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 Princeton University, Cornell University, Lafayette College, 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, and Christ Church United Methodist.

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 graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Design with a Master of City & Regional Planning and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from University of California,Berkeley. She is a member of the Urban Land Institute.