UM plans to spend $155 million for a dorm complex

Arquitectonica designed the 1,100-bed dormitory development, which would open in 2019

Jan.January 28, 2017 02:00 PM

Rendering of University of Miami dormitory complex designed by Arquitectonica

The University of Miami is preparing to spend about $155 million to build an 1,100-bed dormitory complex next to a lake on the UM campus in Coral Gables.

The Coral Gables Development Review Committee met Friday to discuss the dormitory project, part of a master plan for the UM campus that the city approved in 2010.

The project, which could advance without a vote by the city commission, is pending approval by Coral Gables planning director. Construction of the dormitory complex also requires a favorable vote by the University of Miami board of trustees.

The complex, designed by Miami-based architecture firm Arquitectonica, would open by the fall of 2019. The 23-building dormitory complex would be built on about nine acres in the middle of the UM campus next to Lake Osceola.

It would be the first new dormitory on the University of Miami campus since an apartment development called University Village opened in 2006. [Miami Herald] – Mike Seemuth

Related Articles

Babylon Apartments and Francisco Martinez-Celeiro (Credit: Google Maps and Wikipedia)

Spaghetti Western star scores approval to build controversial Brickell tower

Bernardo Fort-Brescia and Laurinda Spear with 3300 South Moorings Way (Credit: Realtor)

Arquitectonica co-founders sell waterfront Coconut Grove property

Pebb Capital taps Todd Benson to lead development and asset management

CA Ventures pays $21M for site of student housing project near University of Miami

University of Miami plans new $260M student housing complex

Mast Capital proposes Shipping Ave project near Coral Gables

MyBrickell condo owners name Related, Arquitectonica in lawsuit alleging shoddy design and construction

Toll Brothers pays $19M for site to build luxury student housing near FIU