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As published in Toledo Business Journal - July 1, 2018

Quarry Ridge will be located off Brint Road near Pacesetter Park in Sylvania Township

Quarry Ridge will be located off Brint Road near Pacesetter Park in Sylvania Township

New $40M+ development in Sylvania Twp

Quarry Ridge to feature 50 villas and 115 single-family homes

Mitchell Development Company, in partnership with Buckeye Real Estate Group and McCarthy Builders, is investing over $40 million to develop a 53-acre parcel in Sylvania Township into a residential subdivision. The development, Quarry Ridge, will feature 50 villas and 115 single-family homes.

Buckeye Real Estate Group and McCarthy Builders are the exclusive builders of the project, with McCarthy developing the villa lots and Buckeye Real Estate Group developing the single-family homes.

According to Steve Mitchell of Mitchell Development Company, the villas will range from 1,270-1,460 square feet on nearly 14 acres of land and the single-family homes will range from 2,000-2,500 square feet on 38 acres of land.

Mitchell noted the villas will feature quartz counters, hard surface flooring, craftsman style architecture, vaulted ceilings, island kitchens, maintenance-free exteriors, and will be a single-story. The single-family homes will feature well-finished kitchens with granite counters, tiled back splash, stainless steel appliances, mud rooms with custom-built lockers, full basements, four bedrooms, and will be two-stories

The average villa lot will be approximately 5,500 square feet with an average frontage of 41 feet along the public roadway. The single-family homes will feature 2.972 units per acre to remain consistent with the 2007 Sylvania Township Land Use Plan and Zoning Resolution recommended by the Lucas County Plan Commission.

Pacesetter Park in Sylvania

Pacesetter Park in Sylvania

The Lucas County Plan Commission also previously recommended that the zone change request is consistent with the goals, objectives, and intent of the Sylvania Township Land Use Plan; the zone change request of the parcel to R-1 Residential is consistent with the surrounding zoning and uses; and the zone change is anticipated to have minimal adverse impacts on surrounding properties.

The Sylvania Township board of trustees unanimously approved the zone changes for the parcel of land and approved the project in early March.

According to Daryl Graus, planning and zoning manager for Sylvania Township, the subdivision will be accessed from a single point along Brint Road to the south that connects to three cul-de-sacs through the Planned Unit Development (PUD) portion of the development. Mitchell Development Company indicated that all roadways will be public with 60 feet of right-of-way and 27 feet of pavement being maintained throughout the development.

Graus also noted that the surrounding land uses of the parcel include Pacesetter Park to the north, single-family home uses to the south and west, and a single-family residence, farm field, and stone quarry to the east. The plans for the parcel include a connection with the Brint Crossing subdivision to the west and a sub-street for future connection, if ever developed, to the vacant parcel to the east. There will also be a pedestrian path connection to Pacesetter Park.

Mitchell also noted that there’s new housing demand in Sylvania Township and that’s the driving need for this project.

When speaking of the area and its benefits to the future homeowners, Mitchell said, “There are excellent Sylvania schools in the area, connection to parks nearby (Quarry Ridge and Pacesetter Park), and also a great proximity to shopping / businesses nearby.”

Construction is set to begin in the Fall.