Florida Poly gets go-ahead to build second residence hall

The most recent Florida university got a thumbs-up on a second residential building on its campus.

Florida Polytechnic University, in Lakeland, will complete a 543-bed, 131,000-square-foot, five-story facility in July 2016. It has hired Vestcor Communities Inc. of Jacksonville to build and maintain the facility, which includes an outdoor pool and volleyball courts.

Vestcor handled the university’s first residence hall, which holds more than 400 students. The goal is 750 beds available on campus… …read more