Officials in Fort Wayne say a major redevelopment effort in the city’s downtown is on schedule. The nearly $10 million Superior Lofts project, which includes the restoration of the former Graphic Packaging facility, will open for occupancy this summer.
The building, which was built in 1905 and has been vacant since 2010, is being converted into 72 loft-style apartments, 21,000 square feet of commercial space and climate-controlled self-storage units. The project is one of the first private developments to be completed in the Riverfront Fort Wayne district.
Construction on the project began in February 2017. Developer RealAmerica Companies did not specify if a tenant for the commercial space has been named.
Another mixed-use development from Continental Property Group is slated to begin construction this summer just west of Superior Lofts. The $62.5 million project will include a parking garage that Superior Lofts tenants will be able to use, along with members of the public.