Mill Creek Ranks #4 in the 2024 Kingsley Elite 5 Excellence Awards

BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 21, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Mill Creek Residential, a leading developer, owner-operator and investment manager specializing in premier rental housing across the U.S., today announced it has been named as one of the Elite 5 Multifamily Companies by the Kingsley Excellence Awards program for the second consecutive year.

Mill Creek was recognized in the Tier II category (based upon portfolio size) for receiving high satisfaction marks on Kingsley’s resident surveys. Additionally, 10 Mill Creek communities were included in Kingsley’s Top 100 Multifamily Properties for 2023. Modera Cherry Creek, based in Denver, achieved the highest ranking at No. 29.

“We are honored and extremely grateful to receive this esteemed recognition from Kingsley,” said Bill MacDonald, chairman, CEO and president of Mill Creek Residential. “High customer satisfaction levels are driven by the thoughtful design of our communities and the customer-centric atmosphere created by onsite teams—and these awards directly reflect their efforts. We know our development, construction and community teams will continue to pursue innovative ways to cultivate a best-in-class living environment throughout the customer journey.”

Kingsley Top 100 and Elite 5 winners must exceed Grace Hill’s Kingsley Index for overall satisfaction in the prior year. Kingsley analyzes more than 7 million prospect and resident surveys from more than 100 property management companies annually, and its index is considered the industry’s most comprehensive performance benchmarking database.

Following Modera Cherry Creek on the Top 100 Multifamily Properties list were four additional communities in the top 50: Modera Woodbridge (Woodbridge, N.J.) at No. 30; Modera Needham (Needham, Mass.) at No. 33; Modera Coral Springs (Pompano Beach, Fla.) at No. 39; and Modera Frisco Square (Frisco, Texas) at No. 45.

Also appearing on the Top 100 list were Modera Overlake (Redmond, Wash.) at No. 51; Alister Morristown (Morristown, N.J.) at No. 69; Modera Berkeley Heights (Berkeley Heights, N.J.) at No. 70; Alister Deco (Quincy, Mass.) at No. 79; and Modera Glendale (Glendale, Calif.) at No. 98.

“We had one community place in the Top 100 last year, so increasing that number to 10 underscores the exceptional performance of our onsite associates across the nation,” said Stephen Prochnow, executive vice president of property management for Mill Creek Residential. “We are once again honored to receive the recognition and look forward to continuing to exceed customer expectations.”

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Mill Creek Announces Construction is Underway at Amavi Brier Creek

DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 9, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Mill Creek Residential, a leading developer, owner-operator and investment manager specializing in premier rental housing across the U.S., today announced construction is underway on Amavi Brier Creek, a single-family build-to-rent community in eastern Durham County.

The community will feature a combined 350 townhomes and single-family detached homes. Residents will be surrounded by 25 acres of wooded area and creeks and 28 acres of dedicated open space. First move-ins are slated for late summer 2024.

“The Raleigh-Durham area continues to be a high-demand market, and the Brier Creek submarket possesses a charm of its own,” said Willie Morris, senior vice president of land acquisition for Mill Creek. “We look forward to offering quality housing that’s removed from the bustle of the city and doing so at a reasonable price point. While the community will be notable for its green space, future residents will also have quick access to various dining, retail and grocery options within the area.”

Situated at 1607 Olive Branch Road, Amavi Brier Creek will consist of 113.6 acres overall and offer a multitude of recreational space, including a greenway trail, dog park, two soccer fields, raised garden beds, a playground and several open lawn and field spaces. Additionally, a resident clubhouse will feature a resort-inspired swimming pool, fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment and dedicated social spaces.

Amavi Brier Creek will offer townhomes and single-family detached homes with various three- and four-bedroom layouts that range as large as 2,189 square feet. Private garages will feature electric vehicle charging outlets. Home interiors will be delivered with luxury wood-plank flooring, stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, tile backsplashes, USB ports, smart thermostats, bulk WiFi, in-home washers and dryers, and walk-in closets.

