Kutztown University New Sacony Commons

Project Name

Sacony Commons Student Housing


Reading, PA

Project Description

To relieve issues of overcrowding, Quandel was selected as the Design-Builder on the Sacony Commons project, which is located near and serves the students of Kutztown University. The project consisted of a structural metal stud framing system to meet fire safety regulations. The three-story housing complex includes 18 fully furnished three-bedroom apartments. The rental units are garden-style apartments and fully equipped with a living room, dining area, kitchen, full bathroom, powder room, dishwasher, and washer and dryer. In addition, each unit of the complex is fully sprinklered. Sacony Commons was well-received by students and completed on-schedule and within budget.

Square Footage

18,000 Sq. Ft.

Owner’s Name

Kutztown Associates, LP


Burkavage Design Associates

Quandel’s attention to detail and follow up has created a new standard for privatized off-campus student housing serving the needs of Kutztown University students. Dealing with a complex two-phase project, built on an environmentally sensitive site near the Sacony Creek, the Quandel team assisted our partnership at each step of the planning, approval, and construction phase. Sacony Commons’, Phase I opened on time and within budget and Phase II construction will complete the entire 159-bed, 54 apartment student housing project by summer of 2005. We look forward to working with Quandel’s team on future projects in this growing market segment. They are first-class!
Dennis G. Dunn, Managing Partner