Maclab has delivered a new purpose-built student residence to the Edmonton
The 20-storey Laurent building is situated next to the University of Alberta
campus and within walking distance of all of its facilities. The development includes
6,600 square feet of street-level commercial space.
Housing units are available to U of A students and others attending nearby
universities and colleges.
The tower contains 175 units and 493 beds. Two floors featuring one- and
two-bedroom units are dedicated to graduate students. The remaining floors are
available to undergrads and have various layouts, including studios and
two-bedroom and four-bedroom suites.
Amenities include a fitness centre, yoga studio, outdoor terrace, integrated
smart technology and co-working spaces
Construction was completed September 1 by Ledcor and occupancy has begun. Maclab,
an Edmonton-based investor and developer, will continue to own and manage the
Monte Stewart serves as Content Director - Canada for Connect Commercial Real Estate.
Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Monte provides daily news coverage of major Canadian commercial real estate markets, including Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Calgary. He has written about the real estate sector for various media outlets and Avison Young since the early 2000s.
In addition, he has covered sports, general news and business for several leading wire services and publications, including The Canadian Press, The Associated Press, The Calgary Herald, The Globe and Mail, Research Money, The Daily Oil Bulletin, Natural Gas World and The Toronto Star.
Monte is active in his community as a youth basketball coach and raises funds for such charitable causes as Movember.