Development

Customized solutions for your campus housing needs.

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With over 120 communities and more than 80 on-campus housing developments in our portfolio, when it comes to student and faculty housing developments you won’t find a team more experienced than ACC. Whether you’re looking to create new on-campus housing or redevelop an existing property, we’ll work with you to create the communities that bring your vision to life.

Modern communities targeted to
your student populations.

ACC develops a range of properties to meet your needs, including:

  • Modern, traditional, full-service residence halls
  • Upperclassmen apartment and townhome communities
  • Specialized housing for first-year, honors, graduate and international students
  • Greek housing
  • Faculty and staff housing
  • Family housing
  • Mixed-use developments
  • Mid- and high-rise urban communities
  • Sustainable and LEED® certified communities
  • All product types and construction methodologies
LOVING WHAT WE DO

Throughout their collective careers, our senior staff has been involved in the development, acquisition or management of more than 200 student housing properties consisting of more than 133,100 beds.

Our development process begins by understanding your needs, your vision.

Delivering your vision:
Aligning with your mission
Philosophical, cultural, strategic, project specific

Meeting your financial goals
Cash flow, balance sheet, credit impacts

Implementing your development standards
Architectural, program design, material specifications, infrastructure

Fulfilling your operational needs
Governance, residence life, programming, marketing, leasing, facilities maintenance

Built on partnership.

We know you’re looking to choose a partner — not just a proposal. And we’re proud to say more than half of our 80+ on-campus developments have been second engagements. We’ll help you navigate the complexities and find the solutions that fit your goals. We stand by our word and execute on what we promise.

Unit Plans
    • Privacy for study
    • Common areas for interaction
    • Fully furnished
    • Modern kitchens
    • Affordable price
Amenities for Academic Success
    • State-of-the-art technology infrastructure
    • Common areas for group study
    • Floor plans designed for enhanced privacy
Amenities for Wellness
    • State-of-the-art fitness centers
    • Recreational community lounges
    • Organized recreational and social activities
Community Spaces
    • Designed to facilitate regular interaction among residents
    • Pedestrian connections
    • Connections to university amenities

THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE

Fostering potential, facilitating success.

Academic Success

You want your students to succeed. We give them the resources to make it happen. Our communities are designed as academically oriented environments, paired with the latest technology resources.

Healthy Living

Success goes beyond academics. Students need a healthy lifestyle to make the most of their college experience. That’s why we integrate stay-healthy features and amenities for fitness into every community we develop.

Personal Growth

So much of the college experience is about finding who you are – and your place to belong. We support our students in their self-discovery by providing them with a true community for social development and personal growth.

Featured case study

Drexel University and ACC Partnership

President John Fry’s vision to transform Drexel University in Philadelphia into the modern urban university includes addressing an urgent need to expand and upgrade its housing portfolio in response to enrollment growth.

See how it was done

FEATURED CASE STUDY

University of California, Irvine - Nation's Largest Third-party Student Housing Project

Learn how this university transformed itself from a traditional commuter school into a destination residential campus.

See how it was done

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