This week’s Dart landed at the intramural fields recently where it found Jennifer McClure, assistant director of marketing for the Department of Student Housing at Ole Miss. (May 25, 2015, Page 1)
Four of the seven Oxford Board of Aldermen voted down a request from city planners to put a moratorium on rezoning requests for developers asking for rezonings to build multi-family developments. (May 20, 2015, Page 1A, 3A)
Yet another developer seeking to rezone property on Old Taylor Road from County Estates to Multi-Family residential was denied Monday by the Oxford Planning Commission.
The Oxford Planning Commission denied a request Monday to rezone property on Old Taylor Road from Country Estate to Multi-Unit for a proposed student housing development. (February 10, 2015, Page 1, 12)
The number of building permits issued for single-family homes more than tripled in 2012, however much of it is due to the increase of student-geared developments. Permits brought in more than $500K in fees in 2012 on properties valued at more than $107 million. (January 25, 2013, Page 1A, 14A)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted 5 to 2 to approve a special exception granting a Planned Unit Development zoning for The Vineyards, a 336-unit subdivision geared toward student living off Old Taylor Road. (April 18, 2012, Page 1)
Two more large $36 million developments were approved by the Oxford Planning Commission that are geared to student living. The Retreat and Blackberry Hills developers both offered to donate $12,500 and $10,000 respectively to the Oxford University Transit system to be included on the bus route. Both developments are veering away from typical apartment complex settings and proposing more single-homes and townhouses. (April 10, 2012, Page 1)