The Sterling Group Celebrates Opening of Knoxville Property

07-09-14 Grand Opening-photoMishawaka, Ind. – The Sterling Group, an Indiana-based multifamily firm, recently celebrated the official grand opening of its newest Class A market rate community, Wellsley Park at Deane Hill in Knoxville, TN.

“Wellsley Park reflects the vision of The Sterling Group, who, along with our partners, BlackRidge Companies, has developed,” said Larry Swank II, Assistant Vice President of Sterling Construction. “We are committed to creating exceptional apartment homes for people to live, blending excellent locations, high-quality construction, and a broad array of lifestyle amenities.”

A 249-unit luxury development southeast of West Town Mall in West Knox County, Wellsley Park at Deane Hill apartments, is located at the northwest corner of Wellsley Park Road and Deane Hill.

Boasting spectacular views, Wellsley Park offers one, two, and three bedroom floorplans each featuring quality interior finishes, along with granite countertops, woodgrain flooring, and a full-size washer and dryer in every home.

Community amenities include being pet-friendly and featuring a Resident Clubhouse, Cyber Café with Wi-Fi, a media room, fitness center with top-of-the-line equipment and adjacent tot room. Other amenities include a resort-style swimming pool with an arbor, grills, and fire pit area, a bocce ball court, car care center and recycling center. Attached and detached garages are also available.

“This community offers residents a comfortable lifestyle with amenities and finishes typically found in upscale, single-family homes, added John Ehrhardt, Assistant Vice President of Sterling Management. “We recognize the importance of community and Wellsley Park is setting the standard in West Knoxville as the finest, most aesthetically-pleasing, and functionally-designed apartment home community in the market. Wellsley Park is close to everything, but nothing comes close.”

The official grand opening marks the completion of half of the project’s buildings, which includes the apartment homes, as well as, the shared community amenities. The remaining units will be delivered throughout the next two months and all buildings are expected to be move-in ready by the end of September.

SGN+A, Decatur, GA, designed Wellsley Park and Studio 4D, Denver, CO, managed the clubhouse and the models interior design. The property is being professionally managed by Sterling Management.


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The Sterling Group

The Sterling Group, founded in 1976, develops, constructs, acquires, and manages investment quality real estate, specializing in multifamily apartment homes and storage facilities. Sterling properties are in 16 states throughout the Midwest and Southeast. For more information about the Sterling Group, visit, find us on Facebook at or follow us on Twitter at

BlackRidge Companies

BlackRidge Companies is a privately owned and operated real estate development and holding company based in the heart of Southwest Montana. BlackRidge specializes in market rate, multifamily apartment home communities and high-quality hotels nationwide. For more information on BlackRidge Companie, please visit

Sterling Management

Sterling Management, Ltd. has over 30 years of experience assisting owners in achieving both physical and financial goals for their assets. Sterling Management oversees an expansive portfolio of multi-family communities and storage facilities across the United States. In addition, it also provides fee management services. For more information, please visit or contact Andrea Hurn, Vice President of Management, at 574-247-3241.