Owner/developer: College Town International LLC (Los Angeles)
General contractor: Crossland Construction Co. Inc.
Architect: Hollis and Miller Architects Inc. (Kansas City) and H Design Group LLC
Engineers: Hollis and Miller, structural; Olsson Inc., civil; and Henderson Engineers Inc. (Kansas City), mechanical, electrical and plumbing
Size: 245,000 square feet
Estimated cost: $37.7 million
Estimated completion: July 2021
Project description: Los Angeles-based developer College Town International LLC is building a five-story, 194-unit complex at the site of the former Arbor motel on St. Louis Street. A mostly vacant lot for over a decade, the property is adjacent to The Old Glass Place and across the street from the Discovery Center of Springfield Inc. Dubbed STL 505, the complex is designed with layout options from studios to four-bedroom apartments tailored for students. The $50 million total development features two courtyards, an indoor half-court basketball facility and underground parking.
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