- The Urban Campus team along with REI Habitat (developer) and 813 Capital (investor) won the RFP for the development and management of a 4,800m2 coliving residence.
- Located in the heart of France’s premier university and research hub of the École Polytechnique Université Paris-Saclay and just a walking distance from the prestigious Ecole Polytechnique and other leading sciences and engineering schools.
- The residence will offer 115 studios and a working space aimed at science and technology entrepreneurs.
- It is planned to open at the end of 2023.
Paris, 16th December 2020
Urban Campus, together with REI Habitat (developer) and 813 Capital (investor), have won the RFP for the development and management of a 4,800 m² coliving residence located in the heart of France’s premier university and research hub of the École Polytechnique Université Paris-Saclay. The hub is a walking distance from the prestigious Ecole Polytechnique and other leading sciences and engineering schools, with more than 15% of all research jobs in France located in Paris-Saclay.
The consortium was selected by the government’s planning authority from among 12 candidates, with the project’s exceptional environmental performance being the winning feature. The building, developed by REI Habitat, is a wood construction achieving best-in-class carbon-neutrality standards.
The residence will offer 115 studios and a working space aimed at science and technology entrepreneurs. It is planned to open at the end of 2023.
Maxime Depreux, CDO, expressed that “This project is a testimony of Urban Campus’s ability to focus on the most attractive projects and locations. We constantly innovate to create a residential offer that proposes well-designed spaces with access to services and community. We wish to thank our partner, 813 Capital, for their support and trust”.
CEO, John van Oost added “The management of residential buildings needs to be continuously optimized in order to propose affordable rents to the tenants, whilst delivering reasonable profitability to the property investors. The residences need to be conceived and managed with the highest sustainability, energy consumption, and air quality standards in mind. Dunbar, our proprietary technology is a crucial tool to achieve these objectives.”
Urban Campus in a nutshell
Founded in 2016 by John van Oost and Maxime Armand, Urban Campus redefines the rules of residential housing in major European cities by offering co-living, co-working, and community spaces adapted to new lifestyles.
Read the press release in French: Urban Campus to manage a Coliving residence in L’EPA Paris-Saclay choisit REI Habitat, en groupement avec Urban Campus et 813 Capital, pour un programme à haute exigence environnementale composé d’une résidence en coliving et des bureaux pour nouveaux entrepreneurs sur le Campus urbain de Paris-SaclayParis- Saclay