Master Planned Greenfield Development

UC Villages

UC Villages is a mixed-use development proposed for the corner of Bellevue and Lake Roads, directly opposite growing UC Merced. The project will total one million square feet and approximately 922 units at full build-out. The first phase of construction will begin in 2025.

Project Details

5200 Lake Rd, Merced, CA 95343

Project Units: 922
Retail: 40,000sf
Hotel: 161-key flagged property
Total Square Footage: 1 million sf
Total Land Area: 36 acres

About UC Villages

Situated on roughly 36 acres, the project is a vibrant mixture of student housing, retail, hospitality and recreational uses with a high level of connectivity, sustainability and energy efficiency. The neighborhood is intended to become a local landmark and serve as one of the gateways into the UC Campus. 

Project Type:

Master Planned Mixed-Use Greenfield Development

Project Team:

Owner Rep: Thompson Dorfman Partners; Architect: Engineer: Benchmark Engineering; Land Planner: JBAnderson; GC:



Current Status:

Pre-annexation approval from Merced City Council

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