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The Hub will offer 289 apartment
units and 1,800 square feet of
will also overlook Chauncey Hill Mall, a strip mall filled with bars,
fast-food places and school apparel shops.
The Hub itself will bring more store options to the area, with 1,800
square feet of ground-floor retail. Additionally, the building will
have a three-story internal parking garage with 168 spaces and two
Creating a Community
Mixed-used luxury living has become the hallmark of Core Spaces,
which is focused on developing and managing housing in educational markets. The West Lafayette development is the latest in a line
of successful projects under Core Spaces' Hub on Campus label, its
"From world-class amenities and progressive design to impeccable client service with a community focus, we create spaces where
people want to be," Core Spaces says. "Our projects are thoughtfully
designed, developed and managed, creating extraordinary lifestyle
experiences that are as unique as their respective cities."
With the Hub on Campus brand, Core Space's goal is to create
thriving communities for students. Hub on Campus projects have
already been completed at the University of Oregon, the University
of Arizona, the University of Wisconsin, the University of South Carolina and the University of Mississippi. Each is designed with every
facet of college life in mind, and the same will be true at Purdue.
Although it sits at the top of Chauncey Hill - the social corridor for
Boilermaker nightlife and Breakfast Club on football Saturdays - the
building will be a community onto itself. The Hub will feature a
resort-style sundeck and pool, a fitness center, virtual fitness classes,
a steam room and tanning salon, fire pits and barbecue stations, a
business center and a study lounge.
The look of the apartment building will match its resort-like
amenities, with standard features such as custom furniture, quartz
counters, full kitchens, stainless steel appliance, Bluetooth showerhead speakers, in-unit washers and dryers and a 50-inch television
in every living room. Residents in more luxurious units will also enjoy rainfall showerheads, in-unit sound systems, Nest thermostats,
private terraces and 60-inch televisions equipped with Apple TV.
"We understand that development doesn't end with the building,
but with constructing a place to live that truly feels like home," Core
Interest in how The Hub will contribute to the transformation of
the Chauncey Hill area already has its developers considering future
projects. Up Campus Properties and Core Spaces are planning another joint venture project for the new downtown area, The Hub Plus,
an 11-story, 630-bed apartment complex with 13,200 square feet of
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