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Joint Venture Breaks Ground on 294-Bed Community Near the University of Florida

Gainesville, Fla. — A joint venture between 908 Group and Batson-Cook Development Co. has broken ground on Gator Walk, a 294-bed student housing development located near the University of Florida campus in Gainesville. The community will be comprised of a mid-rise, six-story residential tower offering one-, two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom units; and three, three-story townhomes offering six-bedroom units. All units will be fully furnished and will feature bed-to-bath parity. Upon completion, the property is set to offer shared amenities including a rooftop deck with a pool area, a fitness center, private study spaces, a computer room and a social lounge with a kitchen, televisions and gaming areas. Construction financing was provided by Cadence Bank. The project’s development team includes general contractor ARCO Murray and architect Design Styles Architecture. The community is scheduled for completion in fall 2022.