New apartments in Santee – East County Business News

by Rick Griffin

— Wermers Multi-Family has announced the completion of Forester Square, 44 units of affordable rental housing on an approximately four-acre site at 9540 Via Zapador. The community of one-, two-, and three-bedroom units features recreational areas, a community room with a computer learning center, barbecue area, tot lot and covered parking. One of the many sustainable features of the project is a 40 kilowatt solar array, the company said.
— JMR Properties is developing Parc One, a new 172-unit apartment community on Riverview Parkway. Located at the corner of Cuyamaca Street and Town Center Parkway, the sustainable living community is near the San Diego River and the Santee Trolley Town Square shopping center. The $21 million hosing project will feature two four-story buildings and one three-story building on a 6.78-acre lot. Amenities include a swimming pool, spa, gym, club room and park-like landscaping. Each unit will have granite countertops, deluxe appliances, in-suite laundry, designer light fixtures and ceramic tiles in the kitchen, bath and entry, according to West America Corp., provider of preconstruction and general contracting services. Parc One will sit adjacent to the future site of San Diego Christian College, and 50 units of the project will be dedicated to student housing. Construction is scheduled for completion by summer 2014.