Gilbane Development Company Breaks Ground on “West Edge” Student Housing Across the Street from University of Colorado Colorado Springs

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Upon Completion, West Edge will be the largest and best located off-campus student housing community serving UCCS

West Edge Rendering

Rendering of West Edge Student Housing

West Edge will offer students at UCCS an unrivaled amenity package in an unbeatable location which will foster student’s academic pursuits and enhance the UCCS community.

Development is now underway at West Edge, a new, state-of-the-art student housing community located directly across the street from UCCS’ academic campus. Upon completion, West Edge will be the only fully amenitized community within walking distance to UCCS. Future residents can look forward to August 2017 occupancy.

Located at 1121 Austin Bluffs Parkway, West Edge will be located 500 yards from the Kraemer Library and UCCS academic core. West Edge will offer 8 different floor plans including studio, one, two, three, four, and six-bedroom apartments all with in-unit washer/dryer, walk-in closets, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and flat screen TVs. Each resident will have a private bedroom with an adjoining private bathroom.

West Edge will provide its residents with a best in class amenity package including a spectacular rooftop sky lounge with unparalleled views of the Pikes Peak mountain range, a clubhouse, study rooms, tech center with high powered computers and free printing, a heated-salt water pool; landscaped courtyard with sundecks; an outdoor kitchen with grilling stations and multiple outdoor lounges with community fire pits.

Residents will also have access to West Edge’s state-of-the-art fitness lodge which will include tanning beds, free weights, cardio equipment, yoga studio, bouldering wall and full sized basketball court.

High-speed internet, Wi-Fi, cable, and furniture are all included as part of Gilbane’s trademarked Next Level of Student Housing® program. West Edge will be professionally managed by Asset Campus Housing, and will feature a robust community life program with resident events, roommate matching services, and individual, by-the-bed leases. Parking is available for residents and bike storage is provided.

“West Edge will offer students at UCCS an unrivaled amenity package in an unbeatable location which will foster student’s academic pursuits and enhance the UCCS community,” notes Robert V. Gilbane, Chairman and CEO of Gilbane Development Company. “We look forward to bringing our ‘Next Level of Student Housing®’ program to Colorado Springs and directly across from the UCCS campus.”

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About Gilbane Development Company

Founded in 1970, Gilbane Development Company is the project development, financing, and ownership arm of Gilbane, Inc. Founded in 1873 and still a privately held, family-run company, Gilbane has more than 50 offices worldwide. Gilbane Development provides a full slate of real estate development and project management services. Completed projects incorporate every aspect of real estate including: student housing, multifamily, residential communities, mixed-used developments, garage/parking areas, corporate headquarters, healthcare facilities, operational | data | distribution centers, R&D | manufacturing facilities, and many types of facilities delivered through public-private partnerships. Through its trademarked “Next Level of Student Housing®” program, Gilbane Development Company has completed or currently has in development over 5,300 beds of student housing. To learn more, visit or call 1-800-GILBANE.

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