Graduate Tucson

Graduate Tucson Interior Construction & Finish Out


Nestled in the heart of the University of Arizona’s campus, the newly built Graduate Tucson offers modern accommodations with a Southwestern spirit. Following the core and shell construction of the new 14-floor building, PWI Construction completed the property-wide interior construction and finish-out of the design-driven hotel to include 164 guestrooms, lobby, fitness center, meeting spaces, rooftop pool and bar, and food and beverage/dining concepts.



Build Type

11 months

The guestrooms celebrate the region with pops of color against neutral backdrops. In the lobby, a vibrant desert sunset scene illuminates the front desk, while giant cacti and woven textiles make the bright, open interior about more than the natural sunlight.

Graduate Hotels is a collection of hand-crafted hotels in university-driven towns around the globe.

Awards & Accolades
  • USA Today’s Top 10 Best New Hotels of 2020
  • 15 New Hotel Brands That Are Reshaping the Travel Industry, Conde Nast Traveler

Graduate Tucson

Project by the Numbers

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14 floors
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164 guestrooms
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2,700 SF of meeting & event space
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1 rooftop restaurant, bar, and pool

The Team

Antunovich Associates Architect
An architectural, planning, and interior design firm, nationally-acclaimed Antunovich Associates was founded in 1990 and served as the architect for Graduate Tuscon.
Studio K Designer
Studio K is a multi-disciplinary creative firm located in Chicago’s West Town. Studio K was formed by nationally-recognized hospitality designer Karen Harold.

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