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Luxury Apartments for Students & Young Professionals

The future is bright, and the present is exceptional, when you choose CORE as your home base in Ames, Iowa. From convenient key fob access to the practicality of an in-unit washer and dryer, all of our one and two bedroom layouts were designed to complement your lifestyle. Beyond our high-end, feature-rich homes is a community packed with social spaces and life-enhancing amenities.

When it comes to getting around town, your prime location near Iowa State University puts you next to some of the area’s best options for restaurants, retail, recreation, and employment. Nearby bus stops provide excellent public transportation options, while major roadways like US-30 and US-69 make for easy commutes around Ames and the rest of Story County. Ready to experience CORE for yourself? Reach out to our leasing team today for a personalized tour.

Community Amenities

CORE provides plenty of on-site locations for study time, chill-time, and playtime. Highlights include:

  • A Resident Clubhouse
  • A Game Room
  • A Fitness Center

Check out our Gallery to see all the extras waiting for you at CORE.

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In-Home Features

We don’t offer your average student housing experience. Inside each of our high-end apartments are all the modern must-haves you desire, plus a few in-home extras you’ll wonder how you ever lived without! Interiors highlights include:

  • Stainless-Steel Appliances
  • Walk-In Closets
  • Washer & Dryer Included

Click over to our Amenities page for a complete list of our in-home perks and community extras.

Welcome to Campustown

Youthful, vibrant, and eager to impress, the Ames Campustown neighborhood is made for you and your on-the-go lifestyle. Iowa State University is just a few blocks away. Take nearby nature walks with the pup along the Daily Park Greenbelt, or restock the fridge with a trip to Hy-Vee Grocery Store. Whether you're grabbing your morning coffee at CORE’s coffee bar, a mid-campus snack at Big Acai Ames, or an evening espresso from Stomping Grounds Cafe, Ames has endless options.

Visit our Neighborhood page to learn more.

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