Building Safer Communities – Case Studies


Building Safer Neighborhoods

Both Monroe Group and Steele Properties are proud of their work to improve the neighborhoods where they are developing, rehabilitating and managing properties across the country. We believe our investment builds a healthy, stable community and contributes to the success of our residents. Together, we have a proven track record of improving neighborhood safety by working with local community groups and local government Resulting in reduced crime and increased safety and security.

Trestletree village apartments portfolio

Trestletree Village consists of two complexes with 188 total units: Trestletree North and Trestletree South, both located in the Grant and Ormewood Park neighborhoods of Atlanta. Steele Properties invested $9 million in safety and security enhancements when the property was acquired and developed in 2013. Prior to the safety improvements, there was heavy gang-related activity […]

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Castle park apartments portfolio

Steele Properties completed the rehabilitation of historic Castle Park, a 209-unit multifamily and elderly Project Based Section 8 community in late 2011, including over $170,000 on significant safety and security upgrades. Greg Adams, a homicide detective for the Berkeley Police Department who has worked on the security team at Castle Park for ten years, explained […]

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Woodside village apartments portfolio

Steele Properties completed a significant $5 million rehabilitation at Woodside Village, a 100-unit Project Based Section 8 family property located in McKinney, TX in 2013, including $165,000 on important safety and security upgrades. Felicia Graves, Woodside Village Community Manager explained, “Prior to the security improvements, I received numerous complaints and many lease violations ranging from […]

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