ATHENS, GA-Jennings Mill Road’s the Legacy Mill apartment community is sold to Amherst, NY’s the Benchmark Group for $22.9 million. Cushman & Wakefield Inc. is the broker behind the sale of the 352-unit complex, representing Legacy Mill L.P. The property sits on a 32.5-acre site.

Trammell Crow Residential began developing the apartment property for $19 million in 1998, marking the company’s first entry into the Athens/Clarke County market. In a statement at the time, Michael McGwier of the company’s Atlanta office explained that “our market research shows there is clear need for an apartment community that offers the amenities, lifestyles, convenience and technology so popular among today’s professional business class.”

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