Building works have started on the new BaseCamp student housing on the Platz von Leeds, a prime downtown location in Dortmund. It will be built to the design and plans of Gerber Architekten. The existing Karstadt Technical Store on Kampstraße was completely demolished last year and a new building with 430 apartments for students and hotel guests is now to be built on the Platz von Leeds with shopping units on the ground floor. Construction is being carried out by Züblin and the opening is planned for spring 2021. The client is the BaseCamp Group Ltd.