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January 02, 2018

Real Estate Matters, Winter 2018 Issue

Apprenticeships: Winter 2018 Real Estate Matters

Our Award-Winning Newsletter

In This Issue:

High Hotels Ltd. Pilots State’s First
Hospitality Apprenticeships ............................... 1
A Catalyst for Bringing People Together............. 2
President’s Message............................................... 2
A New Breed of Luxury Apartments.................... 3
Grand Opening of The Reserve at Greenfield..... 3
What It’s Worth:
Commercial Real Estate Appraisals..................... 4
High Hotels Ltd. Opens SpringHill Suites
in Mt. Laurel, N.J.................................................. 6

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December 22, 2017

The Reserve Debuts Apartments

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November 15, 2017

From left to right, Mark Fitzgerald, president and COO of High Real Estate Group LLC; Brad Mowbray, senior vice president and managing director of High Associates' residential division; Tina McGinnis, regional manager of High Associates; and Rick Stoudt, president of High Construction Company (Photo / Jennifer Wentz)

Pet spa, garages and farmhouse decor: Look inside Lancaster County's newest luxury apartments

From Central Penn Business Journal

The High Companies' new apartment building caters to a clientele who is renting by choice, not by necessity.

High's real estate and construction companies unveiled their recently completed The Reserve At Greenfield on Tuesday. The 107,000-square-foot, 82-unit building includes amenities like parking garages, farmhouse-inspired decor, a fitness center, a self-service pet spa, and a bicycle repair and storage facility. 

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November 14, 2017

The Reserve at Greenfield luxury apartments

The Reserve at Greenfield, an 82-unit luxury apartment building, opens in East Lampeter Twp.

From LancasterOnline

High Real Estate Group on Tuesday held the grand opening of The Reserve at Greenfield, an 82-unit luxury apartment building in the Greenfield Corporate Center.

The four-story building at 357 Pitney Road, near Greenfield Road, is designed to meet increasing demand from millennials, baby boomers and others for upscale apartments, according to High.


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November 06, 2017

Real Estate Matters, Fall 2017 Issue

Strategic Acquisitions: Fall 2017 Real Estate Matters

Our Award-Winning Newsletter

In This Issue:

$60M in Strategic Acquisitions—
Residential and Hotel ..................................1
President’s Message .....................................2
Marriott Expansion Breaks Ground ............2
The S. Dale High Family Foundation
Announces Key Sponsorship of 2017
Extraordinary Give........................................3
Why Choose Build-to-Suit-to-Lease?...........4
The High Philosophy ....................................6

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July 19, 2017

Barrcrest Manor, Lancaster, and the Courtyard by Marriott, Ewing

High Acquires Four Apartment Communities and a Courtyard by Marriott Hotel

Strategic Investments Total $60M; Accelerate Growth of Firm’s Core Markets in Central Pennsylvania and New Jersey

The recent acquisition of four apartment communities in Central Pennsylvania and a Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Ewing, N.J. expands High Real Estate Group's position as Lancaster County's leading owner-operator of apartments and select service hotels. The family-owned developer/operator concluded two separate transactions totalling $60 million in July 2017.

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March 30, 2017

Panorama of groundbreaking tent for The Crossings at Conestoga Creek. Photo: Richard Hertzler/LNP

State awards $2M grant for The Crossings project opposite Long’s Park

From LancasterOnline

March 30, 2017—The Crossings at Conestoga Creek broke ground today. State Representative Stan Saylor announced that the project will receive a $2 million state grant.

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March 30, 2017

Site of the groundbreaking. Slideshow by Amy Spangler and Jason Scott/CPBJ

Slideshow: The Crossings at Conestoga Creek Moves Forward

From Central Penn Business Journal

March 30, 2017—High Real Estate Group LLC prepares for a groundbreaking ceremony for the long-awaited The Crossings at Conestoga Creek mixed-use development in Lancaster County.

High will announce the name of the hotel for the project at the private event today.

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High Real Estate Group broke ground on The Crossings at Conestoga Creek, a mixed use development in Lancaster that will be anchored by Wegmans, opening in 2018.
March 30, 2017

Left to right, State Rep. Stan Saylor; Dave Heck, Pres., Manheim Twp. Board of Commissioners; S. Dale High, Chair Emeritus, the High companies; Mike Shirk, CEO, the High companies; Mark Fitzgerald, President and COO, High Real Estate Group LLC; State Rep. Mike Sturla; Al Kling, vice president, Manheim Twp. Board of Commissioners

High Real Estate Group Puts “Shopper Experiences” First at The Crossings Groundbreaking

Residence Inn by Marriott 127-suite Hotel Announced; Wegmans to Anchor The Crossings at Conestoga Creek

March 30, 2017—High Real Estate Group LLC formally broke ground on The Crossings at Conestoga Creek, an open-air shopping center located in Manheim Township, Lancaster, Pa. The $120M development represents the company’s first mixed-use incorporating retail, residential, and hospitality. A Wegmans food market of up to 120,000 square feet, and the first in Lancaster County, will anchor the project.

