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    August 31, 2023

    Cramped College Housing — A Thing of the Past

    Cramped quarters, dingy halls, and unimaginative designs – ways in which many alumni would describe their student housing memories. But that’s not how students would describe the student housing projects Power Design brings to life with our partners. With close to 26,000 units under our belt, Power Design knows a thing or two about high-end student housing 


    Scroll and scan to check out just a few of our luxurious student housing projects. ⬇️

    The Standard at Austin - Austin, Texas

    The Standard at Austin sets the standard for student living at an extraordinarily high level. This student housing high-rise offers students attending the University of Texas at Austin more than 550 modern apartments, a resort-style community all within steps of the university campus. Upscale amenities include a pool deck, yoga studio, sauna, cabanas and hammocks, a coffee bar and even outdoor gaming.  

    Standard Austin

    Contractor and Developer: Landmark Properties  

    Delivery Method: Design Assist 

    Scopes of Work: Electrical, Fixtures, Fire Alarm Systems, Low Voltage Systems, DAS

    The Standard at Berkeley - Berkeley, California

    Off-campus housing has risen to a new level with The Standard at Berkeley! From luxury amenities to urban architecture, the UC Berkeley off-campus housing gives students a taste of home while helping them reach their college success. With around 117 high-end units, The Standard at Berkeley offers its residents city-view patio and lounge, state-of-the-art fitness center, private study rooms and academic lounge, and decked-out computer lab.  

    The Standard at Berkeley

    Contractor: Weitz Company  

    Developer: Landmark Properties 

    Delivery Method: Design Assist  

    Scopes of Work: Electrical 

    Aspire - Tucson, Arizona

    Named the #1 University of Arizona’s off-campus student housing, Aspire Tucson provides residents with more than 275 fully furnished stylish units that range from studio apartments to six-bedroom apartments with high-end features. The first-class student housing offers its students a resort-style pool, a 2,8000-square-foot fitness center, and an expansive 11th rooftop deck.  

    Tucson Student Housing - UA High Rise

    Contractor and Developer: The Dinerstein Companies 

    Delivery Method: Design Assist  

    Scopes of Work: Electrical, Fire Alarm Systems 

    First Street Student Housing - College Station, Texas

    First Street Housing will offer Texas A&M University students more than 340 units that range from 450 to 2,300 square feet within walking distance to campus. Students calling First Street home will be able to take advantage of the high-end amenities and the inviting spaces of the pool, gym, and various lounge areas throughout the 16,750-amenity space.  

    First Street Student Housing

    Contractor: Rogers – O’Brien Construction  

    Developer: Parallel Co. 

    Delivery Method: Plans & Specs 

    Scopes of Work: Electrical, Fixtures, Fire Alarm Systems, Low Voltage Systems, DAS 

    Lakeside Village Student Housing - Coral Gables, Florida

    As part of University of Miami’s campus housing expansion, Lakeside Village boasts an impressive 12-acre village that provides the best of campus housing with more than 450 units that around 1,115 students call home. From meditation rooms and game rooms to study areas and outdoor terraces, on-campus housing has never been more luxurious.  

    Village UM Student Housing

    Contractor: Moss & Associates 

    Developer: University of Miami  

    Delivery Method: Design Assist  

    Scopes of Work: Electrical 


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