American Campus Communities At A Glance

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American Campus Communities (ACC) is the nation’s largest developer, owner and manager of high-quality student housing communities.

Whether we’re creating a new development, upgrading an acquired property, or partnering with a university to develop or manage on-campus housing, our goal is the same: deliver the best possible experience for students – at every price point.

And it’s not just about great living spaces and great amenities. It’s about giving students the resources and environment they need to succeed, both academically and personally.


Lightview Northeastern
- Jul 30, 2019

Lightview Northeastern Nearly Complete Northeastern University's new massive dorm, Lightview, is nearly complete with finishing touches wrapping up as over 800 students are expected to move in this fall. Lightview offers a variety of 1-4 bedroom apartments along with a host of amenities for residents including a fitness center, entertainment and study lounge areas, and an academic success center. The new building is located just minutes from the NU campus and steps from the Ruggles MBTA station.

Lightview Northeastern
- Apr 25, 2019

Northeastern's New Residence Hall Fully Leased for Fall as Construction Continues Northeastern University's new Residence Hall, Lightview may still be under construction but the project is already fully leased for the upcoming fall semester. The 21-story tower will include 221 student housing units with a total of 812 beds. Interior finishing is ongoing for the 1, 2, 3, and 4 bedroom units. Resident amenities will include a social lounge, a recreation, and gaming area and a fitness center. Lightview is set to open this fall. 

Lightview Northeastern
- Jan 07, 2019

Exterior Work Wrapping up for Lightview, Northeastern's New Residence Hall Exterior finishing is wrapping up on the final section of Northeastern's new residence Hall, Lightview. With opening expected this fall, the waitlist is now open for this plush student housing. Lightview will offer over 800 beds across an array of 1 through 4 bedroom floor plans. This project will also feature a host of amenities including a 24 hr fitness center and student lounge.

Lightview Northeastern
- Nov 01, 2018

Window Install & Exterior Work Continue for New NU Dorm Construction continues for Northeastern's upcoming 21-story dorm along Columbus Avenue in Roxbury.  When complete, the large project will include 812 beds along with a host of student amenities including a lounge gaming area and fitness center. American Campus Communities, the nation’s largest student housing developer,  will manage the building upon opening.  Construction is expected to be complete in August 2019.

Lightview Northeastern
- Aug 08, 2018

Exterior Work Ongoing at Northeastern's New Mega Dorm Exterior work continues on Northeastern University's new 21 story student housing complex on Columbus Avenue in Roxbury.  The $160 million project will include a total of 812 beds spread throughout a mix of two and four bedroom apartments.  Residents will also have access to 12,000 sf of common amenity space and a fitness center.  The ground floor will house 3,000 sf of retail.  American Campus Communities will manage the tower once complete.

Lightview Northeastern
- Feb 07, 2018

New Northeastern University student housing tower, one of Roxbury’s tallest buildings, tops off Northeastern University’s new 21-story student housing tower, located at 10 Burke Street in Roxbury steps from Ruggles Station, has topped off, becoming one of Roxbury’s tallest buildings. The $160 million tower will contain 221 student housing units for Northeastern students, and is Boston’s first ever dormitory financed by a private developer; Northeastern has partnered with American Campus Communities to build the tower. With the final beam now in place, installation of exterior finishes will begin along the tower’s facade. The tower will include resident amenities such as recreation and gaming areas and a fitness center, in addition to approximately 3,000 square feet of ground-floor commercial space. Construction of the tower began last Summer, and is expected to last approximately two more years. The following is a video of the tower’s topping-off: The final beam is up at the site of our Columbus Ave student apartments.— Northeastern U. (@Northeastern) February 7, 2018

Lightview Northeastern
- Jul 17, 2016

Northeastern University Columbus Avenue Student Housing Project approved for constructionThe Boston Redevelopment Authority approved Northeastern University's Columbus Avenue Student Housing Project for construction at last Thursday’s board meeting. Developed by Northeastern University and American Campus Communities, the $160 million project will construct a 21-story tower containing 221 student housing units with a total of 812 beds, in addition to approximately 3,000 square feet of ground-floor retail. Construction could start this year; John Moriarty & Associates is the project's construction manager.The following is the link to the Draft Project Impact Report (DPIR) for the Columbus Avenue Student Housing Project. More information about the project is posted below.

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