The Project

Conveniently located on University Avenue, Sweetwater is only one block from the University of Florida campus. This urban development perfectly complements the student resident lifestyle with quality amenities and finishes. Sweetwater is a mid-rise development, consisting of 144 units and 502 beds spanning 10 stories. The project has residential space on each floor, as well as space on the ground level and top level allocated to resident amenity and activation spaces. Bike and scooter parking are available in addition to structured parking.

Student Housing
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1225 W. University Ave., Gainesville, FL

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Student-Centric Spaces,Alluring Amenities

Sweetwater offers carefully curated amenity spaces to meet the modern student’s every need. The ground level is marked by a vibrant, bustling lobby complete with an integrated coffee shop (Daydreamer Cafe) and a variety of study spaces. Just upstairs, the second-floor study mezzanine offers multiple private study spaces and conference rooms, perfect for collaboration or solo work. Additionally, the third and fourth floors each feature two additional study rooms.

Sweetwater’s fitness center, located on the second floor, is fully equipped with the latest cardio and weight machines. The cardio space is complete with treadmills, stair steppers, and ellipticals, while the weight area includes a squat rack, kettlebells, dumbbells, barbell racks, and more.

Daydreamer Cafe at Sweetwater
Lobby at Sweetwater

One of Sweetwater’s most alluring amenities is its rooftop pool deck. The 10th floor deck faces west overlooking UF campus, and features a hot tub, sun shelf with chaise lounges, a cabana complete with two grills, and a dining table for impromptu gatherings. Also located on the top floor is Sweetwater’s rooftop lounge, which opens up to the rooftop pool deck.

“This isn’t student living as usual.
Welcome to the sweet life.”

Yoga Studio at Sweetwater

On the top floor, you will also find Sweetwater’s yoga studio and saunas. The yoga studio is an airy, light-filled space complete with mats, blankets, blocks, and floor-to-ceiling windows, with two spacious saunas in the next room.

Sweetwater’s interior design utilizes a light and bright color palette, playing to the Florida sunshine.

Daydreamer Mezzanine at Sweetwater
Kitchen at Sweetwater
Rooftop club room at Sweetwater
Fitness center at Sweetwater
Collaboration table in the study mezzanine at Sweetwater

Dreamy Floor Plans for Any Lifestyle

The project includes a diverse selection of floor plans ranging from studios to six-bedroom units. The unit mix was carefully curated to appeal to a wide range of students.

Living room at Sweetwater

With modern interiors and plentiful amenities, plus a convenient central location, Sweetwater draws in University of Florida students and complements the college lifestyle.

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Lobby at Sweetwater
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Lobby of Sweetwater, a student housing project in Gainesville, Florida
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