LMC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lennar Corporation and a leader in apartment development and management, today announced the start of leasing at Vesada, a luxury apartment community in Doral, just outside of Miami. Virtual and online leasing options are available to enable future residents to access a unique and realistic view of the community for those who want to lease from afar.


The midrise community, which features 369 apartment homes, is situated in the heart of Doral, an ideal setting for those looking to escape the bustle of the city but still keep everything within easy reach. The resort-inspired community combines upscale amenities and modern finishes with a relaxing vibe that welcomes residents home. The leasing office opened on Feb. 15 and move-ins begin in March.


“Doral features a refined lifestyle with immediate access to the Miami Metro District, and we’re excited to increase our footprint in the market with Vesada,” said Chris Cassidy, division president of the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions for LMC. “We believe the community represents everything people have come to expect from South Florida living, and we look forward to offering a top-shelf resident experience.”


Located at 10540 NW 78th Street, Vesada puts residents within moments of coffee shops, restaurants, grocery stores and schools. The community sits next to Doral Glades Park, and near Roseate Spoonbill Lake—named for the rare migratory wading bird that seasonally calls Doral home. Cundo Bermudez Museum and Gallery and Costa Del Sol Golf Club are both just a short drive away. 


Vesada is adjacent to the Doral Commons Shopping Center at the intersection of NW 74th Street and 107th Ave. The community is in close proximity to the Ronald Reagan Turnpike, via the 74th Street exit. Bus stations are within a short walk and the Doral Trolley route passes by the property. 


The community offers one-, two- and three-bedroom apartment homes with two unique finishes to choose from. Among the options are alpine white, ash or Baltic blue European cabinets, eggshell or concrete light quartz countertops, and true white or grey pearl tile backsplashes. Glaze porcelain flooring is featured throughout the living area, with stainless steel Energy Star appliances, in-home washers and dryers and frameless standup showers in select homes. 


Property features include a pet park with dog run, two-story clubhouse, makers room, micro-offices and coworking spaces for working or studying from home, and a fitness center complete with a flex studio. Vesada residents also have access to a resort-inspired pool with lounge seating and grill station, and expansive pool pavilion. A community lounge offers an entertaining bar and luxury seating, while a gaming room also features gathering tables. 


Vesada joins sister property Palmera as LMC’s second community in Doral. 

LMC has announced the start of preleasing at The Ellis, a luxury mixed-use apartment community in Uptown Charlotte, the city’s central business district. 


The Ellis, which features 549 apartment homes and approximately 19,000 square feet of retail space, consists of two distinct apartment buildings and is the first new apartment community north of Trade Street since 2012. The midrise building offers 184 homes and the high-rise includes 365 homes, including 23 luxury penthouse layouts. Virtual tours and online leasing options are available to enable future residents to access a unique and realistic view of the community. 


The leasing office at The Ellis is scheduled to open on Feb. 15. Move-ins in the midrise building are scheduled to begin in March with high-rise move-ins to follow in early summer. 


“We’re excited to welcome our first residents to The Ellis, which will complement the established First and Fourth Ward neighborhoods in Uptown,” said Jeff Harris, division president of the Carolinas for LMC. “With a desirable suite of community amenities, proximity to the LYNX light rail, First Ward Park and walkable access to an array of entertainment and employment options, we believe The Ellis will set the standard for quality apartment living in the area.” 


Situated at 512 North College Street, The Ellis offers pedestrian-friendly access to the central business district and direct access to the 9th Street Station of Charlotte’s LYNX light rail. Residents also have direct connectivity to the Charlotte Rail Trail, a public trail that traverses through the heart of the city and throughout South End. With many retail, dining and entertainment attractions within walking distance, The Ellis features a Walk Score of 93—considered a walker’s paradise. Major employers in the area include Bank of America, Truist, Wells Fargo, Duke Energy, Ally Bank, Honeywell and software company AvidXchange. 


