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Aging Shaker Square apartment complexes bought

Last week, a large, Chicago-area investment firm that reinvigorates multi-family properties acquired two aging, mid-rise apartment complexes on Shaker Boulevard just west of Cleveland’s Shaker Square for $12.4 million, according to public records.

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University Heights OKs 30-unit townhouse development

As part of University Heights’ initiative to increase the city’s population through housing investment, the northwest corner of the city will soon gain a new 30-unit townhouse development. The project, called South Taylor Place, should see construction start in July following the April 15 approval by the city’s Architectural Review Board.
Knez Homes will build the market-rate townhouses on 0.7 acres the firm acquired just north of Cedar Road. Knez, one of Northeast Ohio’s largest homebuilders, purchased the land in March from the University Heights City Beautiful Corp. for $7,000, according to county records.

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