in Mind, Colleges Snap Up Real Estate in Buyers' Markets

Perfect Perspectives, Courtesy U. of Dayton

The University of Dayton purchased the former headquarters of NCR in December.
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The credit crisis and the collapse of the real-estate market have been lousy for homeowners and for those who make their living from land or buildings. But for a number of colleges, it has created what one real-estate official calls "once in...

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