Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority & Miller-Valentine Group Proudly Announce the Ground Breaking of Southwick Manor Apartments in Brunswick, Ohio

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Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority (MMHA) and Miller-Valentine Group are proud to announce, in conjunction with their partner organizations, the Ground Breaking of Southwick Manor Apartments, a brand new community built for the lifestyle, needs and wants of adults 55 and over. The ceremony will take place on Friday, July 25, 2014 at 11:00 am at the Southwest corner of Pearl Road & Southwick Boulevard in Brunswick, OH.

Southwick Manor Apartments

Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority (MMHA) and Miller-Valentine Group, along with their partners; the Ohio Housing Finance Agency, Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing, City of Brunswick, and First Merit Bank; are developing Southwick Manor as a part of the federal Affordable Housing Tax Credit Program.

We are honored to have several distinguished speakers at this event, including: William Batchelder, Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives; David Hall, State Representative, 70th House District; Skip Sipos, Executive Director, Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority; Brian McGeady, Partner, President of Affordable Housing Development, Miller-Valentine Group; Joe Pimmel, Vice President of Organizational Development, Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing; and Guy Ford, Director of Legislative Affairs, Ohio Housing Finance Agency.

Skip Sipos, MMHA Executive Director states, “This project was first envisioned in 2008; through dogged perseverance, determined support from local community leaders, and the continued commitment of a wide range of organizations, Southwick Manor is sure to be a reality. Lest we forget, this will be ‘home’ to many households for many, many years to come. It will be a beautiful addition to the City of Brunswick, not only architecturally, but for all those who will live here.”

Southwick Manor will be the first tax credit development tailored to adults 55 and over in Medina County. Southwick Manor demonstrates the value of the federal housing tax credit program on numerous levels. Primarily, it delivers high quality affordable housing for adults 55 and over in Brunswick who currently have limited or no affordable housing options. Eighty-one new jobs have been created for the project, approximately 41 of which are in the construction sector. Southwick Manor will generate over $4.7 million for the local economy (wages for local workers and profits for proprietors, small businesses, and corporations), as well as more than $2.0 million of taxes for federal, State of Ohio, and City of Brunswick government.

Brian McGeady, Partner & President of Miller-Valentine Affordable Housing Development, says “We’re thrilled to be able to work with the City of Brunswick and the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority on this project. We look forward to having a long-term positive impact on the City, and all the residents whom we will serve at our community in the coming years.”

For more information about the Southwick Manor Apartments Ground Breaking event, please call us at (800) 788-6381, email us at southwickmanor(at)propemail(dot)com, visit or contact the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority office at (330) 725-7531.

About Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority
The Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority is a political sub-division of the State of Ohio. Founded in 1953, the Authority serves over 1,000 households each month with programs ranging from home ownership to homelessness assistance. It manages properties in Brunswick, Medina, & Wadsworth including single family homes, townhouses, and large apartment communities. More information is available at

  • Equal Housing Opportunity –

About Miller-Valentine Group
Since our founding in 1963, Miller-Valentine Group has been dedicated to quality, value and service. Our vertically integrated companies offer total real estate solutions in the areas of Design/Build Construction, Development, Management, and Financing for both residential and commercial markets. They also provide Renovation, Brokerage, and Leasing services for commercial markets. All of Miller-Valentine Group's divisions have combined to provide customers with more than 13,000 residential housing units and over 50 million square feet of commercial space.

Miller-Valentine Group develops real estate in the Midwest, Southeast, and Southwest regions of the country, with offices in Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio, Columbia and Charleston, South Carolina, Ft. Worth, Texas and Miami, Florida. As an industry leader they offer a wide range of residential products, including multi-family, single family, military housing, active adult, independent and assisted living, as well as skilled nursing communities. The company also offers a vast array of commercial products, including office, retail, lodging, healthcare, manufacturing and distribution facilities.

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