York University Quad Student Housing Complex

Owner: York University

Consultant: ARK Inc.

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Delivery Method: Lump Sum

Value: $ 65m

Description: The Quad student housing community will have 800 beds in two six-storey buildings. The new buildings will feature modern suite-style units with kitchens, and many of the private bedrooms will have their own ensuite washrooms. Amenities, including lounges, outdoor courtyards, games rooms and fitness facilities will round out the Quad. The project also includes a two-storey retail building that will frame a new publicly accessible square at the centre of the project. The south side of Pond Road will be a pedestrian-friendly environment, with generous sidewalks and a tree-lined “greenway.”