The Ellis offers studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartment homes ranging from approximately 531 to 2,669 square feet. Apartment interiors include quartz countertops, Whirlpool appliances, Moen fixtures, Nest thermostats, under-cabinet lighting, luxury vinyl-tile flooring, subway tile backsplashes and ceramic tile surrounds in bathrooms. Select homes include kitchen islands with pendant lighting, wine fridges, walk-in showers and walk-in closets with custom organization systems. Penthouse layouts feature Kohler fixtures, JennAir appliances and soaking tubs. 


Each building includes its own suite of amenities. The midrise building includes co-working spaces, a transit lounge adjacent to the light rail, a saline pool with cabanas, outdoor fireplace, bar with sweeping views of First Ward Park, fitness center overlooking the pool courtyard, coffee and entertainment lounge areas and a community room. 


The 33rd floor of the high-rise building consists of an amenity deck with heated saline pool, cabanas, outdoor fireplace and kitchen, covered lounge area, fitness center overlooking the city skyline, private dining room, game room, library, and an outdoor expansion area for fitness and yoga. Residents will also have access to digital package lockers, a pet spa, dedicated bike storage and a 24/7 concierge in the high-rise building. Additionally, the community is home to North Ellis Lane, a private street that can be shut down to host events such as food trucks and farmers markets.


The Ellis is one of three LMC communities within Charlotte. Others include Bradham at New Bern Station and Novel Stonewall Station.



LMC, a national leader in apartment development and management, today announced the start of preleasing at The Lively, a luxury mixed-use boutique apartment community located in the heart of the Powerhouse Arts District. First move-ins at The Lively, LMC’s inaugural development in the New York Metro Area, are anticipated for Dec. 1.

“Jersey City is becoming increasingly more vibrant and the Powerhouse Arts District is right at the center of it,” said Greg Belew, division president of the New York Tri-State region for LMC. “We’re thrilled to see the evolution of Jersey City, which continues to attract a wide range of residents due to its culturally infused ambiance and thriving employment sector. It gives us great pleasure to begin building our initial resident base, and we believe The Lively will provide one of the finest living experiences in the area.”

Situated at 321 Warren Street, the 18-story, 180-unit, art-inspired community is home to 14,000-square-foot Nimbus Arts Center. In addition to the 150-seat black box theater, the center includes studio, rehearsal and administrative space for Nimbus Dance Works. The community features an additional local presence in popular Jersey City coffee shop Lackwanna Coffee, which occupies one of the ground-floor retail spots. 

The Lively offers residents commuter-friendly access to Manhattan, as the community sits within minutes of the Grove St. PATH Station, the Harsimus Cove Light Rail Station and the ferry. The community is also within a short drive of Interstate 78 and the New Jersey Turnpike Extension. Within the emerging Powerhouse Arts District, residents and visitors will have walking-distance access to several dining and retail options, including those contained within Newark Ave., Newport Mall and downtown Jersey City. 

The Lively offers studio, one-, one + den, two-, two + den, and three-bedroom apartment homes with 12 penthouse layouts available. Apartment interiors include two distinct color schemes, stainless steel appliances, wood-style flooring, Honeywell Smart Thermostats, Lutron lighting in home entries and kitchen, Caesar stone countertops and full backsplashes, architect-selected custom lighting, textured bathroom tiles and industrial-chic exposed concrete ceilings. Select homes include kitchen islands, double vanities, custom closets and walk-in closets. Penthouse homes feature additional upgrades, including double-height ceilings and mezzanine lofts.

The full-service building offers a resort-inspired rooftop, including an outdoor swimming pool, fireplace, barbecue areas, socializing space and impressive views. Additional community amenities consist of a co-working area that flows into a demonstration kitchen, resident lounge with a draught beer tap, speakeasy library, billiards room, club-inspired fitness center featuring Expresso bikes and state-of-the-art Mirror® interactive digital training technology, spacious yoga studio, indoor playroom and dog run with second-floor dog wash. Residents also have access to a 24-hour concierge, digital package lockers with 24-hour access and bike storage with a bike repair station.

