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Rieger developer obtains funds for senior living complex

Andy Ouriel • Jul 29, 2015 at 12:20 PM

A Columbus-based housing developer secured enough money to revitalize an archaic, but iconic, downtown Sandusky structure.

The Buckeye Community Hope Foundation booked $8 million to transform the Rieger Hotel, located at Jackson and West Market streets, into a 37-unit apartment complex sculpted for senior living.

Plans also call for including some commercial activity, such as a restaurant or office space, on the first floor.

The year-long project should kick off in November, the foundation's vice president Roy Lowenstein said.

Read more about the project in today's Register or e-paper.

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