Gilbane Building Company and Pride Enterprises, Inc. celebrated the topping off of The Standard at Philadelphia, a new 280-unit luxury student housing project in University City.

From Gilbane Building Company:

Gilbane is providing construction management at-risk services for the construction of the 18-story tower located adjacent to the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University at 119 South 31st Street. The new 280-unit, 802-bed mid-rise building will feature upscale finishes, including gourmet kitchens, quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, hardwood-style laminate floors, and large closets. Floor plans range from studios to six-bedroom units. Community amenities include a fitness center, a sports simulator, an elevated pool and hot tub deck, a sauna, computer labs, a study lounge, a clubhouse, a grill station, and a gaming lounge. The complex will also have more than 3,000 SF of retail space on the Upper 30th Street level.

Under Gilbane’s mentorship, Pride Enterprises Incorporated (PEI) is managing the interior fit-out and finish trades for the project. The partnership between Gilbane Building Company and PEI spans over five years and has included projects such as Live! Casino and Hotel Philadelphia, Vare Recreation Center renovation, and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Schuylkill Avenue Research Building.