Wood Partners Announces Grand Opening of Alta Baytown in Texas

Newswire – June 13, 2019. Wood Partners, a national leader in multi-family real estate development and acquisition, announced earlier today the grand opening of its newest luxury residential community – Alta Baytown – in Baytown, Texas.

The new, residential community is located at 1600 Santavy Street, in close proximity to the Garth Road thoroughfare that feeds the Baytown submarket and provides direct access to the greater Houston metro area.

“Alta Baytown is a one-of-a-kind residence in the Baytown submarket,” said Bart Barrett, Managing Director for Wood Partners. “The community is adjacent to not only a plentiful center of employment opportunities but also a vast amount of retail, as well. Alta Baytown offers residents state-of-the-art technological amenities and a mix of floor plans, ranging from classic apartment living to townhome units with attached garages, giving our residents the option to have a more traditional ‘home’ experience.”

Baytown is also home to ExxonMobil Baytown, the largest petrochemical complex in the United States, the Houston Ship Channel, and the Port of Houston, the busiest port in the United States for the past 22 years. In addition, a Kroger Marketplace-anchored shopping center and the San Jacinto Mall redevelopment project are also nearby to the community, adding ample shopping and entertainment options to the surrounding areas.

Alta Baytown is designed with the urban family in mind. Units offer Bluetooth-enabled technology systems, a state-of-the-art package delivery system and a business center with two private conference rooms. Residents have access to the Precor gym equipment found in the fitness center, which is also complete with a Peloton bike system and Preva technology that residents can utilize via their own streaming services and accounts. A bike shop, pet spa and dog park are also all on-site.

Inside both the apartment units and the townhomes, renters will find modern finishes that distinguish this community from others in the market and provide an A-class, custom-built living experience. Inside the units, sought-after amenities abound, including granite kitchen countertops, custom-patterned tile backsplashes, stainless Energy Star appliances, wood flooring, en-suite master baths with custom-framed mirrors, walk-in closets, solar shades and full-size washer and dryer. Residents can also enjoy views of the man-made lake, which brings a natural setting to the property.

The community totals 336 units, featuring 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom custom-designed floor plans with 9-10 foot ceilings. Alta Baytown joins a list of eighteen properties managed by Wood Partners in Texas and is the first in Baytown.

Wood Partners Announces Grand Opening of Yard 8 in Midtown Miami

Newswire – June 5, 2019. Wood Partners, a national leader in multi-family real estate development and acquisition, announced the grand opening of its newest luxury residential high-rise community – Yard 8 – in Midtown Miami, Florida.

Yard 8 occupies an area that was once part of the Buena Vista Rail Yard, located at 2901 NE 1st Avenue, placing the new, modern community in the midst of an area teeming with history and culture.

“We are thrilled to bring Yard 8 online in Midtown Miami, one of the most desirable neighborhoods in South Florida,” said Jeff Quinlivan, Managing Director for Wood Partners. “The area is unique. Residents have great access to both everyday retail as well as very interesting restaurants, shops and bars.”

Midtown, a walkable neighborhood reminiscent of New York’s SoHo district, is situated between the Design District to the north and Wynwood to the south. Collectively, the area is the epicenter of Miami’s burgeoning creative scene and world-renowned for many colorful murals, boutique fashion stores, indoor-outdoor eateries, music venues, craft breweries and contemporary art galleries.

Designed with an industrial edge, Yard 8 interiors feature open-concept spaces with concrete loft-style ceilings juxtaposed with modern luxury finishes. Unit amenities include floor-to-ceiling windows, custom Italian cabinetry, and frameless glass showers, which bring a sophisticated experience to a neighborhood that embodies Miami’s urban and electric culture.

Yard 8 community residents will have access to Wood Partners’ immersive cultural program, the Ground Floor Project®. This project brings acoustic music, spoken word and local dance performances to Yard 8, providing residents with a connection to the vibrant cultures that surround the new community, while also boosting the local arts scene.

Yard 8 offers its residents uniquely curated amenities including a bistro-inspired clubhouse with a demonstration kitchen that provides a community-building space to retreat and meet neighbors. Residents can utilize the expansive, on-site fitness center, which includes Peloton bikes, a yoga studio and state-of-the-art cardio and weight-training machines.

The property also offers an unparalleled rooftop oasis featuring a resort-style pool surrounded by lush, tropical landscaping, offering views of nearby Biscayne Bay and Downtown Miami. The community features approximately 30,000 SF of ground floor retail within this energetic and walkable metropolitan district.

