Offering Summary

Jones Lang LaSalle (“JLL”) is pleased to present Cortona at Forest Park (“Cortona”), a 278-home mid-rise apartment building featuring a premier location next to St. Louis’ Forest Park, as well as nearby downtown Clayton and Central West End. Cortona offers an unbeatable live/work/play location that is a short commute to all Forest Park has to offer, as well as top employers, entertainment, retail, restaurants, and downtown St. Louis.

Investment Highlights

Premier Location

  • Adjacent to beautiful Forest Park
  • Abundance of entertainment, restaurant and retail options surrounding Forest Park, including Clayton and Central West End
  • Proximate to Barnes Jewish Hospital, Wash U, Saint Louis University, Cortex Innovation District, and other top employers, education and healthcare


Value-Add Story

  • Competitive apartment finishes primed for interior value-add
  • Verified renovation to modernize homes and achieve $300 premiums
  • Opportunity to reimagine some amenity spaces 


Incredible Tax Benefits 

  • Desirable tax abatement in-place through 2038
  • Owner only pays 50% of tax bill with no reassessment 


Best-In-Class Development with Top Amenities 

  • Part of walkable master-planned development inclusive of restaurants, fitness, healthcare, hospitality, office, and private park 
  • Unbeatable community amenities including resort-style pool


Superb Property Performance

  • Strong Occupancy (99%)
  • 60% Retention 

Property Summary

Street Address 

5800 Highlands Plaza Drive

City, State

Saint Louis, MO, 63110


St. Louis City 

Number of Homes 278
Rentable Square Feet 222,908 SF
Average Home Size 802 SF
Occupancy 95%
Year Built 



102 Garage Spaces 

229 Surface Spaces 

331 Total Parking Spots 

Parking Ratio  1.9x 
Financing  Available All Cash 


Please contact JLL to set up a tour of the properties. The owner and JLL respectfully request that interested parties refrain from contacting any on-site personnel or residents. Tours must be scheduled in advance by contacting Kevin Girard ( or Zach Kaufman ( .

Fitness Center
Community Room
Living Room

Investment Contacts

Kevin Girard 

Managing Director


Zach Kaufman



Matthew Lawton

Executive Managing Director


Mark Stern

Managing Director


Henry Voges Jr. 

Senior Vice President 


Licencing MO #1999144162

Financing Contact

Trent Niederberger

Managing Director 


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