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UK Federal Credit Union Acquires Naming Rights for Esports Lounge, Theater

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 1, 2020) — The longstanding relationship between the University of Kentucky and the UK Federal Credit Union (UKFCU) is expanding. The credit union and JMI Sports, UK’s multimedia rights partner, have announced a naming rights partnership with the university for the esports complex in The Cornerstone, a new multi-use facility now under construction […]

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Signet Announces Michael Mandela as President of Signet Real Estate Group’s Property Management Division

AKRON, OH. (JUNE 26, 2020) Signet LLC, Akron’s leading private equity investment firm, has announced the hiring of Michael Mandela as President of Signet Real Estate Group’s Property Management Division. Mandela brings extensive expertise in property management, financial services, brokerage, development, and project management. Mandela will provide strategic and operational oversight for all Signet property […]

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Signet Real Estate Group Announces Restructuring of Senior Leadership

CLEVELAND, OH. (MARCH 10, 2020) – Signet Real Estate Group has announced a restructuring of their organizational leadership, parent company Signet LLC announced today. Moving forward, Kevin Belt and Spencer Hyatt have been promoted to lead their respective Akron, OH and Jacksonville, FL offices, and have earned ownership in Signet’s Real Estate Group and related […]

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University of Kentucky Announces Naming and Vendors for Mixed-Use Facility

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 5, 2020) —A first ever mixed-use parking, education and retail facility designed to fuel innovation and foster creativity has, since 2019, been transforming the corner of South Limestone and Winslow Street. The new structure will be home to 900 new parking spaces, University of Kentucky esports, a flexible innovation zone and approximately […]

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Construction under way on Axis at Ansel apartments in Cleveland’s Hough neighborhood

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Financing has closed and construction is under way on a new, $35 million mixed-use development in Cleveland’s Hough neighborhood, Signet Real Estate Group announced this week. Signet, an Akron-based real-estate developer and project manager tied to investment firm Signet LLC, said it is now accepting lease applications for the project’s housing units. Axis at Ansel, […]

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New Kent State COBA building, in partnership with Signet, LLC, to transform KSU campus

“One of the premiere business schools in the region” The Kent State Gateway Master Plan, started in 2018, is a decade long $1 billion dollar “transformative journey” to completely change the Kent State main campus. The plan is divided into three phases, the first of which is a transformation of front campus that would include […]

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Axis at Ansel: Real Estate Development Project Takes Form in Cleveland

Signet Real Estate Group has broken ground and is officially accepting lease applications for Axis at Ansel, an approximately 143,000 square foot, 163-unit, 204 bed student housing project anchored by approximately 1,000 square feet of street front retail space. This innovative real estate development project will bring new life to the corner of Ansel Road […]

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The University of Kentucky Celebrates Innovative Construction Project in P3 Partnership with Signet Real Estate Group

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 13, 2019) — The planned transformation of property at South Limestone Street and Winslow Street — what is now referred to as the Winslow Project — is moving quickly. So much so, that University of Kentucky officials, along with the institution’s real estate partner, launched a community and campus-wide naming contest for the […]

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Signet Real Estate Group Celebrates Completion Of School of Pharmacy And Student Housing Projects In Partnership With Marshall University

Signet Real Estate Group and Marshall University are celebrating the recent completion and opening of a new School of Pharmacy and graduate student housing community at Marshall University’s health sciences campus in Huntington, West Virginia. The official opening of the School of Pharmacy, named Stephen J. Kopp Hall after Marshall’s 36th President Stephen Kopp, was […]

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Signet Real Estate Group Expands to Cleveland’s East Side

Five Knez Homes “For sale” signs dot empty lots on a Cleveland street. Three of them note the home sites on grass-covered parcels have been sold. Is it Tremont? Or Ohio City, where Knez signs seem to be everywhere? No, these are on East 123rd Street between Wade Park and Ashbury Avenue. Walter Jacobs, who […]

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Signet Real Estate Group Breaks Ground on $34M Mixed-Use Parking and Innovation Center in Partnership With the University of Kentucky

In partnership with the University of Kentucky (UK), Signet Real Estate Group has broken ground on a mixed-use parking facility in Lexington that includes over 900 new parking spaces and over 23,000 square feet of Innovation & Retail Space that will revitalize one of the main corridors into the UK campus. The P3 (public-private-partnership) project is the […]

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NEOMED President Gershen Lives Among Students in Last Months of Tenure

Six years ago, when Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown was building its new student housing village, university president Jay Gershen said, “These are really nice. I wouldn’t mind living there.”  Little did he know that for his last six months as president, he would be.  Since April 1, Gershen and his wife, Carol Cannon, […]

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Signet Celebrates Grand Opening of Village of St. Edward at Wadsworth

Read the original article on Crain’s Cleveland Business. The Village of St. Edward, the longtime senior facility in Fairlawn, and Signet Real Estate Group recently celebrated the opening of a new site in Wadsworth. Signet Real Estate Group, a unit of investment and development firm Signet LLC of Akron, is the owner and developer of […]

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Signet Real Estate Group Selected to Design, Build and Finance University of Kentucky Innovation Corridor and Expand Campus Parking

The University of Kentucky announced Friday steps to re-imagine a critical piece of property to establish an innovation corridor and significantly expand parking for the campus. UK Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration Eric N. Monday told members of the Board of Trustees that demolition would begin in March on the property that formerly housed Kennedy’s Bookstore […]

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Emory Proton Therapy Center Now Open in Midtown Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA. The Emory Proton Therapy Center, the first and only facility of its kind in the state of Georgia, officially opened its doors on December 6 in Midtown Atlanta with a VIP ribbon-cutting ceremony. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Emory University President Claire E. Sterk, and Atlanta Braves Vice Chair Emeritus John Schuerholz were […]

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Design Phase Begins for Kent State’s New College of Business Administration

The Kent State University Board of Trustees approved a $3.2 million contract with Akron’s Signet Real Estate Group to lead the design phase for the new home for the College of Business Administration, a marquee building that is proposed to anchor the first phase of the Kent Gateway Plan. The project is part of the […]

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Signet Real Estate Group to bring creativity in both design and function to KSU’s planned new College of Business Administration

A mock trading floor and a 400-seat theater are among features of a proposed glass-walled $72.9 million College of Business Administration building at Kent State University. The building will be the most prominent part of the first phase of the university’s $1 billion-plus, 10-year campus transformation plan that KSU trustees approved this year. The building […]

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Kent State Selects Top Akron Developer to Design Proposed Home of College of Business Administration

READ ORIGINAL ARTICLE ON KENT STATE UNIVERSITY’S WEBSITE SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 Kent State University has selected Akron’sSignet Real Estate Groupto lead the design phase of the marquee building of the first phase of the Kent Gateway Plan – the proposed new home for the College of Business Administration. The project is part of the university’s […]

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Marshall University, in Partnership with Signet, Breaks Ground for New School of Pharmacy and Graduate Housing

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – In a ceremonial groundbreaking today, Marshall University marked the official start of construction on its new $56 million school of pharmacy academic building and graduate student housing complex on the Fairfield Campus of the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. The new academic building, which will be located at the corner […]

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