Rez-One Hespeler House, Phillip Square Grand Opening

On September 1,2020, 476 students have moved into their new home, Hespeler House in Phillips Square of Waterloo.  This is one more achievement of JD Development Group, the project has been completed on time and on the budget, during the unprecedented challenging time of Covid-19.

Hespeler House is the third phase in Phillip Square, a signature four-building project in the City of Waterloo that provides premium off-campus housing for the student community.

It is JD Development Group’s corporate and community mandate to give students condominium-style living experiences at affordable prices along with the utmost quality, together with accessibility. “We believe there is a distinct correlation between the success of our residents and the place they call home” says Julia Zhang.

Ever since the first residence was constructed, Rez-One student residences have met consistent high demand and have established a history of success. The properties continue to stand on the foundational thinking that how well a student lives, will affect how well they do. JD Development Group is intent on the making of lifetime opportunities. By introducing the student resident to the value of JD Development Group, there is a unique opportunity to grow the relationship from student to lifetime client.


Hespeler House Profile

Residents will enjoy oversized windows allowing plenty of natural light, ensuite washrooms, fully-equipped kitchens and unlimited Internet access delivered to every suite in addition to all common areas.

The community also contains a full sized gym, multiple furnished lounges that include ping-pong and a billiard tables, a large flat-screen TV and a fireplace for socializing and relaxing. Collaborative group as well as private study spaces, underground Parking and 24 hour a day security.

  • 476 Individual Bedrooms with ensuite washrooms
  • 119 total 4 bedroom 4 bathroom suites
  • Fully furnished units
  • All 476 units have been occupied for Fall 2020
  • Staff and Security on site 24 hours
  • Amenities include: Gym, Laundry Room, 2 study rooms, conference room, recreation/tv lounge

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