Opus Breaks Ground on 14-Story Student Housing Property at the University of Illinois
CHAMPAIGN, ILL. — The Opus Group, in partnership with The Carlyle Group, has broken ground on a 14-story student housing property at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The building will feature 218 units ranging from studios to four-bedroom apartments for a total of 548 beds. The building’s shared amenities will include an indoor basketball court, fitness center and spa on the second floor. Group study rooms and lounges, along with a coffee bar, will provide additional spaces for students to gather on the third floor. The fourth floor will feature a club room with pool tables, ping pong tables and TVs leading to an outdoor amenity space with a pool, fire pits and grilling stations. Completion is slated prior to the 2019 fall academic semester. Opus Development Co. is the project developer, Opus Design Build is the design builder and Opus AE Group is the architect and structural engineer of record. Creative License International is the interior designer. Cardinal Group will manage the property.