Danielle Robins

Senior Associate

Danielle joined U3 Advisors in 2013. Her work primarily focuses on university-developer partnerships, including student housing. She has led student housing engagements for a number of clients, including Cornell University, Princeton University, Lafayette College, the Stevens Institute of Technology, and the University of the Sciences. As part of her work, she assists universities to prepare comprehensive housing strategies, program new housing, evaluate the tradeoffs between different financing structures, select developers through competitive solicitation processes, and negotiate final deals. Danielle has also worked with a number of universities - including Arizona State University, the University at Buffalo, Drew University, and the New York Institute of Technology – on a number of different engagements, including portfolio review, development rights analysis, and innovation districts. In addition, Danielle has managed real estate analysis engagements for several New York City non-profit organizations, including the Brooklyn Public Library, Manhattan Country School, Christ Church United Methodist, and Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

Prior to joining U3A, Danielle interned at the Port of San Francisco. As a member of the Planning & Development team, she supported senior staff with financial analysis and negotiations related to public-private development projects proposed along the San Francisco waterfront. Danielle also previously worked as a communications consultant in San Francisco, specializing in public outreach related to transportation infrastructure projects, including California High-Speed Rail.

Danielle earned a BA in Urban Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master's of City & Regional Planning from the University of Pennsylvania. During her time at Penn, she received the Urban Land Institute’s Future Leaders scholarship and the Women Executives in New York Real Estate’s Real Estate scholarship.

Danielle is a LEED Green Associate and a member of the Urban Land Institute.