Groundbreaking held for Value Place Apartments downtown

07/19/2013 4:56 PM

07/19/2013 4:58 PM

Officials broke ground Friday morning for an apartment complex to be built downtown near the corner of Maple and McLean.

The $10 million project is being called Value Place Apartments, according to Jack DeBoer, the hotelier heading up the development.

DeBoer said the plan calls for two buildings with a total of 133 one-, two- and three-bedroom units. Renters will be able to choose furnished or unfurnished units, and leasing options will range from a week to 12 months. The concept builds on the extended-stay Value Place hotels started by DeBoer.

The project is being built on 4.4 acres of land that DeBoer is leasing from the city for $1 a year for 93 years.

Jerry Siebenmark

Wichita Top Jobs

View All Top Jobs

Join the Discussion

The Wichita Eagle is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service