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August 09, 2016

At 82 units, the four-story Pitney Road apartment community coming in 2017 in East Lampeter Township represents a new asset class for developer High Associates Ltd.

New High investments, developments to meet multi-family demand

Plans span workforce and upscale multi-family spectrum


August 9, 2016—With homeownership rates at historic lows, it may not be a surprise that more people are renting. What may surprise you is that, more and more, people are renting by choice instead of renting by necessity.

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August 02, 2016

Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences in Greenfield Corporate Center, Lancaster, Pa.

High Companies Mobilizes Extensive Resources to Deliver State-of-the-Art College Campus

Collaborative design-build is “a love affair;” meets very aggressive schedule on budget


August 2, 2016—Few local developers command the diverse resources and vision to transform an office buildin and warehouse into a state-of-the-art campus for training the health care leaders of tomorrow—and do it in less than 18 months.


Yet that’s exactly what the High companies did with the Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences.

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The Crossings Concept Site Plan - October 2015
October 18, 2015

Wegmans will anchor The Crossings at Conestoga Creek in Lancaster, Pa.

Wegmans is coming to The Crossings at Conestoga Creek

From LancasterOnline

October 18, 2015—An announcement by Wegmans Food Markets Inc. confirmed that the family-owned supermarket chain plans to build a store in Lancaster, PA. The store is expected to be up to 120,000 SF in size and similar in design to Wegmans' newest stores.



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Wegmans Store
October 17, 2015

Wegmans Confirms Plans to Build a Store in Lancaster, Pa.

ROCHESTER, NY – An announcement by Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. confirmed that the family-owned supermarket chain plans to build a store in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The store is expected to be up to 120,000 sq. ft. in size and similar in design to Wegmans’ newest stores.

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September 09, 2015

The Crossings at Conestoga Creek, Lancaster, Pa.

A Retail Hot Zone Develops

From Central Penn Business Journal

Lancaster, Pa. (September 9, 2015)—Lancaster County seems to have it all — a thriving local business scene downtown and chain retailers on the outskirts of the city. From Central Penn Business Journal.

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Steve High
December 16, 2014

Steve High (photo: LNP)

High Environmental Health & Safety Consulting on OSHA Changes

From LancasterOnline

December 16, 2014—High Environmental Health & Safety Consulting LLC president Steve High discusses recent OSHA changes with Lancaster Newspapers. 

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August 24, 2014

Low-Price Grocery Leader ALDI Opens in Lancaster, PA’s Mill Creek Square Shopping Center

Features new store format with simple, easy-to-navigate shopping experience

August 28, 2014—High Associates Ltd., leasing manager for Mill Creek Square, is pleased to announce that ALDI, the nation’s low-price grocery leader*, will open its newest Lancaster store, located in the Mill Creek Square shopping center, at 2350 Lincoln Highway East on September 18th.

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June 20, 2014

Lancaster County Convention Center and Marriott Hotel Recognized as Philadelphia ULI Awards Winner

The public/private partnership was recognized as a facility that “demonstrates responsible land use and sustains a thriving community.”

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Rossmoyne Business Center, Building 105
June 04, 2014

High Associates’ Office Building on Harrisburg Pa.'s West Shore Places Fifth in National EPA ENERGY STAR® Competition

Named top performer, the Harrisburg, Pa.-area Rossmoyne Business Center building in Mechanicsburg reduced energy use by 39.2 percent in 2013.

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Tina Mcginnis
March 10, 2014

Tina M. McGinnis, ARM, CAM, CAPS

High Associates’ Tina McGinnis Named President of Pennsylvania Apartment Association

High Associates Ltd. is pleased to announce that Tina M. McGinnis, ARM, CAM, CAPS, was elected president of the Central Pennsylvania Apartment Association for 2014. McGinnis is residential regional manager for High Associates.

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January 01, 2014

Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square and Lancaster County Convention Center

Lancaster Marriott Hotel & Convention Center Facility Welcomes Diverse Groups From Near and Far

Lancaster, Pa. (January 1, 2014)—Since its grand opening in June of 2009, the beautifully integrated Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square and Lancaster County Convention Center has provided a magnificent setting for hundreds of events –  and hundreds of thousands of visitors. Additionally, more than two dozen new restaurant, retail, and service businesses have opened in the Downtown core and Northwest quadrant of the city since the opening.

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