Bell Partners and Signature Property Group Announce Development and Management Partnership

prnewswire | September 28, 2020

Signature Property Group, a real estate development firm that has been devoted to constructing quality apartment communities throughout North Carolina for over three decades, and Bell Partners, one of the nation's leading apartment investment and management companies, this week announced that Bell Partners will become the manager for eight of Signature's current properties in North Carolina as well as for future Signature developments. Signature's portfolio currently includes over 2,400 units across its properties in Greensboro, Raleigh, Durham and Charlotte, with an additional 1,200 units in the company's development pipeline.

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