Thanks for the warm welcome. Yes, I hear it is geared more towards students. Nice to have more rental options in UD that cater to a more diverse crowd.Love this kind of density, and having it a block off University Ave is great. The materials are so-so, but like @UrbanWarrior mentioned, maybe it's geared to students and will have more affordable rents. Would be nice to have some more affordable housing stock in U/D
I don't think there's an issue with the palette. There are four different materials for a fairly large building, and none of them are particularly bad.A different palette and pattern shouldn't break the budget. Something more basic usually doesn't end up much cheaper in my experience across Canada.. The foreign student population in Canada went from roughly 150,000 to 600,000 in about 5 years before the pandemic hit. That was a lot of housing in all budgetary ranges needed in a very short period.