Atlanta — IAC and members of the Midtown Alliance and the project's design, engineering and construction teams attended the ceremony.
Atlanta — Inland American Communities Group, Inc. (IAC) held a ceremonial groundbreaking event for its newest University House property, University House Midtown, today. David Pierce, vice president of development with IAC, talked about building 'authentic' communities for students and the importance of contributing solid design to the city's growing skyline. University House Midtown is the first construction project in the Midtown Atlanta core, east of Interstates 75/85 in several years. IAC Director of Development Mark Riley, thanked the many people bringing the 20-story building to life. Local project partners include architect Niles Bolton Associates, civil engineer Eberly & Associates and general contractor DPR Hardin.
Adjacent to Georgia Tech, UH Midtown will feature 268 apartments to house approximately 700 students. Below, 10,000 square feet will be dedicated to retail tenants. Chief among the amenities is a terrace level pool with a 16-by-9-foot Jumbotron. Fitness, tanning and private and group study areas fitted with technology such as Smart Boards round out the offerings. UH Midtown will begin leasing this summer and will open in August 2015.