Amavi Brier Creek will sit eight miles southeast of downtown Durham and 10 miles southeast of Duke University. Featuring access to Interstate 540, U.S. Highway 70 and North Carolina Highway 98, the community will offer expedient access to Research Triangle Park, Raleigh-Durham International Airport and the vast array of employment options in the Raleigh-Durham and Wake Forest areas.

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Mill Creek Announces Start of Preleasing at Modera Garden Oaks

HOUSTON, Jan. 3, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Mill Creek Residential, a leading developer, owner-operator and investment manager specializing in premier rental housing across the U.S., today announced the start of preleasing at Modera Garden Oaks, a modern apartment community in Central Northwest Houston.

The five-story community, which features 327 apartment homes, is situated in the Garden Oaks neighborhood approximately five miles northwest of Downtown Houston. The site closely borders the Oak Forest neighborhood and boasts a centralized location within one mile of key commuter vessels Interstate 45 and the I-610 Loop. First move-ins are anticipated for February.

“It is no secret why Garden Oaks is becoming an increasingly popular living destination, and we’re thrilled to join the neighborhood,” said Jeb Cox, senior managing director of development in Houston for Mill Creek Residential. “It possesses a charm of its own while positioned within a quick commute of many of the city’s hot spots, and we look forward to welcoming our first residents and offering a top-of-market experience.”

Situated at 641 W. Crosstimbers Road, Modera Garden Oaks sits within an emerging neighborhood that is becoming a hotbed for new businesses and includes a vast array of new restaurants, bars and retail offerings. The community also provides easy connectivity to several of the city’s prominent locations, including Uptown, Downtown, Midtown, The Heights, Montrose and popular mixed-use destination The Uptown Galleria. Additional nearby attractions include The Houston Farmers Market, White Oaks Music Hall, The Heights Theater and Memorial Park, one of the largest urban parks in the U.S.

Modera Garden Oaks offers one- and two-bedroom homes with den layouts available and an average size of 893 square feet. Community amenities include a resort-style pool with grilling areas, state-of-the-art fitness center, podcast room, co-working spaces, theater room, resident clubhouse, pet spa and common-area corridors featuring art and music displays. Residents will also have access to additional storage spaces and gated garage entry.

Apartment interiors include quartz countertops, tile backsplashes, stainless steel appliances, custom 42-inch cabinetry, under-cabinet lighting, 10-foot ceilings, wood plank-style flooring, in-home washers and dryers, smart thermostats and a key fob entry system. Bathrooms feature double vanities, soaking tubs, tile shower surrounds and walk-in closets. Select homes offer private patios or balconies and private yards.

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Mill Creek Announces Start of Preleasing at Modera Montville

MONTVILLE, N.J., Dec. 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Mill Creek Residential, a leading developer, owner-operator and investment manager specializing in premier rental housing across the U.S., today announced the start of preleasing at Modera Montville, a luxury apartment community in northern New Jersey about 35 miles west of New York City.

The commuter-friendly community, which features 295 contemporary apartment homes, is positioned just north of Interstate 80 and Route 46, offering residents access to the region’s major employment centers. Modera Montville is a key component of a redeveloping office park and premier employment center. First move-ins are anticipated for January.

“Montville continues to become a target destination for renters who desire commuter-friendly access to NYC, but more of an even-paced suburban living experience,” said Russell Tepper, senior managing director of development for Mill Creek Residential. “We believe the prime location of the community, combined with the accessibility to many of the area’s key thoroughfares, will make it a top-of-market option. We’re excited to welcome residents to their new home.”

Situated at 340 Changebridge Road in Montville, the podium-style community borders several additional thriving municipalities, including Parsippany, East Hanover, West Caldwell and Fairfield. Among the area’s key employers are Atlantic Health Systems, Picatinny Arsenal and multinational pharmaceutical company Novartis. Residents also are surrounded by the vast dining and retail options contained within Morris County.

Modera Montville offers one-, two- and three-bedroom apartment homes with select lofts and den layouts. Community amenities consist of a clubroom, resident lounge, club-quality fitness center, co-working space with individual working pods and a larger conference room, coffee bar, game room, rooftop deck and interior landscaped courtyards with outdoor grills and a fire pit. The community will also offer controlled-access garage parking, electric car charging, dedicated bike storage and additional storage options.

