Shippensburg U. to begin $200M housing projectPosted by in Academic
Central Penn Business Journal
November 18, 2011
By Holly White
The construction will be the largest development project in the Shippensburg Township school’s history, according to the release.
The project partners are Shippensburg University Student Services Inc., an independent organization for the college’s students; and Philadelphia-based Campus Apartments, a college housing management company.
Phase 1 includes three buildings with 924 beds, a wellness center, multi-purpose rooms and space for the university’s honors program, the school said. The first building will be 104,694 square feet, the second 85,765 square feet and the third 115,977 square feet.
When the project is complete, it will accommodate 2,700 residents at the Cumberland County school, spokeswoman Kelsey Ruane said in an email.
The architect for the project is Massachusetts-based Cube 3 Studio and the general contractor is Fortune-Johnson Inc. in Atlanta. The school is using consulting engineering firm Greenman-Pedersen Inc. in New York.