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Recipient of the Development Excellence Award for Student Housing Development by the Urban Task Force of Sydney, 15-25 Regent Street is a new ground-up construction property comprising approximately 69,000 square feet, in a seven-story above ground structure with two additional underground levels. Completed in 2010, the structure was built to accommodate student housing, office and classroom space for Boston University. This property also incorporates street-level retail to serve as an amenity to building residents and includes 12 underground parking spaces and bike storage. The building is served by three elevators, and has separate entrances and lobbies for the residential and office components. The residential component includes a total of 44 apartment-style single bedroom residences accommodating 164 students, each with individual bedrooms, as well as a two-bedroom manager’s unit. The office/classroom area contains a total of 1,411 square meters including a 160-seat auditorium. A rooftop terrace with function space and a professional kitchen serves as an additional amenity to this facility, along with numerous student lounges, computer rooms and laundry facilities. Construction commenced in the spring of 2009, and was completed ahead of schedule in December 2010.