Balfour Beatty, Wynne/Jackson to Develop $67M Second Phase of Student Housing Property at UT Dallas
RICHARDSON, TEXAS — Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions, along with Dallas-based Wynne/Jackson and lead equity partner Star Alliance, has closed on the financing for the second phase of a mixed-use project for the University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson. The development team will expand on the Northside Phase 1 development by delivering 275 housing units and more than 6,600 square feet of retail space valued at $67 million as part of a public-private partnership. Situated on 12 acres, the second phase will include mid-rise apartments and townhomes totaling 900 beds, as well as shops, restaurants and entertainment venues to serve the 27,000 students, faculty, staff and young professionals of the university and greater Richardson area. Additionally, the new development will have a fitness facility, a resort-style pool, patio areas and spaces for small gatherings. Andres Construction will lead the overall design/build team, with Architecture Demarest as the lead design firm. Construction is underway, with completion slated for August 2018.