The North Residence Hall is a  design-build project performed by Granger. The scope is constructing a five-story student housing complex and provide 200 bedrooms for up to 400 students. It will be located in the heart of campus to provide residents with quality housing and easy access to many key campus destinations such as:

  • Student support services
  • The FLITE Library
  • University Center
  • Quad Cafe

Residential rooms, located on floors 2-4, will be semi-suite style with one bathroom per four beds. To enhance the living and learning experience, the first floor will feature classrooms, a mail room, game room, study areas, small group meeting rooms and other community gathering spaces.

Extensive green space, including a large courtyard, appealing exterior and plenty of parking are designed to appeal to incoming students. The building will feature long-lasting materials to provide a 50-year useful life for the University.

Sustainable materials and principles will be utilized to ensure LEED Gold certification.

LOCATION:
Big Rapids, Michigan

COST:
$25.1 million

SQUARE FOOTAGE:
125,000

SERVICE:
Design-Build

START:
August 2016

COMPLETION:
August 2017

ARCHITECT:
Progressive AE