The Courtyards is a new, 896-bed off-campus student apartment community bordering the University of Michigan’s North Campus in Ann Arbor. Opening fall 2008, the community features three, five-story buildings comprised of one, two, three and four bedroom apartments. Apartments are fully furnished and include full-sized kitchen appliances and washers and dryers. The Courtyards offers many community amenities including park-like courtyards, recreational facilities, study and meeting rooms, and a cyber café.
GSI was responsible for the design and installation of the power distribution, lighting, and fire alarm systems, as well as the structured cabling infrastructure and fiber optic backbone for the high speed internet and cable television systems. Project leaders from GSI’s Electrical Services Division and Network Services Division worked together to ensure project success through schedule adherence and efficient resource allocation.