$13M Apartment Complex Breaks Ground in Downtown Jackson

$13M Apartment Complex Breaks Ground in Downtown Jackson

By Taylor DesOrmeau

A rendering of The 200, a new apartment building being constructed in downtown Jackson. (Courtesy of the City of Jackson.)

Ground is broken during a ceremony for The 200 apartment building in downtown Jackson on Tuesday morning, May 14, 2019. The 86 unit building is expected to be completed in spring 2021. Photo Credit: J. Scott Park | MLive.com

Consumers Energy President and CEO Patti Poppe watches during a groundbreaking ceremony for The 200 apartment building in downtown Jackson on Tuesday morning, May 14, 2019. Photo Credit: J. Scott Park | MLive.com

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 11:05am

JACKSON, MI – Crews have broken ground on a new apartment complex after three years of discussion.

The $13 million development, called The 200, includes plans for 86 studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments on four floors. It’s on pace to open in spring 2021, said Kevin Thomson of Jackson Downtown Partners, developer of the complex.

The city is giving over the land for $1 and Consumers Energy is incorporating the project into its Jackson Smart Energy District.

Plans for complex include solar panels on the roof and energy efficiencies throughout.

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