Off-campus

Mark-Seattle

Seattle — Landmark Properties is set to break ground on The Mark at Seattle, a 500-bed student housing development located near the University of Washington campus. The Athens, Georgia-based company just closed on the acquisition of a development site for the project at 1200 NE 45th St. in Seattle. The community will offer a mix of one- to five-bedroom fully furnished units. Shared amenities will include a 24-hour study lounge, computer lab, fitness center, club room, rooftop deck with a swimming pool and a sauna, alongside 3,300 square feet of …

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Parallel-Project

College Station, Texas — Parallel has broken ground on a 750-bed student housing development located at 401 First St. near the Texas A&M University campus in College Station. The community will offer a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom units including walk-up townhomes. Shared amenities are set to include a full-service smart market, influencer room, gaming lounge, dog park, swimming pool, spa, yoga room, fitness center, indoor study areas and outdoor gaming, dining and study space. The project is scheduled for completion in fall 2024. The development team for the …

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Victory-U

Seattle — Champion Real Estate Co. has acquired .33 acres of land at 700 NE 45th St. near the University of Washington campus in Seattle for the development of a 516-bed student housing community. Dylan Simon of Kidder Matthews represented Champion and the undisclosed seller of the development site, which was acquired for $7.3 million. Named Victory at the U, the community will offer fully furnished units alongside shared amenities including study and fitness centers, recreation space and a rooftop deck offering views of Lake Union. 

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Retreat-Fayetteville

Fayetteville, Ark. — Landmark Properties has begun construction on The Retreat at Fayetteville, a 585-bed student housing development located adjacent to the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville.  Located at 1030 Razorback Road, the community will offer a mix of two- to five-bedroom, fully furnished units. Shared amenities will include outdoor green space with a putting green and bocce ball area; 24-hour study lounge; computer lab; fitness center; resort-style swimming pool and hot tub; grilling area; and a fire pit. The property will also feature 1,000 square feet of ground …

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Los-Angeles-Landmark

Los Angeles — Landmark Properties is set to break ground on The Mark at Los Angeles, a 166-bed student housing development located adjacent to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) campus at 10915 Strathmore Drive. The community will offer two- through five-bedroom units, including five affordable units offering 21 beds. Shared amenities will include an outdoor courtyard, private and shared rooftop terraces and a resort-style swimming pool. Landmark purchased the development site from the Pacific Southwest District of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS), which had owned the land and …

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Enclaves at College Town

Having completed the first full school year without a major interruption to the traditional classroom setting since March 2020, student housing operators are preparing for a leasing season without COVID-19 uncertainty taking center stage. Given that multifamily technology platform RealPage pegged average U.S. occupancy at a record high of 94.1 percent in the fall of 2021, repeating that performance would signal a continuing strong recovery for the sector. Joe Goodwin, senior vice president of strategic analytics and research with Asset Living, anticipates that this fall’s occupancy rate will rival last …

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Clemson-Student-Village-at-The-Pier

Clemson, S.C. — Core Spaces and Tom Winkopp Development have formed a joint venture to develop Clemson Student Village at The Pier, a 4,000-bed student housing community located on a 140-acre plot near Clemson University. The project is an extension of The Pier, a project that has already added 1,400 beds to Clemson’s student housing supply. Amenities at the new project include athletic and fitness facilities, pools, outdoor grills, student clubhouses, beachfront access to Lake Hartwell and waterfront trails. Once fully constructed, the site will feature “a new downtown locale that …

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Theory-Interlock

Gainesville, Fla. and Atlanta — PeakMade Real Estate and Blue Vista Capital Management have secured construction financing for two student housing projects located in Florida and Georgia. Developments include Theory Gainesville, an 861-bed student housing community located near the University of Florida in Gainesville; and Theory Interlock, a 674-bed student housing community located near the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta’s West Midtown neighborhood. Construction financing for Theory Gainesville was provided by Square Mile and Pacific Western Bank. Construction financing for Theory Interlock was provided by Truist Bank.  Theory Gainesville …

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Annex-Washington-State

Pullman, Wash. — A joint venture between The Annex Group and Eastmark Capital Group has announced The Annex of Pullman, a $47.8 million student housing project located near Washington State University. Construction is currently underway on the development, which is located adjacent to the north side of the university’s campus at 1555 NE Northwood Drive in Pullman. The garden-style project will offer 399 beds in 204 one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom units. Shared amenities are set to include a fitness center, study rooms, a clubhouse, outdoor patio and parking. The …

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  The April 28 webinar “Creating an Inclusive Housing Experience for Students with Technology,” hosted by Student Housing Business and sponsored by StarRez, discussed how students can find success and feel more at home with tech-savvy housing options. Accommodating accessibility needs (including service animal tracking), gender-inclusive housing options and tech for roommate matching were just some of the topics in this brief webinar on how to make the process of student housing more successful for students and operators. Click to hear more about these topics and more: Gender-inclusive housing (and how to promote it …

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