Apartment interiors include nine-foot ceilings, wood-style flooring, modern kitchens with energy-efficient stainless-steel appliances, quartz countertops, custom cabinetry, smart thermostats, walk-in closets and in-home washers and dryers. Bathrooms include tile shower surrounds, double vanities and linen closets.

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Mill Creek Announces Start of Preleasing at Modera Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, Texas, Dec. 13, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Mill Creek Residential, a leading developer, owner-operator and investment manager specializing in premier rental housing across the U.S., today announced the start of preleasing at Modera Georgetown, a garden-style community located in one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S.

Situated approximately 25 miles north of downtown Austin, Modera Georgetown features 318 apartment homes and is part of Highland Village, a master-planned community that also includes single-family homes, commercial development, a three-acre park and a recreational trail system. First move-ins are anticipated for February.

“Georgetown continues to become one of the fastest growing and most desirable locales across the Austin region with its small-town vibe, charm and conveniences,” said Matthew Bunch, managing director of development in Austin for Mill Creek Residential. “As the area becomes a more popular living destination, demand for quality housing has followed suit. We’re eager to help address that demand by offering a refined living experience in a comfortable location not far removed from the thriving employment and entertainment districts of the city.”

Located at 29600 Ronald Reagan Boulevard, Modera Georgetown features a modern farmhouse architectural design, high-end interior finishes and deluxe amenities. Interstate 35, SH-130 and SH-195 are within a short drive of the community and provide connectivity to the greater Austin metro area to the south and the Killeen/Fort Cavazos (formerly Fort Hood) area to the north.

Residents also can easily access Georgetown’s historic town square and surrounding area, which is home to a bevy of restaurants, craft breweries, entertainment venues and cultural attractions. The community also sits within four miles of popular Lake Georgetown, within one mile of the emerging Parmer Ranch master-planned community and is part of the thriving Georgetown Independent School District.

Modera Georgetown offers one-, two- and three-bedroom homes with various layouts available and an average size of 914 square feet. Community amenities include a resort-style pool with tanning ledge, grilling area, resident clubhouse with work-from-home spaces and coffee bar, landscaped courtyards shaded by heritage oak trees, pickleball courts, onsite pet park and pet spa, playground, common-area WiFi and a club-quality fitness center with cardio equipment and a yoga/Pilates studio.

Apartment interiors feature nine-foot ceilings, wood plank-style flooring, stainless steel Energy Star appliances, granite countertops, pull-down faucets, tile backsplashes, under-cabinet lighting, in-home washers and dryers and walk-in closets. Bathrooms include soaking tubs and tile surrounds with double vanities in select homes.

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Mill Creek Announces Start of Construction at Modera SoBro

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 29, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Mill Creek Residential, a leading developer, owner-operator and investment manager specializing in premier rental housing across the U.S., today announced construction is underway at Modera SoBro, a midrise apartment community in the South Broadway (SoBro) district of Downtown Nashville.

Modera SoBro will feature 404 contemporary apartment homes and boasts a prime location within a 10-minute walk of the city’s central business district. The community provides easy connectivity to surrounding neighborhoods such as Pie Town, SoBro, The Gulch and Rutledge Hill. Modera SoBro first broke ground in February and first move-ins are targeted for March 2025.

“SoBro and the surrounding area continues to become a highly sought-after living destination, and we’re eager to join the neighborhood,” said Luca Barber, senior managing director of development in Nashville for Mill Creek Residential. “Given its location, finish level, amenity package, enhanced views and generous home sizes, we believe Modera SoBro is well positioned to stand out amidst the newer rental communities in the market. We’re looking forward to offering a top-of-market experience.”

Situated at 825 6th Avenue South, Modera SoBro is located just north of Interstate 40 and just south of Division Street, two of the city’s key thoroughfares. The community is surrounded by various emerging attractions, such as The South Gulch, SoBro, Bridgestone Arena, Broadway, Fifth & Broad, Ascend Amphitheater and Nashville Yards. Additionally, the recently completed Division Street Extension Bridge links Modera SoBro to the Gulch and includes bike lanes and sidewalks.

