LANSING, MI (WLNS) – They always tell you in real estate it’s all about location, right? Well, some new ones in downtown Lansing have quite the location. Especially if you like baseball.
You’re looking for an apartment in Downtown Lansing. Then, upon further inspection you land a place to live which just so happens to be home to the Lansing Lugnuts. Although currently empty, outside your window you can see the action of the game right in the heart of Stadium District.
Gillespie Group Project Management Director Jason Kildea said, “it’s one of a kind. There’s nothing else like it in America right now. A lot of people want to do something like this but this is the first of its kind.”
The Outfield Apartments are pet friendly, and range from $900 to $1,700 a month.
Why build apartments overlooking a baseball park?
“This concept came up. The city wanted to improve the ballpark. Add some new amenities to it. And, ‘how could we find a good public/private partnership to do this,” said Kildea.
If you see these apartments for the first time, you’ll be in for quite a treat according to the Gillespie Group.
Kildea said, “when someone walks into that unit facing the ballpark is just ‘wow.’ And, I still say it to myself when I walk into a finished unit on the 4th floor is just ‘wow’ when you see the green grass, when you see that stadium, it’s just cool because it’s not a view you get to see very often.”
These apartments have been open for almost a week.
The outfield still has brand new unoccupied rentals.