Yard 8 is currently leasing and is ready for immediate move-ins. The community totals 387 units, featuring studios, 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom units. Yard 8 joins a list of 5 properties managed by Wood Partners in Florida.

Wood Partners Announces Grand Opening of Alta Dairies in Atlanta

Newswire – June 3, 2019. Wood Partners, a national leader in multifamily real estate development and acquisition, announced the grand opening of its newest luxury residential community – Alta Dairies – in Atlanta, Georgia.

The new, residential community is located at 777 Memorial Drive SE, in the heart of the East Atlanta submarket. It is a centerpiece of the ongoing Atlanta Dairies redevelopment and the revitalization of Memorial Drive, a major east-west connection in East Atlanta. With immediate access to the Atlanta BeltLine when the extension to Memorial Drive opens this summer, residents will be able to benefit from the redevelopment and revitalization of this thoroughfare.

“The East Atlanta submarket has seen a phenomenal transformation over the last decade,” said Bennett Sands, Managing Director for Wood Partners. “We believed that our Atlanta Portfolio would benefit greatly by having a major investment in this submarket, and we are excited to be launching that effort with the grand opening of Alta Dairies.”

In addition to its central location, Alta Dairies is strategically positioned in the midst of a competitive employment region. With notable career opportunities at Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines, Emory University, Morehouse College, UPS, AT&T, Grady Hospital and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, among the broad number of Fortune 500 companies headquartered in the region, residents have top-caliber employment options in close proximity. There are also a number of outdoor spaces within a short distance, including Grant Park, Cabbagetown Park and Historic Fourth Ward Park.

“It was important to us to ensure that we were preserving the vibrant cultural elements of the East Atlanta submarket when designing Alta Dairies,” said Sands. “That is why you will find community spaces filled with authentic, local art and graphic graffiti.”

Alta Dairies is a premier, residential property in Reynoldstown that champions a community experience. For both the avid outdoor enthusiast and the technology-savvy young professional, Alta Dairies has amenities for all. An impressive indoor/outdoor rooftop sky lounge with double-sided fireplace boasts unparalleled views of Downtown and Midtown Atlanta, along with outdoor biergarten with bocce and yard games, outdoor kitchens with gas grills, a saltwater swimming pool with a tanning shelf, and expansive bicycle storage room and repair center. Residents will also be able to enjoy a 24/7 fitness center with power gym and dedicated yoga studio, a pet spa and wash room, business center and conference room with rentable office spaces, as well as a fully furnished guest suite.

Inside, units have been designed to elevate the standard of living in this submarket. Units feature high ceilings, private patios or balconies, stainless steel kitchen appliances, gas ranges, quartz countertops, and other modern finishes that make the apartment homes at Alta Dairies the top of their class.

The community totals 312 units, featuring studios, and 1- and 2-bedroom floor plans, and offers an on-site parking garage. Alta Dairies joins a list of three properties managed by Wood Partners in Atlanta, with several under construction and in the pipeline.

Wood Partners Announces Groundbreaking of Seattle Property, Alta Columbia City

Newswire – June 3, 2019. Wood Partners, a national leader in multi-family real estate development, announced today the groundbreaking of its new residential community – Alta Columbia City – in Seattle, Washington.

Alta Columbia City will be located in the historic neighborhood of Columbia City, just 15 minutes from downtown Seattle. The community will be in close proximity to popular transportation networks, educational institutions and will provide residents with access to high caliber career opportunities from notable companies, including Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Starbucks and more.

“Columbia City is an ideal location for apartment renters as it offers abundant shopping and retail amenities, great outdoor space and parks and convenient access to the Link light-rail providing reliable transit to Downtown Seattle in under 15 minutes,” said Michael Nagy, Managing Director for Wood Partners. “Wood Partners was attracted to this project as it fits our development strategy of appealing to a wide variety of renter households. It offers an attractive alternative to living in the downtown core, while still providing the full array of neighborhood and property amenities for our residents.”

Alta Columbia City will feature 243 modern studio, one- and two-bedroom apartment homes, along with 27,000 square feet of retail and commercial spaces within a walkable, vibrant neighborhood. Residents will have access to the community’s private lounge with an entertainment area and gourmet kitchen, fitness center, co-working space, outdoor courtyard with a heated greenhouse, rooftop deck, dog run and more.

Estimated to open in the summer of 2021, Alta Columbia City is one of five projects currently in development by Wood Partners in the Pacific Northwest. Once completed, it will be Wood Partners’ third community in the Seattle area.