Landmark Breaks Ground on Urban Infill Student Housing Project in Athens, Georgia

The Mark in Athens, Ga., will offer 14 different floor plans including studios, one, two, three, four and five-bedroom apartments. The Mark in Athens, Ga., will offer 14 different floor plans including studios, one, two, three, four and five-bedroom apartments.

Athens, Ga. — A rooftop resident center will feature a large fitness center overlooking a two-tiered rooftop pool with cabanas, a Jumbotron, outdoor grilling areas and a stadium-view rooftop lounge.

Landmark Properties has begun construction on The Mark, a 928-bed student housing project with 38,400 square feet of retail and 41,000 square feet of class A office space. Located adjacent to the campus of the University of Georgia at the intersection of Oconee and Broad streets in downtown Athens, The Mark will offer 14 different floor plans including studios, one, two, three, four and five-bedroom apartments.

The Mark will provide students with an amenity package that includes a clubhouse, state-of-the-art fitness facilities, a golf simulator, a racquetball court, an indoor basketball court, tanning beds, a computer lab with private and group study rooms, and an Internet café. A rooftop resident center will feature a large fitness center overlooking a two-tiered rooftop pool with cabanas, a Jumbotron, outdoor grilling areas and a stadium-view rooftop lounge. The top level will also feature a "VIP" floor with private rooftop patios and a select number of private hot tubs.

A Landmark subsidiary, Landmark Construction, will serve as the project’s general contractor. Niles Bolton Associates is the architecture firm and Williams & Associates is the engineer. 

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