Mill Creek Announces Start of Leasing at Ascent Walnut Creek

Press Release

Community to offer 126 Apartment Homes in Thriving East Bay Area


WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – July 7, 2015 – Mill Creek Residential, a leader in multifamily investment and operations specializing in premier apartment communities across the U.S., recently announced the start of leasing at Ascent Walnut Creek, which features 126 apartment homes in the affluent Contra Costa County-based city.

The apartment community is situated in downtown Walnut Creek, in the midst of the city’s extensive array of pedestrian-friendly destinations. Ascent Walnut Creek is within steps of hundreds of professional jobs at the corporate offices along Main Street – including Wells Fargo Advisors, Global Capital Markets and Fidelity Investments – and within blocks of the Walnut Creek BART station, which offers metro service to downtown San Francisco.

“Today’s Bay Area apartment resident wants easy access to everything they need to live, work and play without having to get into a car and drive,” says Dave Fiore, managing director for Mill Creek Residential’s Northern California Region. “Ascent Walnut Creek gives them exactly that – a boutique building within close proximity to public transportation and located in the midst of Walnut Creek’s best places to dine, shop and work.”

That includes the vast array of popular restaurants, retailers and entertainment destinations in the city. Among the nearby attractions are Blu42 Sports Bar, The Lesher Center for the Arts and the eclectic mix of restaurants and shops along Main Street.

Inside the Ascent Walnut Creek apartment community is a host of lifestyle-enhancing features and amenities. Residents will have access to a fitness studio, stunning pool area with a large sundeck, onsite package storage lockers as well as valet laundry services and multiple social hangout zones.

The apartment homes are also filled with upscale features and finishes, including floor plans with high volume ceilings, wood plank-style flooring, walk-in closets and large balconies or terraces. Prospective residents can view the amenities and receive rental information at https://millcreekplaces.com/portfolio/ascent-apartments-walnut-creek.

In addition, the front entrance of Ascent Walnut Creek will feature the newest public art piece of Leo Bersamina, a professional artist and professor of art at nearby Diablo Valley College. The piece will be unveiled at a ceremony after it is installed in the community

Including Ascent Walnut Creek, Mill Creek Residential owns, operates or is currently developing more than 1,000 apartment homes in the Bay Area.