The new 12-story Lancaster Marriott East Tower is pictured at left
Grand Opening celebration marks award-winning Hotel/Convention Center’s 10-Year Anniversary
Economic catalyst redefines historic Lancaster City skyline
With a 12-story, soaring glass-windowed façade topped by a sophisticated rooftop bar, the new East Tower at the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square and Lancaster County Convention Center rolls out an exquisite welcome mat to visitors of the Red Rose City’s historic district. The $39.4 million expansion and refurbishment project adds 110 guest rooms, equipped with advanced amenities, and a signature Marriott M Club Lounge. It could only be executed by a team of developers, designers and investors committed to preserving Lancaster’s quaint charm while boldly asserting its claim as a burgeoning mecca for tourism, dining and business investment.more +
Windows line the east side of The Exchange (Blaine Shahan/LNP)
From Lancaster Online
It was January 2015 when developers of the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square proposed adding a second tower to their 300-room hotel.
Two reports had warned that a shortage of rooms within walking distance was impacting business at the adjacent Lancaster County Convention Center.
Adding capacity, they advised, would allow the complex to attract more large events and retain ones that might otherwise outgrow it.
Now, 4 1/2 years later, the finishing touches are being put on the $39.4 million project.more +
The Flats at Kennett
Meets increasing rental demand with high-end units for millennials, boomers
High Real Estate Group LLC held a groundbreaking for The Flats at Kennett, a four-story, 175-unit apartment complex that will bring luxury apartment living to Chester County. Located on a 14.4-acre tract at 603 Millers Hill Road, The Flats at Kennett will be Kennett Square’s newest apartment community and will open in 2020.
“The Flats at Kennett is designed for millennials, baby boomers, and others who want flexibility, lifestyle, and convenience,” said Brad Mowbray, senior vice president & managing director - residential division, High Associates Ltd. “This is an outstanding project that addresses the increasing multi-family demand in the Chester County market.”more +
Reel Cinema 7-screen, 630-seat first-run theater
Multiplex, seven-screen, 630 seat, boutique luxury cinema to feature plush leather recliner seating, the latest technology in projection and sound, brewpub cafe and casual light fare with in-theater diningmore +
Miller's Ale House
Casual sports restaurant and bar to open fall 2018
Miller’s Ale House, a casual sports restaurant and bar, announced that it will join the Main Street retail component of The Crossings at Conestoga Creek. The Florida-based chain will occupy a freestanding location in the Lancaster, Pa. lifestyle shopping center with a footprint of approximately 7,232 square feet.more +
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
The Reserve at Greenfield Debuts Luxury Apartmentsmore +
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.more +
The Reserve at Greenfield luxury apartments
The Reserve at Greenfield, an 82-unit luxury apartment building, opens in East Lampeter Twp.
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.
Real Estate Matters, Fall 2017 Issue
Strategic Acquisitions: Fall 2017 Real Estate Matters
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
Why Choose Build-to-Suit-to-Lease?...........4
The High Philosophy ....................................6
Wegmans will anchor The Crossings at Conestoga Creek in Lancaster, Pa.
Wegmans is coming to The Crossings at Conestoga Creek
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.
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.more +
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.
Steve High (photo: LNP)
High Environmental Health & Safety Consulting on OSHA Changes
December 16, 2014—High Environmental Health & Safety Consulting LLC president Steve High discusses recent OSHA changes with Lancaster Newspapers.more +
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.more +
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.”more +
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.more +
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.more +
Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square and Lancaster County Convention Center
Lancaster Marriott Hotel & Convention Center Facility Welcomes Diverse Groups to Lancaster – a Historic and Happening Destination
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.more +
High Real Estate Group’s Steve Evans to participate in CPBJ real estate panel September 3 in Hershey, Pa.
H. Stephen Evans, senior vice president and managing director — retail division for High Real Estate Group LLC, will participate in a panel discussion September 3 at the Central Penn Business Journal’s annual Real Estate & Development Symposium.more +