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MIT Plans to Develop 690-Bed Residence Hall for Grad Students

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has submitted plans for a 690-bed residence hall project on the university’s campus in Cambridge.

Located at 269-301 Vassar St., the project will consist of a two-building, 327,000-square-foot development, which will replace a surface parking lot and the MIT Police station. The development is being designed to be targeted towards graduate students.

The university is developing the project with student housing developer, owner and manager American Campus Communities.

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David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector. Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA. David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.