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East Greensboro welcomes Bailey Village apartment complex at grand opening today

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GREENSBORO — long awaited Bailey VillageThe 172-unit apartment complex on East Market Street officially opened this morning to great fanfare.

local officials and leaders Joint Prayer House for All Celebrating much-needed apartments in areas of the city struggling to attract new investment.

“This is one of the largest private investments we’ve made in Greensboro in a long time,” Mayor Nancy Vaughan said Thursday in a text message. ‘s apartment.”







Elder Rodriguez Murray of the National Prayer Hall gives a tour of Greensboro’s Bailey Village on Thursday. Mayor Nancy Vaughan has called it “one of his biggest private investments” in Greensboro.


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The gated complex has four buildings housing 42 one-bedroom units, 124 two-bedroom units, and six three-bedroom units. Rents range from $1,000 to $1,700, and each apartment has its own balcony.

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The purple and slate gray three-story building is constructed of steel and concrete. The complex has a 382 square foot fitness center, two dog parks, and several units are handicapped accessible and well equipped.

Church elder Rodriguez Murray said Thursday that the development is aimed at attracting young professionals and professors from NC A&T and Bennett University. rice field.







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Phil Barnhill, Executive Vice President East Greensboro Nowsaid the project will bring quality apartments to the area.

“It’s a challenge for our city as a whole, we need more residential units,” says Barnhill. “And the sheer excitement of such a large investment in East He Greensboro is a good thing because it will act as a catalyst for future development throughout this part of the city.”

Under the stewardship of the late Bishop SC Madison, United Houses of Players purchased properties at East Market and South Dudley Streets in 2005. over ten years.







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The Common Prayer House for All is located across from the church-built Bailey Village housing complex. Founded in 1919, the Washington, DC-based United Prayer House is building similar projects in other cities.


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Murray said Bishop CM Bailey made several trips to Greensboro to observe the needs of the community and pray about how best to invest in the land. Bailey also met with community stakeholders about the project.

“We find concepts that fit this community and its unique needs,” says Murray. “This part of Greensboro sits between two He HBCUs (NC A&T and Bennett College). ,” he said.







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Hardwood floors are just one of the amenities of the new Bailey Village Apartment Complex in East Greensboro. The complex has four buildings housing 42 one-bedroom units, 124 two-bedroom units, and six three-bedroom units.


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“Others have set up their own committees and published their plans in the media,” Bailey said in a church news release. My prayers are that Bailey and his Village will be a place of rest and relaxation that Greensboro will be proud of. ”

The United House of Prayer, with its church just across Dudley Street, is based in Washington, DC and has 137 congregations nationwide. The nondenominational Christian Church, founded in 1919, is building similar projects in other cities.







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An angel welcoming people at Bailey Village in Greensboro.


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“United House of Players has always had the thought process of taking care of the body in addition to feeding the soul, and that includes accommodation,” Murray said.

The multi-family housing complex, which covers 55% of the site, is only Phase 1 of the project. Phase 2 is a planned retail development on lots along Dudley Street.

“We are still looking for a suitable partner, but I don’t think it will last very long.

The area is considered a food desert, and Murry said grocers have expressed interest in the location, but declined to provide further details.

“It’s important for the church to invest in the area where it’s located. This is our community,” Murray said. “Members can watch with pride and see exactly where their efforts have gone.”







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Elder Rodriguez Murray of the National Prayer Hall gives a tour of Greensboro’s Bailey Village on Thursday. This apartment complex is part of a 13-acre lot that was once a processing center for the United States Postal Service.


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Contact Kenwyn Caranna at 336-373-7082.

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