Entries by Sirena Frost

Wallick Associates Build the Dream of Home Ownership with Habitat for Humanity

Affordable, decent housing is one of the most basic human needs; however, so many families and seniors within our own neighborhoods and beyond are still without a place to call home. Like Wallick, Habitat for Humanity (Habitat), a global nonprofit housing organization, works to end poverty by providing safe, affordable housing. For two years now, […]

Wallick Welcomes Sen. Hornback, State Rep. Rand & Other Officials to KY Grand Reopening

Senator Paul Hornback and State Representative Rick Rand were among several officials to attend the grand reopening celebration for three of Wallick’s affordable apartment communities in Kentucky. Locust Ridge (72 units), Highpoint Senior Apartments (44 units) and Bedford Village (40 units) recently underwent rehabs after Wallick was awarded over $1.1 million in tax credits from […]

Grand Reopening at Cypress Commons after $7 Million Rehab

Wallick Communities has completed a $7 million renovation at Cypress Commons, a 44-unit affordable multifamily housing community in Middletown, OH. A grand reopening celebration was held at the community on October 17. Renovations at Cypress Commons began in 2017 after the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) awarded Wallick close to $500,000 in 9% low-income housing […]

Wallick Promotes Paul Koehler to Chief Administrative Officer

It’s Wallick’s pleasure to announce Paul Koehler has been promoted to Chief Administrative Officer. In this role, Paul will oversee budget, operations and strategic planning for Wallick’s IT, HR, Advertising & Marketing and Project Management departments. In 2014, Paul joined Wallick as Chief Information Officer to lead the Company’s IT team in addition to identifying […]

Here’s a Sneak Peek of The Ashford at Sturbridge

It was going to take a lot more than chilly temps and drizzly rain to stop Wallick’s business partners from catching a first glimpse of The Ashford at Sturbridge, the Company’s latest affordable assisted living community. Over 50 guests eagerly arrived at Sturbridge last Thursday for the Community’s first event since Wallick broke ground last […]

Construction on The Grove Columbus Wraps Up

The Grove Columbus is Wallick’s second memory care community that will provide housing and care to seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia-related illnesses. This $7.1 million community will be composed of four neighborhoods that can support up to a total of 56 residents. Designed to accommodate seniors as they progress through the stages of dementia, each […]

Wallick’s Development Team Announces Change

It’s Wallick’s pleasure to announce that John Leonard has taken leadership of the company’s development team, in addition to our construction team. Since 2016, John has successfully led Wallick Construction, and under his guidance, the company has seen project after project completed on-time and on-budget. Now, John will lead both business units and oversee projects from concept […]

Andrew Piletz Joins Wallick as Director of Marketing, Senior Living

Meet Andrew, our new Director of Marketing for Senior Living. He leads the marketing and strategy for our senior living communities which includes: positioning, brand strategy, and lead generation. Andrew joins Wallick Communities after spending eight years at Abbott Nutrition. In his previous role as Senior Brand Manager, Andrew led the direct marketing efforts for […]

The Ashford on Broad Ranked First Among Columbus Assisted Living Communities for Resident Satisfaction

The Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman, a division of the Ohio Department of Aging, has released results of the 2017 Long-Term Care Resident Satisfaction Survey. This survey, conducted through face-to-face interviews with residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities, assessed residents’ satisfaction with an array of subjects related to their care and […]

Wallick Ranks Second on Cincinnati MHA’s Preferred Developer List

On Tuesday, the Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority (Cincinnati MHA) Board approved Wallick Communities as one of six preferred developers that the organization will partner with over the next couple years to help reposition the existing public housing stock in its portfolio. Wallick was one of eleven firms that responded to the Request for Proposal. Upon […]

63 Individuals Hired at Job Fair Held by Resident Resources Network

An innovative approach to the traditional job fair led to more than 60 low-income, underemployed and hard-to-place jobseekers to employment opportunities. Held in March by Resident Resources Network (RRN), a nonprofit established in 2011 by Wallick Communities, this job fair strayed from more traditional methods by bringing the event to jobseekers and the community in […]

Three Residents Awarded Jack Wallick Scholarships

Congratulations to the following residents, who have been awarded the Jack Wallick Memorial Scholarship for 2018: Brittany Durham: A resident of Fair Park Apartments in Sardinia, OH, Ms. Durham will attend Kaplan University to attain a bachelor’s degree in business.   Earnestine Jones: Ms. Jones lives at Garden View Acres, located in Toledo, OH. She will […]

Daines Village Moving Forward after Wallick Receives Housing Tax Credit Award

The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) recently awarded Wallick Communities almost $800,000 in 9% Low-Income Housing Tax Credits for the development of Daines Village Apartments, a soon-to-be built affordable family community in London, Ohio. Located between Columbus and Dayton, the community was named in memory of Bob Daines, a recognized expert in affordable housing and […]

Congressman Bill Johnson Visits Wallick’s Corporate Office

After passing up his visit in January due to delays in the spending bill, Congressman Bill Johnson made good on his promise to tour Wallick Communities’ new corporate office last week. A solid supporter of affordable housing, Congressman Johnson represents Ohio’s 6th District in which five of Wallick’s affordable apartment communities are located: Lawrence Village- […]

Sarah Malone Joins Wallick Communities as SVP of Asset Management

Meet Sarah, our new Senior Vice President of Asset Management. She is responsible for ensuring all company-owned communities are performing financially and generating a return on investment. Sarah joins Wallick Communities after spending 10 years at Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing (OCCH), first as Vice President of Fund Management then as Director of Fund Management. […]

Wallick’s Affordable Housing Communities Receive Makeovers

This summer, Wallick celebrated the grand re-openings of three affordable communities, all achieved under the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program: Georgetown Senior Apartments – 64 units, Delaware, OH Echo Hill – 40 units, Vanceburg, KY Cutter Apartments – 40 units, Cincinnati, OH These communities underwent major improvements including brand new kitchens and bathrooms, new windows […]