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All About LSU-Shreveport

One of the most active areas within the Shreveport apartment market is in its far southern sector, proximal to the campus of LSU-Shreveport. This area of Shreveport, called the LSU-Shreveport Section possesses the neighborhoods of Springlake - University Terrace Neighborhood as well as the Elerbe Woods Neighborhood.

Springlake - University Terrace Neighborhood of Shreveport LA

Located within southeastern Shreveport, the Springlake - University Terrace Neighborhood features rentals ranging from affordable and luxurious Shreveport apartment properties. Additionally, the area includes many residential sub-neighborhoods dominated by single-family homes. Such sub-neighborhoods include: Youree Drive – E. Bert Kouns Industrial Loop; Youree Drive – Millicent Way; Gilbert Drive – Pierremont Road, and portions of Cedar Grove. Widely considered the nicest neighborhood in Shreveport, the Springlake - University Terrace Neighborhood is unusual for its elevated home values (usually over $200,000), placing this neighborhood in the top 20 percent of Louisiana.

The Springlake - University Terrace Neighborhood is bordered by the Red River and East Kings Highway to its east, and is flanked to the north by Pierremont Road. The neighborhood is bounded by Line Avenue to its west, and to the south, its boundary is formed by the Inner Loop (3132) and Flournoy Lucas (523).

The main influence within this neighborhood is LSU-S (Louisiana State University – Shreveport). As as substantial state university with almost 5000 students, LSU-S brings a bustling apartment lifestyle to this neighborhood. As such, many of the rental units and apartments near LSUS cater to LSU-S student housing needs. Many communities that market to students also offer LSU-S student specials and discounts. The dependence on the student housing sector of the apartment market within this Section of Town typically results in apartment unit vacancies within this area to fluctuate with the semester schedules of the university.

This neighborhood also encompasses some of the largest medical facilities in Shreveport including Willis-Knighton Medical Center and CHRISTUS Health Shreveport-Bossier. Aside from acting as a source of convenient medical care for area residents, these prominent facilities also provide excellent employment opportunities.

The Springlake - University Terrace neighborhood also boasts a wide variety of retail services and shopping including those at the Shoppes at Bellemead, University Place, Eastgate Plaza, and Bayou Walk Shopping Center. This neighborhood also contains an impressive assortment of dining establishments including notable restaurants such as TGI Fridays, Cheddar’s, Copeland's, Cantina Laredo, Olive Garden Restaurant and Carrabba's Italian Grill.

The abundance of schools within this neighborhood includes Eden Gardens Elementary, University Elementary, Caddo Parish Middle Magnet School, Youree Drive Middle School, and the prominent, Captain Shreve High School.

Some of the top Shreveport apartment communities in the Springlake - University Terrace Neighborhood are Canebrake Apartments, Colonial Plaza Apartments, The Boulders on Fern, Haystack Apartments, Laurel Parc Apartments, Millicent Crossing Apartments, Orleans Square Apartments, Raintree Apartments, Sommerset Apartments, Stone Canyon Apartments, Summit of Shreveport, and Town Oakes South.


Ellerbe Woods Neighborhood of Shreveport LA

To the south of the Springlake – University Terrace Neighborhood, the Ellerbe Woods Neighborhood of the LSU-S Section of Town is dominated by single family homes. As one of the nicest areas of the city, Ellerbe Woods provides a bedroom community whereby, most of its residents commute to work in more centralized portions of Shreveport on a daily basis. Characterized by a clean, mature and woody atmosphere, this area is a potential area for future growth for the apartment industry, however, currently, rental housing is rare in this portion of Shreveport.

LSU-Shreveport Section Apartments

Boulders on Fern Apartments (Springlake - University Terrace Neighborhood)

Brandywine Apartments (Springlake - University Terrace Neighborhood)

Canebrake Apartments (Springlake - University Terrace Neighborhood)

Colonial Plaza Apartments (Springlake - University Terrace Neighborhood)

Haystack Apartments (Springlake - University Terrace Neighborhood)

Laurel Parc Apartments (Springlake - University Terrace Neighborhood)

Orleans Square Apartments (Springlake - University Terrace Neighborhood)

Raintree Apartments (Springlake - University Terrace Neighborhood)

Sommerset Apartments (Springlake - University Terrace Neighborhood)

Stone Canyon Apartments (Springlake - University Terrace Neighborhood)

Summit of Shreveport (Springlake - University Terrace Neighborhood)

Town Oaks South  (Springlake - University Terrace Neighborhood)