New Jersey-based real estate investment Trust UMH Properties Inc. announced it has bought four manufactured home communities in the Pittsburgh area to house Marcellus shale workers as rental properties, the Pittsburgh Business Times reported.
It said the company paid $12.2 million for the four communities in the region that include 336 developed homes on 239 acres but didn't provide details on the specific properties it bought.
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