Michael Short on the advantages of delivering a portion of Park West beds early
Industry magazine Building Design + Construction
featured Park West, Servitas’ project in College Station, TX. The article, titled “Massive student housing project in Texas will be ready this Fall
,” features the partnership between Servitas and The Weitz Company and its ability to deliver a portion of Park West beds early.
Michael Short, Servitas Executive Vice President and COO, said opening 144 beds a year before project delivery establishes Park West’s culture among its residents and builds awareness and interest among the student body.
“When Weitz came to us and said that by moving a few things around, we could have these beds ready earlier than planned, of course we were excited,” Short said.
About Servitas: Servitas, LLC is a privately owned company focused exclusively on student housing development and property management. At the forefront of the privatized collegiate housing industry since its earliest days, Servitas is a leader in the full spectrum of student housing and student-centric mixed-use developments. Focused on providing the highest level of service to its higher education clients, Servitas has served more than 45 schools across the US with projects ranging from $7 million to $370 million in total cost. The firm provides its clients with the full suite of development services: market and demand research, financial structuring (including public-private partnerships), program development, construction administration, and property management. Servitas believes each project is special, and so its senior leadership dedicates significant hands-on time to each and every one. Servitas’ corporate offices are located in Dallas and Houston. Visit Servitas.com.