University Circle

University Circle is a 5-acre mixed-use student housing development project in San Luis Obispo. Located adjacent to California Polytechnic University, the design transforms an outdated shopping center into a vibrant student and multifamily housing community. The project features an ensemble of 4- and 5-story buildings with ground floor retail amenities, including shops, restaurants, and a bar. The project also includes thoughtfully designed public spaces that feature educational and cultural programming, oversized games, and a rock-climbing wall.

  • Highlights

  • Conversion of existing auto-oriented shopping center in a sustainable community
  • Programmed public spaces to enhance the local community
  • 176 residential units plus over 50,000 square feet of new commercial and classroom space
  • Robotic stacking parking garage and on-site solar energy generation
  • Generous outdoor amenity spaces with panoramic mountain views

University Circle Plaza
Sitting Area
Site Plan

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