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    A Lancaster City Real Estate Renaissance

    Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Zamagias Properties is a family-run real estate investment and development company that owns and manages over 2 million square feet of office, retail, mixed-use, and student housing properties across Pennsylvania and Virginia. Zamagias works closely with a mix of high-quality local operators as well as national brands and regional chains.

    As historic architecture has been revitalized over the past decade, the Zamagias team began investing in properties located in downtown Lancaster City in 2010. “We saw all of the potential Lancaster City had and that momentum has only gotten stronger. The entrepreneurial culture and historical architecture along with walkability of the downtown makes it a very unique place,” said David Martens, President of Zamagias Properties.


    The Keppel Building

    For over a decade, Zamagias Properties has specialized in rehabbing existing properties and converting them to modernized mix-use projects. The Keppel Building is their second Lancaster City project. Centered in Lancaster City’s vibrant urban core, The Keppel Building offers fresh rental apartments and unique commercial opportunities. Form and function collide to create an unparalleled living experience in this new innovative space. Dressed in gorgeous Beaux-Arts motifs, The Keppel Building pairs thoughtful, modern design with delightful elegance.
    You can find these businesses at The Keppel Building:


    Cabalar Meat Co.: A family-owned neighborhood butcher, grocer, and eatery.


    MadChef Craft Brewing: Located inside Cabalar Meat Co. and serving up high quality, well balanced and flavorful craft beer.


    Nicole Taylor Boutique: A curated collection of ethical clothing for women to make you feel good while doing good for the earth.


    Sophie Stargazer Boutique: Personally selected clothing and gifts that help the planet and those who live in it.


    Alpha Dog Advertising: A marketing agency specializing in brand positioning that leads brands to better revenue.


    LeFevre Funk Architects: An architect firm providing architectural services throughout PA, creating spaces people want to live and work.


    Lancaster Virtual Reality Lounge (LVRL): Offering over 300 virtual reality experiences.


    American Wealth Strategies: A financial services firm that offers answers to life’s biggest financial questions.


    D.O. Studio: An upscale urban chic hair salon with a talented team of hair experts.


    Steeple View Lofts

    The Steeple View Lofts combine street-level retail space with 55 and over apartments that are rich with historic architectural details including brick walls, support columns, and other details. In the classic warehouse style, these lofts have 12-foot-high ceilings, beautiful large windows, visible ductwork, and modern lighting. Each floor has a Community Room designed to be enjoyed by all residents.


    You can find these businesses at The Steeple View Lofts:


    Friendship Heart Gallery: A creative arts studio for Artists with Developmental and Intellectual Disability and/or Autism celebrating personalities and talents through free expression and collaboration.


    Miesse Candies: Providing fresh, quality chocolates mad with natural ingredients to Lancaster for over 140 years.


    HORNE: Your source for authentic modern design from across the globe.



    101NQ breathes new life into the former Bulova building on the corner of Queen and Orange Streets. More than 150,000 square feet of mixed-use real estate make up the four-story building. The Row offers space for retailers, restaurants, and other service-based businesses on the ground floor, and The Core consists of two floors of office space. Luxury condos with unrivaled amenities, including private rooftop terraces, are in the works for the fourth floor.


    You can find these businesses at 101NQ:


    LNP Media Group:The publisher of LNP and, as well as five other county newspapers, Susquehanna Printing.


    Cargas: An employee-owned software company offering software from Microsoft and Sage, as well as custom-developed products.


    Lush Bazzaar: Small collections of sustainable, handmade products crafted from raw materials, hand-woven cotton, and hand dyed fabrics.


    iTrain Studios: A dedicated fitness community offering solutions for every fitness level.


    Schedule Engine: A software company building technologies to modernize customer experience in the home services space.


    Laura Z Tai Fine Jewelry & Watches: Fine Jewelry and Watches: Opening Summer 2021.


    Blossom Med Spa: A team of qualified professionals ready to serve you through wellness and beauty treatments.


    PeoplesBank: An integrated team of experienced financial mentors since 1864.


    Sprint (T-Mobile): Now part of T-Mobile, phone services and accessories on their 5G network.


    Starbucks: More than just coffee by offering bottled drinks, iced beverages, blended coffees, and breakfast/lunch items.


    West King Street
    Zamagias Properties’ most recent purchase, West King Street includes four attached historic buildings in the heart of Lancaster City. Zamagias is currently exploring several redevelopment options to convert what is currently office use to a 120,000 square foot mixed-use property.
    Ville + Rue: A home furnishing showroom filled with inspiration along with in-home design consultations.


    Lancaster County Community Foundation: LCCF’s mission is to embolden the extraordinary individuals and community benefit organizations (CBOs) that already exist all over the county.


    HDC MidAtlantic: Providing housing that is safe and affordable to those with lower incomes, focusing on seniors, families, and individuals living with disabilities across Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland.


    The Pressroom Restaurant: Serving award-winning cocktails and a creative menu of American fusion cuisine with each dish built around locally-sourced, fresh ingredients.