CHICAGO, IL – April 19, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Cushman & Wakefield of Illinois, Inc. (C&W) announces it has been awarded the exclusive marketing assignment for the sale of Summer Wood Apartment Homes, a 628 unit property located at 8300 Polo Club Drive, Merrillville, IN, by LCOR, Inc. based in Berwyn, PA. Bill Montana and Chris Sackley, multifamily specialists in C&W’s Midwest Capital Markets Group, will lead the marketing effort on behalf of LCOR.
Summer Wood offers investors a tremendous value add opportunity, as well as immediate scale in the Northwest Indiana apartment market. Located only forty miles from the Chicago CBD, the Merrillville offering will have broad appeal to investors looking for a high yielding investment.
Built in 1995, the property offers excellent access and visibility from Route 30, a mix of one, two and three bedroom apartment homes with in-unit washer and dryers, individual metered heat and an average unit size of 990 square feet.
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LCOR, Inc. is a leading real estate investment, management and development company with over 7,500 multifamily units and 7.7 million square feet of commercial space under management.
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