COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Park West, a massive 1,300-unit 1.8 million-square-foot student housing project at Texas A&M University will be the largest student housing complex in the nation, according to the Weitz Co., the design-builder.
The largest student housing complex in the country to date, the Park West will accommodate 3,402 students in more than 1,300 units ranging from studios to four bedroom units in a variety of layouts throughout the campus. The nearly 1.8 million square feet of building space will feature numerous student amenities, such as swimming pools, hot tubs, fire pits, grills, outdoor restrooms, fitness centers, study and gathering spaces, and game rooms. The complex will also include retail and office space, as well as an eight-story parking garage.
The development will be built on 48 acres of pasture located near the south side of campus off of George Bush Parkway. The apartments are expected to open before the 2017-18 school year.
“The Weitz Company is honored to be selected as the design-builder on this very exciting project that will have a substantial impact on the footprint of the Texas A&M University campus,” said Len Martling, President and CEO, The Weitz Company.
The project owner is nonprofit NCCD-College Station. Servitas, LLC of Irving, Texas is the developer and manager for Park West.
The design/build construction portion of the $360 million project is $245 million, Weitz said.