PEAK CAMPUS AWARDED MANAGEMENT AT UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS

Mar 02, 2015

Atlanta, GA – Peak Campus Management is pleased to announce that as of November 2014 it has been selected as property manager for The Rockland, formally Campus Court at Naismith, in Lawrence, Kansas.  The 647-bed pet-friendly project, located less than a mile from campus, was built in two phases, in 1986 and 2006 when it was converted to student housing.  The Rockland serves the students of University of Kansas.

With a $3.5 million dollar property improvement plan, The Rockland is poised to be a high-quality housing option in Lawrence at an affordable price point.  The one and two-bedroom units are receiving new counter tops, plank flooring in select units, and will now offer furnished options.  Upgrades to common area amenities include an expanded two-story fitness center, larger swimming pool, new fire pit area/grilling area, larger dog park, new security gates, paved driveways, new LED lighting throughout and a new tanning room.  Additional amenities available to the residents include a dedicated shuttle bus to and from campus, an indoor and outdoor basketball court, a computer lab and study rooms.

“We are thrilled to expand our presence at the University of Kansas, a market at which we have enjoyed a great deal of success, and to grow our partnership with our clients,” said Bob Clark, President at Peak Campus.  “The Peak organization is dedicated to delivering a world-class property management platform at The Rockland with market-leading customer service, an improved leasing experience and refreshed energy that students and their parents will enjoy.”

The Rockland was acquired by Collegium as part of their rapidly growing platform.  Benjamin Macfarland, Partner at Collegium said, "We are proud to continue our strategic partnership with Peak Campus and are excited for the potential at The Rockland."

For leasing information, please visit our website at www.therocklandku.com or call us at (785) 842-5111.

Peak Campus, operating through a group of affiliated companies, is an institutional-grade property management company, based in Atlanta, Georgia, focused exclusively on the student housing industry.  The companies' experienced professionals offer an unmatched ability to execute on strategies consistent with the goals and long term investment strategies of their partners.  The Companies currently oversee over 70 assets at over 37,000 beds, with a combined valuation of more than $2 billion for investors nationwide, making them the second largest private operator in the United States.  For more information about Peak Campus and its affiliates' full array of real estate solutions, please visit www.PeakCampus.com.