Shannon Latsko Promoted to Leasing & Marketing Manager at University Village

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10922542_10153276936335756_2139280460006960341_nShannon Latsko, Leasing & Marketing Manager – University Village, Columbus, OH

Shannon was recently promoted to Leasing & Marketing Manager at University Village. She is originally from Dublin, OH. Latsko attended the College of Wooster where she played soccer and studied political science. In her spare time, she enjoys working out, hiking, walks with her puppy, spending time with friends, going on vacation and hanging at the pool. “I have grown so much from my many experiences and encounters at UV.  There is nothing better than building a strong relationship with a resident and embarking with them on their journey at UV. UV is my home! I look forward to managing a great team and my future with Homestead.”


Photos: UV Resident Life Center Opens

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Columbus, Ohio — Columbus Pacific and Homestead U have finished renovations on University Village, a student housing community located near Ohio State University in Columbus.

The $3.5 million renovation included the addition of an 8,000-square-foot clubhouse, featuring a two-story fitness center; study space equipped with private study pods and a cyber lounge; and a downstairs rec room with a coffee bar, a full kitchen, large televisions, a sitting area with a fireplace, and billiards and other gaming.


UV Resident Life Center Set To Open

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Another season of construction winds down at Homestead U! Monument Signage is added to the new Resident Life Center at University Village, and the team is one step closer to moving in. The new Resident Life Center will feature a fitness center, computer lab, leasing offices, coffee bar, bistro, and more! Community Manager, Todd Jessup, said “Back in the day, we didn’t have amenities like this! I’m really excited to share this with the UV community.”


Building on Tradition: University Plaza Apartments added to University Village Portfolio

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CPP and Homestead U teamed up to add University Plaza Apartments, on Stinchcomb Drive, to the University Village roster. This building is comprised of 40 one-bedroom units, and was built in 1965. Tim Taylor, Jerry Taylor and the rest of the UV maintenance team have done a fantastic job of remodeling the foyer, hallways, and common spaces. They are also updating all units with paint, new carpet, flooring, and completely renovated bathrooms and kitchens complete with breakfast bars. The fully rehabbed units will be offered as furnished apartments with utilities included.





Employee Spotlight: Tim Taylor

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Tim_TaylorName: Tim Taylor

Job Title: Senior Maintenance Supervisor

Property: University Village

1.) How long have you been with Homestead?: Three years, this month.

2.) What is your role at Homestead?: Maintenance Supervisor

3.) What is your proudest moment at HA/HU?: The new pool opening. It was my first major project completion.

4.) What is your favorite part about working at HA/HU?: Getting a challenging problem, and finding out how to solve it effectively.

5.) What do you like to do outside of work?: I’m an avid pool player. I am in four pool leagues, and I referee in high level tournaments for APA.

6.) Where are you originally from?: Malaga, Ohio. 25 minutes from St. Clairsville.

7.) What’s on your bucket list?: Base Jumping

8.) What is your favorite line from a movie?: “The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem. Do you understand?” – Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.


New Resident Life Center Coming to University Village

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Building on Tradition

A new Resident Life Center is coming to University Village in 2016! The facility will include a multi-story fitness center, interactive study rooms, plenty of room to lounge and game, professional tanning beds, a state-of-the-art coffee station, and a cyber lounge with computers and printers. The UV team and residents are super excited for this new addition to the community!
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