By Katie Dougherty, senior marketing coordinator, Carter
ATLANTA (May 26, 2011) – At the end of next month, the College of Coastal Georgia’s first student housing project in the school’s history will be complete. The facility, designed to resemble the architecture of the other buildings on campus, overlooks the school’s lake and courtyard. Upon completion, the school will test run the 352-bed facility when a high school band camp stays there this July. Students will begin moving into the building early this August for the fall semester that begins on August 15, 2011.
The construction ran smoothly and the building will be completed a month ahead of schedule. The project has realized approximately $300,000 in savings and the college is reinvesting the money in the project to make additional upgrades to the building.
“The College of Coastal Georgia is extremely excited to open the first residence hall on campus in fall 2011,” said Michael Butcher, the College’s Director of Residence Life and Housing. “Our residence hall, Lakeside Village, is a key component of the traditional student experience. It has been great to work with Carter throughout this process to develop a living-learning environment for our students. They have taken many steps to ensure that the project runs very smoothly and they have shown exceptional attention to detail. The students are extremely excited to move into Lakeside Village!”
This project is one of three projects Carter has managed on campus. The Health and Science building opened earlier this year and the new Student Campus Center will be complete later this summer.