University of Nevada, Reno signs contract for two interim housing facilities

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The University of Nevada, Reno has come to an agreement with CA Student Living Reno II, LLC of Uncommon Reno and Cardinal Group Management/Canyon Flats III, LLC of Canyon Flats to lease the 838 student beds needed for the 2020-2021 academic year. Canyon Flats will house approximately 506 University students and residential staff, and Uncommon Reno will house approximately 330 University students and residential staff. Nye Hall, which was taken offline after the July 5, 2019 Argenta Hall explosion, will reopen in August 2020 offering an additional 530 beds to students. Argenta Hall will remain under construction and is on track to reopen in August 2021.

“Our entire Wolf Pack community will forever be grateful to Eldorado Resorts for working with us so quickly to help us provide a comprehensive University residential life experience to 1,300 students after the events that unfolded last July,” Shannon Ellis, vice president for the University’s Division of Student Services, said. “Given how well it worked to lease and operate an entire building as our own, we set out to find spaces that could accommodate a similar need for a smaller group of students. We are excited about the housing options for the next school year and believe students and their families will be as well.”

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