Olympia Place is a privately developed five-story, 98,000 SF wood construction (Type III) residential building composed of 73 apartments of mixed unit types. Located on a site adjacent to the UMass, it has been designed in a transitional zone between the campus and residential neighborhoods. The gabled ends present a domestic scale to the neighborhood to fit harmoniously with its neighbors. Programmatically, the building is tailored to the college town market, offering study rooms, communal work tables, a café, a fitness center, ample bike storage and parking for a car share vehicles. The project is in association with Holst Architecture of Portland, OR and is on track to earn Gold certification under the LEED for Homes Multi-family Mid-rise Program. Olympia Place was completed with Holst Architecture of Portland, OR.