Recognizing the critical role housing plays in supporting student success, the University of California Board of Regents today reapproved a project that will significantly increase the number of current UC Santa Cruz students who are able to live on campus. Student Housing West will enable UC Santa Cruz to offer much more housing to its […]
The University of Chicago Civic Engagement - Growing up in Woodlawn, Michelle King says she was the “handywoman” among her five siblings — so when her dad had a nearby carpentry job, she often tagged along. “He used to tell me ‘Don’t become a carpenter because they work too hard,’” King remembers. “He said become an electrician, and my first day as […]
Arizona Impact - Arizona State University broke ground Monday on the Downtown Phoenix Residence Hall and Entrepreneurship Center, a 16-floor building at the southwest corner of Fillmore Street and First Avenue.The 283,000-square-foot project, expected to open in fall 2021, will house more than 500 students in the top 13 floors. The first three floors will offer academic space […]
P3 Higher Ed Resource Center - One of the many advantages for colleges and universities, when considering the use of Public-Private Partnerships “P3s” for new on-campus residence hall facilities, is the opportunity to transfer the risk and responsibility of long-term repair and replacement of major building systems and physical assets to the development partner. More than ever before, institutions are challenged […]
USM OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS - University of Maine System Trustees gave their unanimous support Monday to the largest construction project in the University of Southern Maine’s history, a $100 million construction of a career and student center and residence hall on the Portland campus.
Portland Press Herald - The contract for the project has been awarded to Alabama-based Capstone Development Partners, which specializes in student housing around the country and will be partnering with SMRT Architects in Portland. The project is expected to be the largest building project in USM’s history and is targeted for completion by the fall of 2022, the university said […]
CommonWealth Magazine - Having recently partnered with the University of Massachusetts Boston to plan, develop, and build the first residence hall in the history of the campus, I understand the concerns around the affordability of student housing, and recognize that in a city where the average rent is over $2,100 per month there is no “one-size-fits-all” solution to […]
Tampa Bay Times - The paint on Pinnacle Hall’s white-and-gold walls still smelled fresh as Lilly Myskey led a parade of parents and bins and bags down the hall toward her new room at the University of South Florida.
UChicago News - University announces plan for new residential hall and dining commons. Continuing efforts to enhance on-campus housing for College students, the University of Chicago plans to build a new residential hall and dining commons that will open in the 2020-21 academic year.
USF’s newest on-campus living community was fully opened Oct. 5 when scissors ceremoniously clipped away ribbon and formally introduced the first two residence halls, a dining facility, and a fitness facility.