Sustainable Community Associates


Sustainable Community Associates


Sustainable Community Associates is a neighborhood based, award-winning, and mission-driven development firm.

We believe that with determination, creativity, and the willingness to challenge conventional wisdom, real estate development can have a transformative effect on a neighborhood.

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East College Street

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The Fairmont Creamery


Wagner Awning Building

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Mueller Lofts

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The Tappan

We own and manage everything we build and create communities that we would want to live in— and many of us do.

Our developments and historic preservation projects are considered to be some of the most thoughtful and well-executed in Cleveland, and our unique approach has yielded buildings that are consistently at capacity.

Follow Us At @SustainableCA

Hey Residents-

Starting at 5 PM today we will have supplies available for you to get crafty with it and make your own wreath.

Supplies will be available in the Sky Lounge at The Lincoln, community room at Mueller, and in the lobbies at Tappan, Awning & Creamery.

Be sure to tag us and show us what you made!


#holidays #crafts #clevelandapartments #tremont #thisiscle #DIY
Residents -

Let’s face it…Cleveland winters can be brutal. But with some proper planning we can all help each other out to prepare ourselves for the months ahead.

Take a look at some of the SCA do’s and don’ts and be on the lookout for a handout that will be headed to all residents very soon.

Together we can be sure to keep our communities as safe as possible this winter. ❄️ 


#winter #snow #safety #neighborshelpingneighbors #clevelandapartments
Last but not least, we’d like to introduce you to our fourth giving tree nonprofit this season - @frontstepscleveland! 

Lincoln residents, you’re up. Located in the sky lounge is a tree filled with donation requests from Front Steps. Sign out a tag and place your donation under the tree by December 16th and we’ll take care of the rest. 

We’re really excited to be highlighting Front Steps this year. They’re located just a few blocks away from our Tremont properties and you likely pass by their facility on West 25th Street regularly. 

Originally founded by four sisters from the Congregation of St. Joseph, Front Steps was previously referred to as Transitional Housing Inc. (THI) and opened its doors to residents on January 17, 1986. Its mission—to solve for a shortage of safe, decent and affordable housing for low-income and homeless women who faced multiple barriers in obtaining temporary residence. THI offered these women a chance to get back on their feet and interrupted the cyclical trickling in and out of emergency shelters. 

-Team SCA 

#givingtree #seasonofgiving #cleveland
Introducing you to our third nonprofit partner for this season - @citydogscle! 

Wagner Awning residents, this is your org for 2022! You know the drill - located in the lobby is a tree full of donation requests from Friends of City Dogs. Sign out a tag and place your donation under the tree by December 16th. 

We love pets at SCA and know many of our residents have found their furever friend from City Dogs. Read more about them below! 

Friends of City Dogs Cleveland is a volunteer run organization established in April 2020 with the mission of providing the animals taken in by Cleveland Animal Care and Control (CACC) with medical care and enrichment during their time at the kennel, preparing them for adoption into loving homes, and creating opportunities for potential adopters to get to know them as the great family members they were meant to be. Friends of City Dogs Cleveland is CACC’s primary fundraising partner. CACC is the exclusive beneficiary of the Friends’ fundraising efforts.

Friends of City Dogs seeks to enrich, improve and advocate for the lives of Cleveland's homeless dogs as they navigate their journey to a better life.

-Team SCA 

#givingtuesday #giveback #wagnerawning #givingtree #citydogs #cleveland