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Members of a tour group look out the windows of a ground level commercial space inside the building at the corner of Harrison and Pearl streets during a tour conducted by representatives from Real America and the Downtown Improvement District on Wednesday of the commercial spaces in the buildings that house the Randall Lofts and the proposed Superior Lofts.

Downtown boosters get a sneak peek at urban lofts

Downtown boosters got a sneak peek at a pair of rental projects officials say will keep momentum going in the city's urban core.

Officials from the Downtown Improvement District and Fishers-based RealAmerica Development & Management conducted a tour of the loft apartment sites Wednesday.

Click here to see photos from the tour.

Randall Lofts is a $7.5 million complex, where renovations are ongoing. It occupies a historic building at 616 S. Harrison that will include 44 one- and two bedroom apartments. Pre-leasing is underway.

Construction on Superior Lofts should begin in 2015, with leasing taking place late that year. The $14 million project will house 66 apartments, similar to the units on South Harrison, except all but two of those apartments are income-based.

Rent at Superior Lofts could range $800 to $1,200 a month.

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