Construction underway on new Texas Tech housing complex - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Construction underway on new Texas Tech housing complex

AUSTIN, TX (BUSINESS WIRE) -- American Campus Communities, Inc. announced today the commencement of construction on a $34.8 million off-campus student housing complex next to Texas Tech University.

The Village at Overton Park is across University Avenue from the Jones AT&T Football Stadium and is adjacent to The Shoppes at Overton Park, a student oriented retail center. The 612-bed development is designed as an urban infill community and will be the closest and newest property in proximity to Texas Tech's core campus with modern amenities and spacious units.

The property will feature a 7,400-square-foot community center that includes a fitness center, social lounge, wireless internet café, outdoor grills and a resort-style pool. The community will consist of four bedroom and four and a half bathroom three-story townhome units constructed on top of conventional four bedroom and four bathroom flat units. In addition, there will also be a limited number of two bedroom flats. All units will be fully furnished and include washers and dryers. The project also contains a gated parking garage.

The Village at Overton Park is scheduled to open for occupancy in August 2012 with leasing commencing this August. For more information, visit http://www.villageatoverton.com.

SOURCE: American Campus Communities, Inc.

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