Associated Building Wreckers were doing what its name implied Wednesday morning, wrecking the former Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity on Olympia Drive clearing the land for student housing.
Archipelago Investments LLC, of Amherst purchased the property at 57 Olympia Drive for $1.2 million last year.
Developers Kyle Wilson and David Williams are planning to build at 75-unit complex to house 236 students.
Town officials issued a building permit earlier this month along with the demolition permit.
Town officials expect developers to break ground this fall. Developers could not be reached for comment.