Mainesburg, Pa. — Education Realty Trust (ERT) has been selected to develop a multi-phase student housing project on the campus of Mansfield University of Pennsylvania in Mainesburg. Allen & O’Hara Development Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of ERT, will develop a multi-phase student housing community containing approximately 640 beds. The first phase of the project will consist of two four-story buildings that will feature 20,000 square feet of common space in the form of multi-purpose rooms, classrooms and other facilities. The project is also seeking LEED certification. WTW Architects will design the project and Massaro Corp. will serve as general contractor. Groundbreaking will occur upon the execution of final definitive agreements and the ability to secure financing for the project.
— Coleman Wood