Modera SoBro will offer one-, two- and three-bedroom homes with select den layouts and an average size of 921 square feet. That includes 27 rooftop terraces with in-home stairwells. Community amenities will include a resident clubhouse, resort-style pool, landscaped courtyards, rooftop deck, grilling area, outdoor dining, co-working spaces, conference room, private workspaces, pet spa, pool table, shuffleboard and a club-quality fitness center with cardio equipment, Peloton bikes and a yoga/Pilates studio. The community will also offer controlled-access garage parking, 51 parking spaces with EV outlets, bike repair station, dedicated bike storage and additional storage space.

Home interiors will feature nine-foot ceilings, wood plank-style flooring, oversize floor-to-ceiling windows, stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, tile backsplashes, custom cabinetry, under-cabinet lighting, moveable kitchen islands, walk-in closets, in-home washers and dryers, smart thermostats, smart leak detection, key fob access, controlled-access guest technology and bulk WiFi. Select homes will feature built-in desks. Bathrooms will include tile shower surrounds, with many featuring double vanities and linen closets.

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Mill Creek Announces Start of Preleasing at Amavi Mooresville

MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 28, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Mill Creek Residential, a leading developer and operator specializing in premier rental communities across the U.S., today announced the start of preleasing at Amavi Mooresville, a master-planned community in the northern Charlotte metropolitan area.

The development, originally Amavi Coddle Creek, was the first community to break ground under Mill Creek’s single-family build-to-rent brand. Amavi Mooresville spans 68 acres and offers a mix of 80 single-family townhomes. A second phase will follow and boost the overall home count to 239. First move-ins are anticipated for December.

“We’re thrilled for the opportunity to introduce this unique product type to the northern Charlotte market,” said Willie Morris, senior vice president of land acquisitions for Mill Creek Residential. “The area exhibits strong characteristics for single-family rental demand, and we believe Amavi Mooresville will not only address that demand but serve as a best-in-class option. We look forward to welcoming our initial residents to the community and becoming a part of the neighborhood.”

Situated at 102 Abercorne Way and approximately 30 miles north of Downtown Charlotte, Amavi Mooresville is the first large-scale single-family attached community in the neighborhood and includes six distinct floor plans. The townhome floor plans—each of which offers three bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms—range from 1,452 to 1,911 square feet. The community is accessible via Highway 3, a primary thoroughfare linking Charlotte’s northern and eastern submarkets, and within a short drive of Coddle Creek Highway and Interstate 77, which serve as key arteries to Charlotte’s thriving job centers. That includes University Research Park, home to prominent employers including Lowe’s, Duke Energy, Bank of America, Truist, Wells Fargo, UNCC and Corning Optical.

Community amenities consist of an expansive clubhouse and leasing office, resort-style pool, dedicated driveways with garages wired for EV charging and open green space. The pet-friendly community also features modern streetscapes and aesthetically manicured common areas. Home interiors feature stainless steel appliances, wood plank-style flooring throughout, expansive closets, quartz countertops, large chef’s islands with built-in storage and ceiling fans. Select homes include front porches, fenced-in yards and serene bathrooms with spa-like soaking tubs. Smart home features include Yale smart pin lock entry systems and USB outlets.

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Mill Creek Announces Construction Underway at Modera McKinney Ridge

MCKINNEY, Texas – Nov. xx, 2023 — Mill Creek Residential, a leading developer, owner-operator and investment manager specializing in premier rental housing across the U.S., today announced construction is underway at Modera McKinney Ridge, a contemporary garden-style apartment community in the new Ridgeline development adjacent to 212-acre Erwin Park.

Modera McKinney Ridge, which will feature 381 homes within the highly desirable McKinney Independent School District, is one component of a larger 400-acre master-planned development that will cater to those seeking open space, recreational outlets, excellent schools, connectivity to key employment hubs and easy access to historic downtown McKinney. The community first broke ground in March, with first move-ins anticipated for fall 2024.

