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DECEMBER 1, 2010
Florida Keys Community College New Student Housing Coming Next Year



Florida Keys Community College is working with Student Suites to build its very first student housing.

“We’re very excited,” FKCC President Larry Tyree said in a prepared statement. “On-campus student housing tremendously enriches the student life experience, and we’re looking forward to bringing that enhancement to FKCC.”

The 3-story, 30,000 sq. ft. building will contain 100 total beds for students. There will be 20 typical units, each containing four bedrooms, two baths, with a common living area that includes a galley type kitchen. There will also be four atypical units that will include five bedrooms.

Among other things, the housing unit will include:
  • Full furnished rooms
  • Secured covered parking under building for 40 vehicles/60 bike or motorbikes
  • Reinforced concrete masonry structure to meet hurricane standards
  • Key-less main exterior entry
  • Security cameras
  • WiFi
  • Meeting/seminar room
  • Central laundry services
  • Study rooms on each floor
  • Exercise room
  • Outside BBQ/student gathering area with picnic tables