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3 noteworthy multifamily projects for July 2024

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3 noteworthy multifamily projects for July 2024

A music and art-inspired Austin community, an affordable senior housing facility along Florida’s Nature Coast, and budget-conscious rental housing in Phoenix, Ariz.


By BD+C Staff | July 10, 2024
Alder at the Grove pool, a 276 unit multifamily complex with interior design by Britt Design Group
Alder at the Grove, a 276 unit multifamily complex in Austin, Texas. Photo © Aaron Dougherty, courtesy Britt Design Group

These three multifamily projects on our radar include an artist-inspired complex, seven-acres of senior housing, and a budget-conscious rental community.


Music and art-inspired multifamily complex finishes second phase

Austin, Texas
 

Lobby mural at multifamily housing community
Featured in the lobby, the team designed a bespoke wallcovering with MDC featuring iconic Austin buildings, landmarks, and music-related verbiage in a graffiti art style. Photo © Aaron Dougherty, courtesy Britt Design Group

Alder at the Grove, a 276 unit multifamily complex with interior design by Britt Design Group, architecture by JHP, and construction by Andres Construction, is part of High Street Residential's sprawling master planned community, The Grove.

Alder at the Grove features artwork inspired by Austin’s lively music and art scene. The design team’s plan focused on vibrant accents and ground engagement points, fostering both extended interactions and quick perches. Custom modular seating, available in various shapes and sizes, flexes to meet the users' needs, whether for viewing unit floor plans on the interactive TV or as a casual work spot. The lobby lounge seating area features a custom rug that echoes the geometric trim work found throughout the interior, creating a cohesive and visually engaging design.

“The blending of geometric and fluid patterns is reminiscent of the juxtaposition between orthogonally designed buildings layered with street art that we see in downtown Austin,” says Laura Britt, Founding Principal, Britt Design Group.

Leased units range from 400 sf to 3,600 sf. Phase III of the master planned community is underway.

On the Building Team:
Developer: High Street Residential
Architect: JHP
Art Consultant: MetGal
Interior Design: Britt Design Group
General Contractor: Andres Construction



Florida’s Nature Coast senior housing community begins construction 

Crystal River, Fla.
 

Rendering of senior housing multifamily community
Rendering courtesy FK Architecture

The Fountains at Hidden Lake, an affordable senior housing facility along Florida’s Nature Coast, is now under construction. The seven-acre community, located at 10456 W. Ashburn Lane, will encompass 81,000 sf of living space as well as various amenities. FK Architecture is serving as the architect of record for the project.

FK’s design for The Fountains at Hidden Lake also entails a ground-level clubroom and fitness center, horseshoe court, community center, resort-size swimming pool, and dog park. The rent includes assistance with such household tasks as grocery shopping and laundry free of charge. Staff will also curate and schedule community events.

Construction on The Fountains at Hidden Lake is due for completion in the later months of 2025.

On the Building Team:
Developer: Housing Trust Group
Architect: FK Architecture
Interior Design: Builders Design
Landscape Architect: Forward Planning & Design
General Contractor: BDI Construction



Streamliner 16th and Streamliner 67th add budget-conscious housing to Phoenix

Phoenix, Ariz.
 

affordable housing multifamily community rendering
Rendering courtesy Greenlight Communities

Streamliner 67th, located at 6755 West McDowell Road in Phoenix, Ariz., is Greenlight Communities' first Streamliner project with 292 rental homes.

Streamliner 16th, located at 1616 East Polk Street in Phoenix, Ariz., will provide 208 units of budget-conscious rental homes with access to Downtown Phoenix, Tempe, and Sky Harbor airport.

Each Streamliner’s onsite amenities include a pool and fitness center, large co-workspace with wifi, indoor secured bike storage, community laundry facilities, and a multi-purpose event lawn. In-home amenities include wood-style plank flooring, stainless steel appliances, faux wood blinds, and a controlled access smart home system.

On the Building Team:
Developer: Greenlight Communities
Property Management: Bryten Real Estate Partners

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