|EDR Description: EdR is a real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of United States. It invests collegiate housing communities. The firm develops, acquires, owns, and manages collegiate housing communities located near university campuses. The firm also provides third-party development consulting services, such as market analysis and evaluation of housing needs and options; co-operation with university in architectural design; negotiation of ground lease, development agreement, construction contract, architectural contract, and bond documents; oversight of architectural design process; co-ordination of governmental and university plan approvals; oversight of construction process; design, purchase, and installation of furniture; pre-opening marketing to students; and obtaining final approvals of construction. It was formerly known as Education Realty Trust, Inc. EdR was founded in 1964 and is based in Memphis, Tennessee.