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Groundbreaking for new luxury-apartment community on E. President St.

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

A groundbreaking was held Wednesday for new luxury apartments on East President Street in Savannah.

It will be the future home of Marnier Grove, a gated, 320-unit- $41-million luxury apartment community. The complex will feature amenities like an open floor plan, a resort-style pool, dog park and a club house.

The complex with have three, three-story buildings surrounded by acres green space and live oaks.  

"It's truly going to be something. A class A-apartment community hasn't been built in Savannah for almost 20 years. So we're really going to set the standard, we believe, for apartment living in the community,” said Ian Smith, principal, Mariner Group.

The first apartment building is scheduled to be ready for move-in by the beginning of September, next year and the rest of the community will be finished in October.

Officials are in the process of creating a website featuring leasing information.

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