LMC developed the community in conjunction with general contractor Katerra (fka Fields Construction), architect and interior designer Fogarty Finger and construction lender TD Bank.


LMC, a leader in apartment development and management, today announced its acquisition of Novel Stonewall Station, a luxury transit-oriented apartment community located in Uptown, one of Charlotte's most sought-after rental submarkets. The transaction marks LMC's first acquisition of an existing multifamily community.

Novel Stonewall Station, which features 459 luxury apartment homes and a full-sized Whole Foods Market on the ground floor, offers walkability to Charlotte’s core central business district employers and Uptown’s entertainment attractions. It also is adjacent to the Stonewall Station light-rail stop, which allows residents to easily travel to South End and NoDa, two of Charlotte's other thriving intown neighborhoods. With the acquisition, LMC now owns three Class A, transit-oriented communities in the city. The other two communities are Bradham at New Bern, located in South End, and The Ellis in Uptown.

“The Charlotte apartment market is a healthy one, and our first-ever acquisition provides us with a way to scale our presence in the market and add a true trophy asset in the Queen City,” said Todd Farrell, president of LMC. “The strategic move to acquire these types of communities will serve as a complement to our ongoing development efforts and will allow us to continue to build our portfolios in desirable submarkets."

Situated at 400 East Stonewall Street, Novel Stonewall Station sits at a nexus of employment, recreation, entertainment and transportation. The area immediately surrounding the property is undergoing a monumental transformation, with several mixed-use developments and office towers under construction or planned. More than 2.9 million square feet of new Class A office space will be added within four blocks of the community by 2021. Major nearby employers include Duke Energy, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Regions and WeWork. In addition, Interstates 77 and 277 are nearby to provide residents with easy connectivity to the rest of the metro Charlotte area. 

"We are excited about the addition of Novel Stonewall Station to our portfolio," said Will Chapman, managing director of LMC Investments. "This is truly a landmark asset in an unbeatable location within one of the nation's fastest-growing metro areas. And with its array of outstanding interior finishes and top-notch, in-demand amenities, it is a highly desirable home for today's discerning apartment residents."

Novel Stonewall Station offers studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartment homes. The homes range in size from 469 to 2,563 square feet and represent a mix of mid-rise and high-rise residences.  

Community amenities include an invisible-edge saltwater pool, rooftop beer garden overlooking the Charlotte skyline, skyline fitness center with state-of-the-art Technogym equipment, Peloton bikes, group fitness room, co-working lounge and conference room, 24-hour package lockers and a rooftop dog park.

LMC, a leader in apartment development and management, was recently honored with a Grand Aurora Award at the Southeast Building Conference for its Lumen at Tysons apartment community in Tysons, Va. Lumen was recognized as the Best On The Boards Mixed Use or Multifamily Community. 

The 32-story community, which welcomed its first residents this year, boasts the highest elevation in Fairfax County and offers breathtaking views of the neighborhood and beyond. Lumen sits at the northwest intersection of Leesburg Pike and Chain Bridge Road and within steps of the Greensboro Metro Station. 

“We’re honored to be recognized with a prestigious Grand Aurora Award, which we believe is a humbling testament to our team’s commitment to excellence in the development process,” said Todd Farrell, president of LMC. “Lumen at Tysons is truly a unique community, and we’re delighted to receive the positive feedback as we continue to develop our identity as a brand-new community in the neighborhood.”

Built in conjunction with Faulkner Design Group, Hoar Construction and architect Davis Carter Scott, Ltd., Lumen boasts a sophisticated design that includes amenity areas on Floor Nos. 1, 7, 15, 23 and 32. The latter includes a rooftop pool deck with cabanas and lounge, fire pit, social club, tasting room and demonstration/catering kitchen. The 23rd floor contains a state-of-the-art, 24-hour fitness center, while the 15th offers a social bar/lounge while the seventh is notable for co-work office space and landscaped terrace with grilling stations. 

