See the progress on 2 big apartment projects at this former Centerville movie theater site

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Allure and Gateway Lofts under construction near Loop Road will bring hundreds of new apartment units to area.

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New apartment construction in Centerville continues as the first of four buildings in the Allure development has emerged along Loop Road near I-675.

And just around the corner, site preparation for the Gateway Lofts is in full swing.

 
One of four buildings has emerged at Allure, an apartment community located adjacent to the Cross Pointe Shopping Center at 650 Arden Way along Loop Road in Centerville.  The foundations for the other buildings appear to be ready for build-out.  Allure will have 318 apartments when fully completed.    TY GREENLEES / STAFF
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One of four buildings has emerged at Allure, an apartment community located adjacent to the Cross Pointe Shopping Center at 650 Arden Way along Loop Road in Centerville. The foundations for the other buildings appear to be ready for build-out. Allure will have 318 apartments when fully completed. TY GREENLEES / STAFF

Allure, an apartment community located adjacent to the Cross Pointe Shopping Center, is a joint venture between Beavercreek-based Mills Development and Cincinnati-based Hills Properties. The 312-unit apartment complex is being built on the former Showcase Cinema site that sat vacant for seven years.

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One of four buildings has emerged at Allure, an apartment community located adjacent to the Cross Pointe Shopping Center at 650 Arden Way along Loop Road in Centerville.  The foundations for the other buildings appear to be ready for build-out.  Allure will have 318 apartments when fully completed.    TY GREENLEES / STAFF
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One of four buildings has emerged at Allure, an apartment community located adjacent to the Cross Pointe Shopping Center at 650 Arden Way along Loop Road in Centerville. The foundations for the other buildings appear to be ready for build-out. Allure will have 318 apartments when fully completed. TY GREENLEES / STAFF

Gateway Lofts by Columbus-based developer Hallmark Campus Communities is being developed along East Alex-Bell Road. The company purchased about 40 acres stretching from Alex-Bell to I-675.

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Site preparation for 14 new walk-up apartment buildings on Alex-Bell Road in Centerville continues for the Gateway Lofts development.  256 one-bedroom units and 104 two-bedroom units are planned for the nearly 40 acres site.  TY GREENLEES / STAFF
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Site preparation for 14 new walk-up apartment buildings on Alex-Bell Road in Centerville continues for the Gateway Lofts development. 256 one-bedroom units and 104 two-bedroom units are planned for the nearly 40 acres site. TY GREENLEES / STAFF

Fourteen walk-up apartment buildings are planned as two or three-story in size depending on their location on the property. Apartments will include 256 one-bedroom units and 104 two-bedroom units.