Ann Arbor, Mich. — Opus will build above a popular Ann Arbor pizza restaurant.
Ann Arbor, Mich. — The Opus Group will break ground May 15 on ArborBLU, a 13-story student housing complex near the University of Michigan. The development will be built directly above Pizza House, a popular restaurant on Church Street that is owned by the Tice family in the South University district. The luxury apartment complex will have a total of 123 units and 232 beds, offering a mixture of one-, two- and three-bedroom units. One of the amenities of the upcoming property will include 24-hour delivery service from Pizza House.
Other amenities at ArborBLU will include a fitness studio, study space, a rooftop patio and a club room with stadium views. The apartments will also offer in-house tanning and secure bike storage as well as fast WiFi speeds. The project will be built to meet LEED Silver certification. Opus did not disclose the project cost, but media reports call ArborBLU a $17 million development.
It will open in time for the fall 2015 academic semester.
Opus Development Company, LLC will be the developer, Opus Design Build, LLC will be the design builder, J. Bradley Moore & Associates will be the design architect and Opus AE Group, LLC will be the architect of record.