The Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) South Housing Dormitory 5 Eagle Hall project is the fifth dorm building built on the South Housing Village complex by Manhattan Construction.
The six-story, 183,274-square-foot structure houses 533 students and each suite has three bedrooms, a kitchenette and a living room. The building also includes on-site advising, three classrooms, a game room, mailroom, fitness center, laundry, community kitchen and movie theater.
It is the third LEED Certified project for the FGCU Housing Department. This project achieved LEED Silver Certification. Sustainable features include dual flush water closets, solar hot water heating, T-8 lighting throughout and energy recovery air conditioning units on the roof to treat the outside air.
More than 50% of construction waste was diverted from landfills and recycled.