Active Projects

 
 
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The Grid – Buffalo, New York

217 units | 232 beds

DEVELOPMENT / CONSTRUCTION

The Grid is a purpose-built graduate student and young medical professional housing project targeting students attending University at Buffalo medical, nursing, and other health care related programs. The project also caters to the young medical professional seeking to live in walking distance to the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus comprised of numerous hospitals, clinics, and laboratories and home to thousands of professional jobs. This project is primarily studio and one bedroom units with an incredible roof-top terrace with unimpeded views of downtown Buffalo.

 
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Rails on Main — Buffalo, New York

322 Units | 354 Beds

Development/Construction

Rails on Main is a purpose built student housing project targeting Graduate students attending University at Buffalo.  This project involves brownfield remediation, renovating existing buildings, and new construction.  We are also introducing micro units to the Buffalo market through this project. 

 
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The Point on Flamingo — Las Vegas, Nevada

189 Units | 388 Beds

Value Add/Reposition

The Point on Flamingo is an existing apartment community comprised of nearly 200 units that shares 2 property lines with UNLV.  The property was being operated as multi family when Blackfish purchased the asset.  The property is being repositioned as premium student housing in a truly Fortress location.

 
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The Lodges at Glenwood — Provo, Utah

192 Units | 1,154 Beds

Acquisition/Value Add

The Lodges at Glenwood was a purpose built student housing project built in 1976 targeting undergraduate students attending Brigham Young University.  The Project involved substantial renovation in 2005, renovating existing buildings facades and roofing systems, adding central heating and AC in each unit, as well as up-dating interior finishes and FF&E. 

 
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Raintree Commons — Provo, Utah

154 Units | 924 Beds

Development/Construction

Raintree Commons was a purpose built student housing project built in 1978 targeting undergraduate students attending Brigham Young University.  The Project involved substantial renovation in 2004, renovating existing buildings facades, as well as up-dating interior finishes and FF&E.  

 
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Cambridge Court — Provo, Utah

162 Units

Development/Construction

Cambridge Court is a purpose built student housing project targeting Graduate students attending Brigham Young University.  Project involved new construction in 1992 of what at the time was considered an innovative micro unit design introduced to the Provo market through this project.  It was the first of it’s kind and has proven to be highly successful.

 
 

Past Projects

 
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Riviera Apartments — Provo, Utah

134 Units | 544 Beds

Acquisition/Value Add

Riviera Apartments is a purpose built student housing project targeting undergraduate students attending Brigham Young University.  Riviera was a high performing asset, sold in 2005 after 17-years of ownership. 

 
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University Villa — Provo, Utah

124 Units | 514 Beds

Acquisition/Value Add

University Villa was a substantial renovation inside and out.  The transformation of the property propelled it to higher occupancy and strong rent growth providing strong returns to investors.  Sold in 2005.

 
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Campus Palms — Tampa, Florida

230 Units | 572 Beds

Acquisition/Value Add

Campus Palms was built as low-income multi family housing. Its proximity to University of South Florida was a compelling reason to acquire it and convert it to student housing.  After substantial renovation and operational changes, the property has become a successful student housing community

 
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Retreat @ 1000 Apache — Tempe, Arizona

124 Units | 317 Beds

Development/Construction

The Retreat was designed as a pedestrian mixed use project proximate to Arizona State University.  Explosive enrollment growth at ASU and high rental rates made this a compelling opportunity that was acquired by Campus Crest in 2011. 

 
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Retreat @ 1200 Plum — Fort Colins, Colorado

197 Units | 451 Beds

Development/Construction 

The Retreat @ Plumb was designed in a fortress location adjacent to Colorado State.  Campus Crest purchased this project as part of a portfolio transaction in 2011.

 
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Ritz Classic Apartments — Salt Lake City, Utah

314 Units

Development/Construction 

Ritz Classic was an urban infill transit oriented development in Salt Lake City near University of Utah.  Although not specifically designed as student housing, Ritz Classic was designed to appeal to this demographic group.  A Blackfish partner, Mr. Earl, acquired, designed, and entitled the project on behalf of Weidner Apartment Homes.