Apartment interiors offer several high-end features, including three distinct color schemes, quartz countertops, Italian cabinetry, under-cabinet lighting, high-end light fixtures and 10-foot ceilings with floor-to-ceiling windows. The community offers studio, one- and two-bedroom homes with penthouse layouts with upgraded finishes and appliances available.

Lumen, which also includes ground-floor retail space, boasts a prime location within an international shopping district that includes super-regional malls Tysons Corner Center and Tysons Galleria. Residents benefit from a commuter-friendly location minutes away from the Capital Beltway (Interstate 495) and several additional key thoroughfares. 

The Southeast Building Conference is hosted by the Florida Home Builders Association and is the largest building industry trade show in the southeast. The 2019 Aurora Awards spanned 59 categories, encompassing all facets of the residential, commercial and remodeling industries. 


LMC, a leader in apartment development and management, today announced the start of leasing at 17th & Broadway, a mixed-use high-rise apartment community in Downtown Oakland. 

The 34-story community, which represents LMC’s first development in Oakland, consists of 254 luxury apartment homes, 4,800 square feet of ground-floor retail space and three floors of deluxe amenities. The community offers fully integrated smart homes with superior Wi-Fi coverage and smart home programming for temperature control and electronic roller shades. Move-ins are anticipated for September. 

“We first want to give credit to the City of Oakland and their staff for the guidance and expertise they shared with us to bring this building to actuality,” said Tyler Wood, vice president of development for LMC. “Projects of this scale require an advanced team approach where all parties to work together in a constructive and synergistic fashion. We cannot give enough credit to all of the people associated with the project, from community stakeholders and City staff to our architectural, engineering, and contractor trade partners.  Everyone should feel a sense of pride that they contributed meaningfully to 17th & Broadway.”

Located at 447 17th Street, 17th & Broadway includes a large public art feature constructed by local Oakland artist David Huffman. The community boasts prime connectivity with a one-minute walk to BART, a Walk Score of 99 and a Bike Score of 91. Oakland’s Uptown and Old Town districts are easily accessible from the community and Downtown San Francisco is within a 12-minute commute. The community also offers near-immediate access to the area’s key thoroughfares and two BART stations (12th and 19th streets). In addition, Lake Merritt and Snow Park are within walking distance of the community. 

17th & Broadway offers 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom contemporary apartment homes equipped with a variety of high-end features and finishes. Included are nine-foot ceilings, quartz countertops and vanity tops, glass-tile kitchen backsplashes, Barbosa designer cabinets, stainless-steel appliances, custom pendant lighting, hard surface flooring, ceramic tile shower surrounds and front-loading washers and dryers. 

The community also provides residents with an abundance of lifestyle-enhancing amenities on the first, sixth and 34th floors. First-floor amenities include a lobby seating area with 18-foot ceilings, full-time concierge service, bike parking, large mailroom with digital package lockers and a must-see pet washing and grooming station. The sixth floor offers an outdoor pool, spa, lounge area, barbecue grills, fire pit and creative co-working space with televisions and seven reservable conference rooms. The floor is also home to a 24-hour fitness and training center that includes cardio equipment, weights and LMC’s exclusive motivational wall powered with extreme Go-Pro content. 

On the 34th floor, a Penthouse level lounge offers a game room, pool table, commercial-grade entertainment kitchen, private-dining solarium and an entertainment room with floor-to-ceiling glass and panoramic views of the city skyline. The floor also includes a sky deck with multiple fire pits, wet bar, stunning views and a large event and gallery space designed to lease to residents and third parties for private events.  

“17th & Broadway will be a unique addition to Oakland apartment living, combining walkability and a transit-oriented location adjacent to BART with high-end finishes and an amenity-rich lifestyle,” Wood said. “The community will be the premier place to live in Downtown Oakland, providing residents with an unparalleled living experience and easy access to a wide variety of neighborhood attractions.”

Including 17th & Broadway, LMC has five apartment communities in operation or under construction in the Bay Area. Others include Capitol 650 (Milpitas), Novo (Mountain View), 19th + Harrison (Oakland) and AYA (Fremont).

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