updated: 7/1/2014 8:10:05 AM

Former Roberts Hotel to Re-Open as Apartments

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A grand opening ceremony is set Wednesday on a $17 million renovation of the former Roberts Hotel in downtown Muncie. Ohio-based Miller-Valentine Group says The Lofts at Roberts features more than 80 apartments designed for people 55 and over.

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May 29, 2014

News Release

MUNCIE, Ind. - Miller-Valentine Group is proud to welcome its newest community, The Lofts at Roberts, to the Muncie, Indiana area. This brand new community was built exclusively for adults 55 and over.

The Lofts at Roberts, located at 420 South High Street, is excited to open its doors and create a new era of history in Muncie. Be one of the first to take a look at this historic landmark that has been transformed into a maintenance-free, pet-friendly community of 83 brand new one- and two-bedroom apartment homes.

Miller-Valentine's President of Residential Development, Dave Liette, mentioned "one of the most charming things about this neighborhood is the history of the Roberts Hotel. Miller-Valentine Group is privileged to be a part of the revitalization of this historic building that will once again grace Muncie's skyline and be part of the city's bright future."

The Lofts at Roberts features amenities you would expect to find in a luxury apartment home, at an affordable price; elevator access, energy-efficient design and appliances, central air conditioning, laundry room with full-size washer/dryer connections, and exceptional closet space. Creating an active lifestyle for its residents, the community will include a grand multipurpose room, community lounge areas on each floor, fitness center with yoga room, business center, and even a theater room! "Our residents deserve freedom, in dependence and peace of mind. We strive to create this standard in every community we are a part of," says Liette.

Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Muncie, The Lofts at Roberts gives residents easy, walkable access to a variety of services, shopping, restaurants and entertainment such as the city park/amphitheater, Children’s Museum, YMCA, and Walnut Street Commercial District. With a fun community, great location, and intriguing history, The Lofts at Roberts is currently accepting applications and filling up quickly.

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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Previously Issued January 7, 2014

MUNCIE, Ind. - Muncie, Indiana is buzzing with excitement as the Roberts Hotel is transformed into, The Lofts at Roberts; a brand new Miller-Valentine Group Community exclusively for adults 55 and better which will open its doors to residents in just a few months.

The Lofts at Roberts, located at 420 South High Street, Muncie, Indiana, is excited to be opening its doors and creating a new era of history in Muncie by welcoming residents in May 2014. The Lofts at Roberts' community renovations have generated 125 new jobs during its construction for local contractors and sub-contractors; in addition to providing $7.2 million in income for the local economy, including wages for workers and revenue for local proprietors, small businesses, and corporations.

Come be one of the first to take a look at this historic landmark being transformed into a maintenance-free and pet-friendly community of 83 brand new one- and two-bedroom apartment homes. Jim Fenwick, Miller-Valentine’s Residential Property Management President mentioned "one of the most charming things about this neighborhood is the history of the Roberts Hotel. This landmark hotel has sat vacant with no recent stories to tell or remember, but that’s changing now, Miller-Valentine Group is privileged to be a part of the revitalization of this historic building that will once again grace Muncie’s skyline and be part of the city’s bright future."

The Lofts at Roberts features amenities you would expect to find in a luxury apartment home, at an affordable price; elevator access, energy-efficient design and appliances, central air conditioning, laundry room with full-size washer/dryer connections, and exceptional closet space with extra storage. Creating an active lifestyle for its residents, the community will include a grand multipurpose room, community lounge areas on each floor, state-of-the-art fitness center with yoga room, business center, and even a theater room! "Our residents deserve freedom, independence and peace of mind. We strive to create this standard in every community we are a part of," says Fenwick.

Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Muncie, The Lofts at Roberts gives residents easy, walkable access to a variety of services, shopping, restaurants and entertainment such as the city park/amphitheater, Children's Museum, YMCA, and Walnut Street Commercial District. With a fun community, great location, and intriguing history, The Lofts at Roberts is currently taking applications and filling up quickly.

With a limited amount of showings, our future residents with applications pending or accepted will be our first visitors. To request a reservation to view the community, submit your application, or receive more information, please call 888-215-5150, email us at loftsatroberts@propemail.com, or visit YourNextPlacetoLive.com 24-hours per day, 7 days per week.

Source: Miller-Valentine Group

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