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University Pointe at College Station

Portland, OR

Business Type

Higher-education residential and mixed-use building with apartments, retail, office, and classroom spaces


375,000 square feet

An American Campus Communities project, this new building houses residential apartments on 15 floors, and retail, office and classroom spaces on level one. The 375,000-square-foot building features 982 beds distributed across 283 apartments, dramatically increasing available housing at the swiftly growing university.


SERA Architects


American Campus Communities for Portland State University



  • LEED Gold

Progress Report

Achieved 30% energy efficiency
Achieved 30% potable water efficiency

Special features

  • Variable refrigerant flow system with the ability to share energy between heating and cooling zones
  • Low-flow plumbing fixtures
  • 982 student beds
  • Building pressurization life-safety systems