North Branch Construction begins work at 401 Mt. Support Rd.

November 06, 2020 - Northern New England

Lebanon, NH North Branch Construction began site work on a Dartmouth College greenfield site located at 401 Mt. Support Rd. for the construction of four apartment buildings, a clubhouse, and an operations building being developed for Dartmouth by Michaels Student Living, LLC of Camden, N.J. The project will be designed, permitted, constructed, owned, and managed by the developer, Michaels Student Living, LLC, with a long-term ground lease from Dartmouth.

Phase 1 of the project will consist of significant site work and the construction of one four-story apartment building and one four-and-a-half-story building providing a total of 316 beds in 157 various-sized apartment units to be used as off-campus graduate student housing. 

In addition, a clubhouse will be constructed in Phase 1 and will offer a community gathering space, fitness facilities, mail and package delivery services, and work and office space for use by residents and as an on-site management office for Michaels Student Living. The unique project allows for Dartmouth to have exclusive rental for Dartmouth graduate students through May each year. After this date, any available units can be marketed to non-Dartmouth graduate students utilizing an approved waterfall. The project is slated to open in August 2022.

Phase 2 of the project will include construction of the remaining two four-story apartment buildings providing a total of 326 beds in 152 apartment units of various sizes and an operations building that will provide office space for the development’s operations manager, as well as a work area and storage space for the facility’s maintenance team. 

JSA Design of Portsmouth, N.H. is the architectural design firm on the project and Vanasse Hangen Brustlin of Bedford, N.H. is the civil and landscape engineer. 

Michaels Student Living is part of The Michaels Organization, a national leader in residential real estate with full-service capabilities in development, property management, construction, and finance, dedicated to creating housing solutions that lift lives.

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