U Centre on Turner

U Centre on Turner


  • Columbia, MO

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The U Centre on Turner Apartments project is a 718 bed student housing community located on a 3.81 acre site at the intersection of Providence Rd. & Turner Ave. in Columbia, MO. 

The off-site improvements entail the removal of an existing water service and installation of a new and upgraded water utility service. On-site improvements consists of the installation of water, sewer and storm system utilities that will tie into existing public utilities. The site improvements include the construction of a six story pre-cast concrete parking deck, hardscaping, landscaping and irrigation, asphalt paving, and concrete sidewalks.

The development consist of two 5-story apartment buildings, one integral community center area, one maintenance area and an exterior community pool area.  This 182 unit development consist of five 2 bedroom, 2-bathroom units and one hundred seventy-seven 4-bedroom, 4 bathroom units.  The total gross building area for the community is estimated at 331,203 square feet.

Construction is type 3 wood framed construction with cementitious siding and brick veneer. Roofing is a TPO system. All building slabs are conventionally reinforced with deep grade beams and stem walls. Interior finishes are of painted drywall walls and ceilings with a textured finish, and a mixture of carpet and faux wood flooring. Wood cabinetry and trim with solid surface countertops are installed in all kitchens and bath areas.

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