American Campus Communities, Inc. (ACC) is a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company specializes in the acquisition, design, financing, development, construction management, leasing and management of student housing properties. It operates in four segments: Wholly-Owned Properties, On-Campus Participating Properties, Development Services and Property Management Services. As of December 31, 2012, its property portfolio contained 160 properties with approximately 98,800 beds in approximately 31,800 apartment units. Of the 160 properties, nine were under development as well as an additional phase under development at an existing property. In September 2012, it acquired Campus Acquisitions' 15 student housing properties with 6,579 beds. On November 30, 2012, the Company acquired student housing properties with 12,049 beds, including 366 beds at an additional phase from affiliates of Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P.