A Twist On Traditional Student Housing Comes To Halifax

HALIFAX—Construction has begun on a 141-unit building in North End Halifax destined to be a new kind of student housing.

The six-storey complex is going up beside the Dalhousie University campus on Seymour Street. It’s being purpose-built for the city’s student population and offered as an alternative to the typical suite of student housing options.

The company behind the project is Werkliv, a real estate development firm that exclusively builds student housing.

As Werkliv’s Maggie Terrone explains, the company aims to offer viable (and relatively affordable) alternatives to students moving out of university residences. …[Read More]