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The Hillside Commons Promise – For Parents . . . .

We pledge to provide the premier student living community in Oneonta by exceeding the expectations and needs of students . . . and their parents. Hillside Commons presents exceptional design, all new construction, state-of-the-art technology, premium amenities, and experienced professional management that is unparalleled in the market. As a parent, there are many reasons why you will agree that HC is the community where you want your student to live:

Peace of Mind

HC is a student-only community that utilizes premium design features, leading-edge technology and trained professional staff to create a community where students can thrive so that parents can relax. Community access is controlled through an innovative smart-key system that vigorously restricts entry only to residents and their designated guests. The smart-key provides each resident exclusive access onto the property, into the building, out of the lobby, into their apartment and then their bedroom. Numerous video cameras throughout the building and property monitor activities and prevent problems. On-site parking, emergency Blue Lights and premium site lighting provide additional convenience and security. The professional and experienced on-site property management team continuously maintains and services every element of the property and is available 24/7 for immediate response to issues.

A Live / Learn Community

HC embraces a live / learn philosophy that will enhance students' education experience and support their academic success. The fastest internet service in the market is provided in each bedroom and wi-fi is available throughout the building. The Computer Commons offers multiple hardware and software resources including free printing. Multiple study lounges allow for group projects or quiet study and include wall-mounted, supersized monitors. The beautifully finished community spaces allow residents to relax or hang out with friends, and includes a multi-media/gaming room, a café with premium vending and gas fire place, and a recreation room with ping pong, air hockey, and foosball. The private landscaped courtyard creates a great space for gatherings, hanging out with friends and relaxing outdoors. HC's Resident Life staff organizes regular social events and provides supportive and helpful resources.

Value and Convenience

HC offers all-inclusive rent and individual leases, which provides exceptional value and convenience. Rent for HC includes all utilities, furniture and appliances plus many other valuable services and amenities. Individually controlled utilities include electric, heat, hot water, air conditioning, cable TV and wi-fi and each bedroom is wired for internet and cable. Each apartment is fully furnished with premium quality furniture, including a leather sofa, stuffed chair, coffee table and entertainment center, plus a full-size XL bed, large desk with bookshelf, and large built-in closets in the bedrooms. Designer kitchens feature modern appliances, including refrigerator, range, microwave, dishwasher and disposal, plus a full-size washer/dryer for free laundry. Premium amenities are available 24/7 at no charge, including the health-club quality fitness center, state-of-the-art multi-media/gaming room, café and recreation room. Qualified professional maintenance is on call 24/7. Plus, HC utilizes individual leases, so residents are only responsible for their own rent and obligations.

Excellent Location

HC offers a fabulous location. HC is immediately adjacent to the SUNY-Oneonta campus, just a short walk to classes, the library or the Hunt Union. HC will also provide a weekend shuttle to and from the downtown nightlife and nearby shopping centers. HC is also immediate adjacent to the SUCO athletic fields and the College Camp hiking trail.

Professional and Experienced

A premier project starts with experience, professionalism and integrity.

Experienced Development

HC is developed, constructed and owned by the premier development group in the region - Newman Development Group. NDG is a Vestal-based firm with a national reach but a local focus. NDG has developed premium properties across the county for some of the most substantial and demanding clients in the industry, but has also been the largest and most successful development group in the Greater Southern Tier region and has never missed an opening date. NDG developed the extremely successful 371 Twin River Commons and 710-bed University Plaza student housing properties in Binghamton and our real estate group has developed multiple student housing properties across New York State. The principals of HC have been substantial, active and committed supporters of SUNY for many years.

Professional Property Management

HC is professionally managed by one of the nation's premier managers of student housing - Campus Apartments. CA has more than 30,000 beds under management in 24 states serving over 70 colleges and universities, comprising over $1 billion in assets. Since its founding in 1958, CA has maintained a commitment to excellence, integrity and smart growth and remains anchored to its founder's simple mission of providing high quality, well-managed communities that exceed the expectations of the residents, parents, universities and communities they serve.

Trained Experienced Staff

HC's on-site staff are highly qualified, experienced, well trained and strongly supported. Student housing is a unique business that requires industry-specific experience and expertise. The HC management, leasing, operations and maintenance staff are all well experienced in student housing operations. Campus Apartments provides the best training and support in the industry, with comprehensive programs; a national network of experts; and a broad and deep pool of leading-edge resources.

Hillside Commons provides the premier living community in the Oneonta market so your student can thrive and you can relax.