Georgia State Recognized For Best Dorms in the Country

By Malloy Peterson, vice president of marketing, Carter

ATLANTA (June 28, 2011) – Carter congratulates Georgia State University on being recognized by, a dorm review website, for having the best dorms in the country.

In addition to its overall best dorm ranking, Georgia State’s University Commons housing complex, where Carter served as the owner representative, ranked as the fourth best dorm in the country on the website’s “Dormy Awards.” Based on over 7,100 reviews, the University Commons received five stars in categories including location and convenience, quiet study environments and cleanliness.

GSU_University Commons Completed in September 2007, University Commons is a 2,000-bed student housing facility with a 1,000-car parking deck designed to meet the need of the university’s continued record-breaking enrollment. The university acquired a seven-acre site in Atlanta and through a competitive bid process, Carter was selected to serve as the owner’s representative to assist in the development of the $160 million facility.

During the project, Carter provided a full range of services, including programming, developer selection, financial analysis and design and construction management. Carter also managed the closeout and move-management process upon facility completion.

Congratulations to Georgia State University for having the top student housing facility in the country!


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