Winter Park Construction Breaks Ground on 416-Unit Student Housing Project Near UCF

02/25/2011

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Winter Park Construction (WPC), (www.wpc.com), one of Orlando's leading locally owned construction companies, has broken ground on University House Central Florida (UCF), an off-campus student housing project located one half-mile from Orlando's University of Central Florida campus.

The 416-unit project is expected to be completed in August 2012 and will create 400 jobs.

University House Central Florida is located on 10 acres at 3100 N. Alafaya Trail, offering easy access to university and city shuttle systems at the University of Central Florida. The one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom apartments range in size from 500 -1,600 square feet. All units will be fully furnished.

University House Central Florida will offer state of the art student-oriented amenities including a large pool and patio deck, fitness center, sand volleyball, basketball court, putting green, clubhouse with multi-media lounge and parking garage.

With more than 20,000 units constructed throughout the country, WPC has a solid reputation in student housing construction. Prior projects include: Hawks Landing, Tampa; Northgate Lakes, Oviedo; and Countryside at The University and University Terrace, both in Gainesville.

The development/management company for University House Central Florida is Dallas-based Inland American Communities (http://www.inlandac.com), one of the nation's leading development, acquisition and management organizations dedicated to the creation of apartment communities in urban-infill and university markets.

The project architect is Humphreys & Partners (http://www.humphreys.com), an urban planning, master planning and land planning firm.

About Winter Park Construction For 37 years, Winter Park Construction (WPC) has delivered innovative thinking and outstanding customer service to clients in the construction industry, with more than $200 million in annual revenue and 1.5 billion square feet of projects completed. WPC's credibility and capacity spans over 20,000 multifamily units, 12,000 timeshare units and 2,500 hotel rooms. WPC provides pre-construction, general contracting, construction management, and green building (LEED certified) services throughout the US. Areas of new construction and renovation specialization include student housing, senior living, multifamily, military housing, hotels and resorts, timeshares and commercial building. For more information contact Winter Park Construction at 407.644.8923 or visit www.wpc.com.

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