Campus First Acquires 661-Bed Community Near the University of Florida

The Ridge offer 661 beds less than one mile from the University of Florida campus in Gainesville. The Ridge offer 661 beds less than one mile from the University of Florida campus in Gainesville.

Gainesville, Fla. — Campus First Student Living has acquired The Ridge, a 661-bed student housing community located less than one mile from the University of Florida campus in Gainesville.

The property offers two-, four- and five-bedroom, apartment- and townhome-style units. Shared amenities include a three-room fitness center, clubhouse, study lounges, a beach entry pool, hot tub and lazy river. Planned renovations for the community — set for completion this fall — include improvements to the clubhouse and the addition of private study areas, fire pits, outdoor game areas, a yoga studio and a dog park. Ryan Lang, executive managing director and head of ARA Newmark’s Student Housing group, represented the seller in the transaction.

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