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'All of that will become available to our
residents within walking distance.'
ford Market is a part of the Frisco master
plan," Niles says.
The two buildings will be a part of the
city's master plan that calls for additional office space, retail shops, residential developments and parks in the heart of downtown.
"This creates another central core area,"
Niles says. "All of that will become available
to our residents within walking distance."
The city has experienced unprecedented
growth over the past decade and currently
has more than $5 billion of commercial
development underway, which is expected
to create demand for institutional-quality
apartment homes. The amenities at Waterford will be unique in the North Dallas
market, Niles says.
Adjacent to a retail park as well as a Frisco
Fresh Market, the new complex will have
a mixture of indoor and outdoor living
amenities. Features include club rooms,
game rooms, internet cafes on the second
floor, outdoor patios, healthy snack vending
machines, a dog wash area, and bike storage
and repair facilities. Each building will also
have a state-of-the-art fitness facility with
145-channel HDTV-equipped cardio equipment and a spin and yoga facility within
an open-air environment that connects
with each building's pool deck and outdoor
Another luxury complex is under construction in Carrollton, Texas. This $27.5 million,
232-unit apartment complex will feature
two buildings that sit on roughly four acres
of land strategically located at Interstate 35
and near the DART Rail Downtown Carrollton Station.
Units inside the Switchyard complex will
feature stainless steel appliances, custom
closets, granite or quartz counters and
maple wood cabinetry - just as at Waterford Trails. Select units will have access to
reserved tuck-under parking.
Community amenities will include a
large fitness center, state-of-the-art HD entertainment consoles providing 150 channels of programming and a fitness-on-demand facility. The two buildings will share
a tech lounge, java bar featuring freshly
brewed coffee and cold brew coffee on tap,
recreational lounges, a barbecue grilling
area, bike storage and repair facility, dog
salon and a resort-style pool with tanning
ledge, a bar area and poolside cabanas.
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