Phase one of the Water Campus has been completed. Headquarters for the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, The Center for Coastal and Deltaic Solutions on the river, the LSU Center for River Studies, infrastructure and Water Street, the new main thoroughfare through the campus have all been completed. Signal lights, landscaping, bike racks, and landscaping are all underway. A new bike share station has also been installed at the foot of the ramp to the Center for Coastal and Deltaic Solutions on River Road.
1200 Brickyard Lane is our newest multi-tenant Class A office building has recently been completed. Some tenants have moved in and there is still space available for lease.
Recently completed, 200 Water Street Residences, 20 luxury loft-style apartments overlooking the Main Square of the Water Campus are ready for occupancy. From both an employer and employee perspective the Water Campus is designed to support a rewarding professional and personal lifestyle.
Ultimately, the Campus will have up to 1.6 million square feet of public, private and commercial space dedicated to collaborative coastal science, applied research and aligned commercial development. It is a destination for scientists and engineers who are offering solutions for adapting to shifting coasts, where 3 billion people live around the world. More than $107 million in public and private capital has been invested to build the campus so far.
The Water Campus Master Plan
More than $100 million has been spent on the first phase of the campus. As it continues to grow, the campus will strengthen efforts to restore and enhance coastal environments in Louisiana, around the country and internationally.