Ground breaks on $37 million student housing project in downtown Reno
RENO, Nev. — Spire Construction announced May 31 the completion of sitework and launch of construction for a $37 million student housing development near the University of Nevada, Reno.
Canyon Flats will be a four-story, 158-unit project that will house up to 508 UNR students.
Located at 661 N. Center St. in downtown Reno, the ‘L-shaped’ development will be at the corner of East Sixth Street and North Center Street, across from the Circus Circus Reno.
According to a news release, Canyon Flats will offer fully furnished one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom apartment plans, along with pet-friendly spaces, a rooftop deck with a pool, 24/7 fitness center, study rooms on every floor, coffee bar, cable and Wi-Fi, and covered parking.
Fort Myers, Fla.-based Spire Construction is the general contractor for the $37 million project, which was awarded by student housing developer University Housing Group.
Canyon Flats is scheduled for completion prior to the fall 2020 semester.
Per the agreement, Caesars will continue to operate Harrah’s for the first half of 2020 before it’s redeveloped into a non-gaming hotel and mixed-use development.