West Village Expansion to Start Construction

New undergrad apartments rendering

UC Davis 12/13/18

Construction of the West Village Expansion student housing project at the University of California, Davis, is set to begin before the winter holiday, with a formal groundbreaking ceremony to come in early 2019.

“This project is part of the significant commitment we’ve made to our students and to the community to provide on-campus housing for 100 percent of any growth in new student enrollment,” said UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May. “I’m thrilled we can move forward in the new year.”

UC Davis secured financing for the project through a bond sale that closed Dec. 13. The tax-exempt bonds are financing the full $575 million of project costs, which is the largest-ever bond issue for a single student housing project in the country.....

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