PEAK CAMPUS AWARDED MANAGEMENT OF THE BUCKINGHAM – ADDS 430 BEDS IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
Mar 22, 2019
ATLANTA, GA (March 22nd, 2019) – Peak Campus, one of the nation’s leading student housing operators and developers, announced that it has been awarded management of The Buckingham, a 129-unit, 430-bed property serving students at the University of Illinois – Chicago, among twenty other schools within a mile radius of the property. This is the fifth property managed by Peak Campus in the Chicago market and expands the Company’s footprint to over 3,200 total beds in the city.
Located across the street from Grant Park in the South Loop area of downtown, The Buckingham offers students a truly unique off-campus housing experience not found elsewhere. The community offers students the choice between studio, one-, two-, three-, and four-bedroom floorplan styles. Each unit comes fully furnished with a modern furniture package in the common areas and bedrooms, including a 42” flatscreen television. They also include a fully appointed appliance package, an energy efficient stackable washer and dryer, free wireless hi-speed internet, and a premium cable package with over 50 channels for students to enjoy. Amenities at The Buckingham were designed with comfort and convenience in mind. Students can take advantage of the spacious fitness center to get a work-out in, catch a movie at the on-site movie theater, or take in the incredible views of Lake Michigan from the sky-lounge. The Buckingham further provides amble bike storage for students and is located one block from public transportation hubs, allowing tenants to easily get to and from class or make the most of everything downtown Chicago has to offer.
“Our proven track record and success in the Chicago market made this an ideal opportunity to pursue, and we are thrilled to add a fifth Chicago asset to our portfolio,” said Bob Clark, Chief Executive Officer. “We want to extend a warm welcome to the students and staff at The Buckingham, and we are excited to provide an unmatched standard of service to the students, parents, and University community at the University of Illinois – Chicago.”
For more information about The Buckingham, please visit www.thebuckinghamchicago.com.
ABOUT PEAK CAMPUS
Peak Campus, operating through a group of affiliated companies, is an institutional-grade property management and development 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 its partners. The Companies’ have developed over 15,000 beds of purpose-built student housing, and currently manage over 50,000 beds with a combined valuation of more than $3.0 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