Aptitude Development to Add 647-Bed Student Housing Community to Meet Growing Demand in Fayetteville, Arkansas Market

ELMWOOD PARK, NJ - Aptitude Development, a national real estate development firm, has started construction on its latest student housing project, The Marshall Arkansas, which will serve the 30,000 students attending the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville with a prime location just steps from campus and unmatched amenities customized to meet student needs.

“We have built The Marshall into a brand that is known for high-end amenities and locations that are close to universities,” said Aptitude Co-Founder and Principal Jared Hutter. “Our successes in Syracuse and Louisville are proof of that. The opportunity to expand The Marshall brand to the growing University of Arkansas fits perfectly into our goal of creating world-class, pedestrian-friendly sites that offer students easy access to campus and the businesses they frequent.”

The 226-unit community is located on nine acres across the street from the university and will include a seven-story building with 300,000 square feet of residential space and 407 parking spaces. The Marshall Arkansas is expected to open in August 2021 and will help meet the growing demand for student housing in Fayetteville as the university continues to grow its enrollment.

“The Marshall Arkansas will help meet the demand for student housing in Fayetteville as the university adds thousands of students to its enrollment,” said Aptitude Principal Brian Rosen, who also manages all preconstruction and construction activities. “We have put together a team of architectural, design and construction experts who bring an extensive background in working on innovative, exciting student housing projects. Work has already started on the site, and we hope to go vertical next month.”

Amenities at The Marshall Arkansas will include a 14,000-square-foot clubhouse with state-of-the art fitness facilities, resident lounges, breakout areas and open-air social space. “The Thought Center,” Aptitude’s branded study lounges, will feature group breakout rooms with smart televisions and white boards, as well as smaller areas with private study corrals catering to the academic success of the residents. The community will also offer a roof deck overlooking the University of Arkansas, a pool, sundeck and an outdoor lounging area.

This is just the latest of Aptitude Development’s student housing projects, which also include The Marshall Louisville, The Marshall Syracuse and The Pier Conway.

Visit www.TheMarshallAR.com to learn more about The Marshall Arkansas. And, see www.AptitudeRE.com for more information about Aptitude Development.

About Aptitude Development: Aptitude is a real estate development firm with projects throughout the country. With a concentrated focus on student housing, Aptitude has been consistently delivering strong risk adjusted returns to its investors through an ornate ability to create value in strategic land sourcing and taking the projects through the approval, design, construction and operation phases.

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