LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — A groundbreaking ceremony is being held next week for the new Queen Street Apartments that are being constructed in Lancaster.

According to Berger Communities, the new 135,000 square foot Queen Street apartment building in Lancaster is being build on a .4 acre property, is going be 12 stories tall, and equipped with 142 rental apartments. These pet-friendly apartments are going to be a mix of studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom units.

Berger Communities is the owner, operator, and developer for the project, Benchmark Construction is the General Contractor, and BartonPartners is the architect for the project.

Additionally, the future apartment building is going to offer its residents a multitude of amenities, such as:

  • Fitness center
  • Work-from-home spaces
  • Sixth-floor roof deck with grilling stations
  • Pet washing station

The groundbreaking ceremony for the project will be taking place on Wednesday, March 22 at 2:30 p.m. at The Imperial Restaurant, on 26 East Chestnut Street.

Representatives of Berger Communities, Benchmark Construction, and BartonPartners will attend the groundbreaking ceremony, in conjunction with Lancaster City officials – this includes the attendance of the City of Lancaster Mayor Danene Sorace.

According to Berger Communities, they were founded back in 1972 and have been a multi-family owner and operator for the past 50 years. The company has nearly 10,000 apartments total and is one of the top 5 largest management companies in the state of Pennsylvania.

Berger Communities anticipates the project’s completion in spring 2024.

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