Full Waterloo building at sunset in Austin, Texas.

LV Collective Receives Four Innovator Awards from Student Housing Business

AUSTIN, TEXAS – April 5, 2023 – LV Collective, an Austin, Texas-based real estate investment firm, was honored with four Innovator awards, including the coveted Best New Off-Campus Development > 400 Beds at the Student Housing Business 13th Annual Innovator Awards for its Waterloo project. The awards were presented during the InterFace Student Housing Conference in Austin, Texas, hosted by Student Housing Business magazine. 

“It’s thrilling to see Waterloo honored as a standout property among so many other prestigious projects,” said David Kanne, CEO of LV Collective. “We are proud of the entire team that made this project a reality and grateful for the recognition from Student Housing Business.”

In addition to Best New Development > 400 Beds, Waterloo took home the prize for Best Architecture/Design, Best Interior Design with a budget over $250,000, and Best Marketing and Lease Up Program in the Off-Campus category.  

“This project was a designer’s dream,” said Chelsea Kloss, Director of Interiors and Curation for LV Collective. “Waterloo was designed to create a lifestyle, curate an experience and cultivate memories. We set the bar high and are thrilled to receive this award.” 

Waterloo is the tallest tower in the University of Texas at Austin’s West Campus neighborhood. It is located at 2400 Seton, a few blocks from the University of Texas at Austin. Waterloo totals 229,728 square feet and holds 241 units and 796 beds. A highlight of Waterloo’s lobby experience is Daydreamer Coffee, which serves residents handcrafted espresso drinks, coffee, tea and artisan pastries and snacks. Outfitted with lounge seating, grills, a hot tub and waterfall edge pool that cascades into the city skyline, tenants have access to a rooftop amenity level with unobstructed views of both Downtown Austin, the Hill Country, and UT campus. 

The Innovator Awards honor student housing owners, developers, operators, architects and universities for excellence in student housing development, marketing and operations. More than 200 industry experts judged more than 150 entries in this year’s contest, and 28 Innovator Awards were presented. To view all the award winners, visit: https://studenthousingbusiness.com/the-13th-annual-innovator-awards-honor-best-in-industry/

April 5, 2023
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About LV Collective

LV Collective is an Austin, Texas-based real estate investment firm focused on acquiring, developing, and managing high-quality real estate in superior locations throughout the United States. Since its founding in 2012, LV Collective has expanded the business to include student housing and multifamily assets in excess of $6 billion. For more information, visit: https://lvcollective.com/about. For renderings, logos, headshots, and additional media assets, visit: https://lvcollective.canto.com/.