Commonwealth Hall is an 8-story, 180,600 square foot building that provides 653 beds and includes the University’s Health and Wellness Center on the lower level.

Remington Group, now Avison Young, managed project coordination from concept through close-out.

Our Services

  • Developed the Building Program
  • Developed the Master Project Budget & Schedule
  • Coordinated Municipal Approvals
  • Oversaw Design & Construction
  • Oversaw Vendor Selection / Coordination
    • Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment
    • Network
    • Telecommunications
    • Security & Access Control Systems
  • Close-out Management

Commonwealth Hall was completed ahead of schedule and $2.5 million under budget.

Avison Young also oversaw the construction of five other projects for University Student Housing, LLC – Allegheny, Brandywine and University halls, as well as East Village and Village apartments.


Mike Selby, COO of USH, LLC commented, “Outstanding partnership that resulted in a beautiful housing facility! This excellent project management directly and positively impacted our student experience at WCU. Many thanks AY! 

Theresa John, former CFO of WCU Foundation, said, “The team was a pleasure to work with on this project – experienced, professional, and dependable; not to mention the bonus of finishing on time and under budget! 

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"Their oversight of the details has allowed me to focus on planning the next project.”

Mr. Richard Przywara, Former Executive Director, West Chester University Foundation