UPDATE: Hurricane Matthew Response
UPDATE 11/11: Thanks to the employees in all our offices and properties who gave monetary donations to help the victims of Hurricane Matthew! From our special fundraising Jeans Dan and our GoFundMe page, we were able to make a large donation to the American Red Cross chapter that covers Savannah. Thanks to all who donated to the cause!
UPDATE 10/21: We are very grateful for all the residents at Sterling Bluff who have donated food, household goods, linens, and other needed items for those residents whose apartments were affected by the flood. Their generosity is inspiring and appreciated!
Meanwhile, our staff continues to work around the clock to help affected residents find housing and connect them with other recovery services and resources. Donations from the Grubb Properties corporate offices and other communities will be delivered in the coming weeks.
We have set up a GoFundMe page for donations to go to the Savannah-area Red Cross: Hurricane Matthew Victims GoFundMe page
For more information on ongoing efforts in Savannah, please go to:
From 10/14/16: Hurricane Matthew wreaked devastation throughout the southeast, including at our Sterling Bluff Apartments in Savannah, Ga. The community lost about 40% of its apartment homes due to flooding, affecting many residents and leaving them with few of their belongings.
The Grubb Properties team is working tirelessly around the clock to care for residents and help the property recover. We would like to highlight some of those efforts here.
Ron Cox, our director of maintenance and safety, is working with disaster relief company Disaster One to assess the damages, allocate necessary resources, communicate plans, and provide updates on services and reconstruction. Ron and his team members will help evaluate the extent of the damage, perform inspections, ensure that everything complies with regulations, and put the safety of the residents above all else.
Lynette Vander Heyden, regional property manager for Sterling Bluff, and her team are pitching in to handle all of the property's daily and weekly operations, giving the Sterling Bluff team time to focus completely on caring for their residents and addressing their needs.
Many residents from our other communities asked how they can help, and we are accepting donations from them and employees for the Red Cross and Salvation Army in affected areas. In our corporate offices, we are holding a household goods drive for items that the Sterling Bluff residents can use when they move back in.
We are incredibly grateful for the Grubb Properties team members, volunteers, and Disaster One members who are helping to assist those in need at Sterling Bluff and in all the other affected areas. Please continue checking this page for updates as our recovery continues.« back to news