Trilogy Real Estate Group Acquires Two Class A Multifamily Communities in Ann Arbor, Michigan

DETROIT, Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Trilogy Real Estate Group, a Chicago-based real estate investment, property management, and development firm, announced today the acquisition of two Ann Arbor apartment communities in a portfolio transaction totaling 840 units.

“These acquisitions bolster our strategy of acquiring high quality communities in markets with healthy fundamentals,” said Trilogy Chief Investment Officer Jesse Karasik. “Ann Arbor is a true knowledge center with one of the most highly educated populations in the country.  In addition to being a top ten fastest growing tech submarket, Ann Arbor consistently ranks as a ‘Best Place to Live’ among Gen Z, Millennials and retirees alike.”

The first community, The Villas at Main Street, is located next door to the University of Michigan soccer complex and is comprised of 360 one-, two-, and three-bedroom units that were well occupied upon acquisition. Built in two phases in 1997 and 2002, the Villas resident experience is complemented by its amenity package that includes an outdoor pool with sundeck, 24-hour fitness center with a Peloton spin bike, clubhouse, dog park, package lockers and an outdoor kitchen with firepit.

Trilogy also acquired The Villas at Northstar, a 480-unit community

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Plant a purple Tabebuia for Arbor Day



a tree with pink flowers and grass: Florida, due to the 1945 State Legislature, designated the third Friday in January as Florida’s Arbor Day. National Arbor Day is celebrated each year on the last Friday in April. This year, 2021, Florida Arbor Day is Jan. 15. This is the time of year when the climate is optimal for planting trees. So, go forth and plant a tree you love such as the pretty purple flowered trumpet tree — Tabebuia impetiginosa.


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Florida, due to the 1945 State Legislature, designated the third Friday in January as Florida’s Arbor Day. National Arbor Day is celebrated each year on the last Friday in April. This year, 2021, Florida Arbor Day is Jan. 15. This is the time of year when the climate is optimal for planting trees. So, go forth and plant a tree you love such as the pretty purple flowered trumpet tree — Tabebuia impetiginosa.

J. Sterling Morton, a Nebraska newspaper editor and founder of Arbor Day said, “Other holidays repose on the past. Arbor Day proposes the future.” I can’t think of a more positive way to usher in 2021 than to plant a tree. Florida celebrates Arbor Day on the third Friday of January — the 15th in 2021 — and yes indeed, it is a terrific time to plant trees. 

The benefits of trees have been often reported in this column; let’s just say for this year, trees are good and good for us. We all can use all the goodness and kindness to be found. Why not generate some beauty too by planting a tree, a flowering tree? 

One of my favorite flowering trees

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