Last year was a busy one for developers in the multifamily industry to say the least, so the analysts at RENTCafe set out to find 10 of the largest apartment developments completed in 2015 nationwide.
What they found were projects that were not only large in size and number of units, but ones with a wide array of amenities that rival the hotel industry. As a whole, the 10 developments on the list totaled nearly 6,000 units.
Of the top 10, four developments were built in Orange County California, while all the projects were located in or near major metropolitan areas.
Here are the partment developments completed in 2015 that made RENTCAFE's list :
#10. Shorecrest Club in Miami, Fla.: 465 rental units
Completed: 5/21/2015Address: 7950 Bayshore Court, Miami, FL 33138
Rental types: 320 one-bed apartments, 145 two-bed apartments
Property size: 427,955 sq.ft., two 20-story buildings (first floor includes 6,000 sq.ft. of retail)
Short description: 700 parking spaces. Panoramic views of the Miami skyline. On-site concierge service. Pet-friendly. State-of-the-art fitness center. Clubroom overlooking Biscayne Bay. Dock with water access. Modern business center. Full service restaurant. Theater. Sparkling resort-style pool.
#9. AMLI Campion Trail in Irving, Dallas–Fort Worth Metro, Texas: 482 rental units
Completed: 12/09/2015Address: 777 Lake Carolyn Pkwy, Irving, TX
Rental types: 53 studios, 294 one-bedroom apartments, 135 two-bedroom apartments
Property size: 419,709 sq.ft., 2 four-story buildings
Short description: Green building – LEED – Certified Gold. 1,060 parking spaces. Located in the urban setting of Downtown Las Colinas. Fully-equipped kitchens with stainless steel appliances and espresso cabinetry. Two resort-style swimming pools with cabanas. Fitness center. Resident business center and conference room. Dog wash and fenced yards. Views of Elm Fork Trinity River and Lake Carolyn.
#8. Avella in Irvine, Orange County, Calif.: 485 rental units
Address: 6500 Roosevelt, Irvine, CA 92618
Rental types: 280 one-bedroom apartments, 205 two-bedroom apartments
Property size: 384,881 sq.ft., 31 two- and three-story buildings (first floor includes parking)
Short description: 515 parking spaces. 2 saltwater pools & 2 spas with cabanas & trellis shade areas. Fitness center. Entertainment club room with outdoor lounge. Business center. Playground. Electronic charging stations. Outdoor dining and BBQ areas with fireplace. Wood-style flooring in kitchen, entry & living areas.
#7. Boardwalk by Windsor in Huntington Beach, Orange County, Calif.: 487 rental units
Address: 7461 Edinger Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Rental types: 38 studios, 185 -one-bedroom apartments, 16 one-bedroom townhouses, 191 two-bedroom apartments, 28 two-bedroom townhouses, 17 three-bedroom townhouses
Property size: 466,639 sq.ft., 10 three-, four-, and five-story buildings (first floor includes retail)
Short description: Green building – LEED – Proposed Certified Gold. Club rooms and lounge areas. Full-length swimming pool. Fitness and spa areas. Private indoor theater. Rooftop deck lounge. Public park with sand volleyball & paddle ball courts. Outdoor seating areas. Play areas. Contemporary cabinetry throughout. Quartz countertops. Kitchen islands.
#6. Modera Tempo in Alexandria, Va., Washington D.C. Metro: 492 rental units
Address: 5760 Dow Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304
Rental types: 1 studio, 18 one-bedroom/alcove apartments, 229 one-bedroom apartments, 198 two-bedroom apartments, 46 three-bedroom apartments
Property size: 425,287 sq.ft., 3 four-story buildings (over 15,000 sq.ft. of retail)
Short description: 544 parking spaces. Move-in ready apartments. Open floor plans. Custom cabinets. Kitchen islands. Carpeting in bedroom. 24-hour fitness studio. Two courtyards. Dog spa. Two hotel-inspired pools. Social lounge with kitchen. Concierge services.
#5. One North Fourth in Brooklyn, NYC: 509 rental units
Address: 1 North Fourth Place, Brooklyn, NY 11249
Short description: Technogym fitness equipment with integrated media. Spinning and yoga room. Outdoor pool. 8,500 sq.ft. sundeck with movie-screen. Playroom. BBQ area. Media lounge with billiards. Party room. 24-hr. concierge. Floor-to-ceiling corner windows. Custom solar shades.
#4. The Boat House in The Colony, Dallas–Fort Worth Metro, Texas: 526 rental units
Address: 2875 Painted Lake Circle, The Colony, TX 75056
Rental types: 24 studios, 320 one-bedroom apartments, 42 one-bedroom townhouses, 80 two-bedroom apartments, 38 two-bedroom townhouses, 22 three-bedroom townhouses
Property size: 459,466 sq.ft., 32 two- and three-story buildings (first floor includes parking)
Short description: 725 parking spaces. Fitness center overlooking Painted Lake. Ample parks and green spaces. Lakeside swimming pool with sunning islands. Access to 4 additional pools, sand volleyball, and children’s playground at Thousand Oaks Apartments. Gourmet kitchens. Three designer-appointed color schemes. Energy efficient stainless steel appliances.
#3. Amalfi in Tustin, Orange County, Calif.: 528 rental units
Address: 16000 Legacy Road, Tustin, CA 92782
Rental types: 28 studios, 268 one-bedroom apartments, 208 two-bedroom apartments, 24 two-bedroom townhouses
Property size: 461.706 sq.ft., 14 three- and four-story buildings (first floor includes parking)
Short description: 1,056 parking spaces. Large pool, spa, extensive deck area with cabanas and shaded areas. Fitness center. Clubroom with gourmet kitchen area. Electric vehicle charging stations. Green park bordered by BBQ areas. Quartz stone kitchen and bathroom countertops. Pet-friendly.
#2. Hunter’s Point South Living in Long Island City, Queens, NY: 925 rental units
Address: 1-55 Borden Avenue (Crossing Building), 1-50 50th Avenue (Commons Building) Long Island City, NY 11101
Property size: Hunter’s Point South Crossing is 32 stories tall and hosts 306 apartments. Hunter’s Point South Commons is 37 stories tall and hosts 619 apartments.
Short description: Rent-stabilized apartments. Pet-friendly apartments. Fitness center. Tech lounge. BBQ grills. Bike storage. Children’s playroom.
#1. Park Place in Irvine, Orange County, Calif.: 989 rental units
Address: 3395 Michelson Drive, Irvine, CA 92612
Rental types: 108 studios, 87 one-bedroom/alcove apartments, 416 one-bedroom apartments, 378 two-bedroom apartments
Property size: 873,051 sq.ft., 5 three-, four-, and five-story buildings
Short description: 1,484 parking spaces. 3 saltwater pools and 4 spas – heated year-round. Cardio theater fitness center. Yoga and fitness classes. Outdoor dining and entertainment courtyards with BBQ areas and fireplaces. Onsite car wash. Full–size in home washer/dryer. Media wall outlet configuration in living rooms.