New OLLU Residence Hall

Location: San Antonio, Texas
Client: Our Lady of the Lake University
Completion Date: est. September 2017
General Contractor: Jordan Foster
Project Size: 93,615 SF
Number of Units: 65 beds/234 residents
Structural Engineer: Datum Engineers
MEP Engineer: Big Red Dog
Civil Engineer: Big Red Dog
Landscape Architect: TBG Partners
Telecom: ABY Group

The new Residence Hall is OLLU’s first new co-ed dormitory in more than 20 years.  The 93K+ SF facility accommodates 234 residents in 65 two- and four-bedroom apartment-style suites.  Located adjacent to the new city park along Elmendorf Lake, the Residence Hall includes approximately 5K SF of office and amenity spaces, including an Internet café, fitness and yoga rooms, a multi-purpose room, laundry facilities and study rooms.

Units are configured around a courtyard, which includes amenities such as a sand volleyball court, a gas fire pit and a common use BBQ grill. The units also feature private bedrooms with shared kitchen and living room space and residents share a bathroom with only one other roommate regardless of which floor plan they choose.