Project News & Updates

View the latest news and updates about the new Student Housing Village.

The planned 540,000-square-foot project is comprised of 25 interconnected buildings and a multitude of outdoor spaces including a grand courtyard, study spots, recreational spaces and outdoor patios overlooking the courtyard.

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Student Housing Village opening delayed until fall 2020

August 30, 2018 - UM’s new Student Housing Village, currently under construction, will not open to students until fall 2020. The complex was originally scheduled to open next fall. | The Miami Hurricane


Student Housing Village Goes for the Gold

April 22, 2018 - UM’s new Student Housing Village is expected to achieve LEED Gold certification when it opens in Fall 2019 | More


Live Construction Cameras

March 26, 2018 - Take a look inside the construction zone and follow the village's progress in real-time. | More


Construction begins on new Student Housing Village

February 28, 2018 - Concrete trucks arrived on the site last week and began pouring concrete into the massive 300-cubic-yard pits that will serve as foundational footings for the building’s stilt-like supports. | More


Student Housing Village approved by Coral Gables Board of Architects

May 18, 2017 - The City of Coral Gables Board of Architects granted its final administrative approval today for the new Student Housing Village to be built at the University of Miami. | More


Site work begins to prepare for new student housing and School of Architecture studio

May 3, 2017 - The City of Coral Gables Board of Architects provided their preliminary approval for the housing village on March 27, paving the way for the project to begin its initial demolition phase. | More


Scale model arrives at Office of Admission

March 9, 2017 - An impressive scale model of the new Student Housing Village was installed Wednesday in the University of Miami Office of Admission lobby. | Photos


University of Miami announces plans to construct new Student Housing Village

Jan. 27, 2017 - The City of Coral Gables Development Review Committee heard a presentation Friday from the University of Miami to put in motion the development and construction of a new housing project on the Coral Gables campus. The new Student Housing Village, presently slated to begin operation in Fall 2019, is estimated to cost $155 million and is planned to sit on more than 8 acres of land on the southeastern corner of Lake Osceola. The proposed site stretches from the campus lake southward to Ponce de Leon Boulevard and westward to Merrick Drive. | More