Expo Apartments borrows its name from the Century 21 Exposition, the 1962 World’s Fair. Located in the heart of the Uptown Urban Center, the 275-unit community is part of Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood. It sits on 1.49 acres on the north boundary of Seattle Center, the site of the Fair.
Once the Centerville, Ohio–based Connor Group finds a mission and a group of people it believes in, it applies all the lessons it’s learned in 20 years of investing and operating. The firm, which operates roughly 14,000 units in eight markets, helps improve the planning, procedures, and bottom line to maximize the impact for the charities it supports.
Although St. Francis Hospital served Jersey City residents for decades, its huge campus forced the closing of a vibrant commercial corridor, Pavonia Avenue, and prevented pedestrian traffic in the neighborhood. The hospital closed in 2005, and the complex, which covered two city blocks, needed to be redeveloped.