“Modera McKinney Ridge will be a truly unique place to live in the metroplex,” said Michael Blackwell, senior managing director of development in North Texas for Mill Creek Residential. “The community showcases a park-like natural setting that offers great trails and open spaces, while also providing remarkable connectivity to schools, employment, entertainment, and great shopping and dining in historic downtown McKinney just ten minutes away.”

Located at 2400 N Hardin Boulevard, Modera McKinney Ridge positions future residents to take advantage of the recreational activities of the park, along with the trails and lakes that surround the community. Less than a mile from U.S. 75, the community provides direct connectivity to the Dallas metropolitan area’s primary entertainment and employment districts in Allen, Plano, Frisco, Richardson and Downtown Dallas, which is approximately 35 miles south of the community. Modera McKinney Ridge, which features a design inspired by the commercial history of McKinney and the agricultural history of the surrounding area, will offer one-, two- and three-bedroom homes with an average size of 1,025 square feet. The community will be built to, and is pursuing, an NGBS Silver Certification.

Community amenities are primarily situated between three shed-form buildings and a century-old Elm tree and will include two swimming pools, a multilevel courtyard, beer garden with outdoor fire pit, screened porch with harvest dining table, resident clubhouse with catering kitchen, fireplace, remote and co-working space, coffee bar and a club-quality fitness center with cardio equipment, and yoga/Pilates studio and group fitness area. Additional offerings will include multiple outdoor gathering and grill spaces, two dog parks, private EV charging stations, controlled-access garage parking, digital package lockers and dedicated bike storage.

Home interiors will feature 10-foot ceilings, stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, designer tile backsplashes, soft-close cabinets, pull-down faucets, built-in desks and shelving, walk-in closets and in-home washers and dryers. Select homes will include mudrooms, breakfast bars, double-vanities and linen closets while all homes include smart features like keyless entry, controlled-access guest technology, smart thermostats and leak detection.

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Mill Creek Announces Start of Preleasing at Modera EaDo

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 14, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Mill Creek Residential, a leading developer, owner-operator and investment manager specializing in premier rental housing across the U.S., today announced the start of preleasing at Modera EaDo, a luxury apartment community just east of The Domain, which is commonly referred to as Austin’s second downtown.

The wrap-style community, which features 377 apartment homes at 11604 Stonehollow Drive, is situated less than a mile from The Domain and near a vast array of vibrant dining, retail and entertainment options. The convenient location is also within a short commute of many of Austin’s thriving employment and entertainment districts.

“It’s amazing to witness the transformation of the area surrounding The Domain, which continues to morph from an industrial area to a vibrant mixed-use destination,” said Matthew Bunch, managing director of development in Austin for Mill Creek Residential. “We’re excited to deliver this development in East Domain, which boasts a prime location in which residents can do a little bit of everything. We’re prepared to offer an extraordinary living experience at Modera EaDo and look forward to welcoming home our initial residents.”

Modera EaDo is positioned in a north Austin locale that is rapidly emerging as a key destination for a wide variety of luxury retailers and top employers. Prominent employers in the area include IBM, Indeed, Amazon, Facebook and Charles Schwab, which features a 50-acre campus immediately adjacent to the community.

The community also sits just east of the future master-planned Uptown ATX site, a massive 66-acre mixed-use redevelopment project, and is within a quarter mile of a proposed CapMetro Red Line station, which will connect with Leander to the north and downtown Austin to the south.

Modera EaDo offers studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom homes with select homes featuring private yards along an urban trail. The community is constructed with energy efficiency and sustainability in mind and received a Green Building rating from Austin Energy. Community amenities include an expansive 2,700-square-foot, club-quality fitness center open 24-hours, a resident clubhouse with a gaming area, indoor/outdoor social kitchen and music room, resort-inspired pool with water features and tanning ledge, poolside cabana, Zen courtyard, outdoor kitchen with gas grills, high-speed community-wide bulk WiFi and an electronic key fob system. Residents will also have access to Luxer One package lockers, dedicated bike storage and a dedicated bark park with connecting pet spa. Modera EaDo will also offer a self-service Grab-and-Go market from Impulsify, providing Point of Sale packaged snacks, meals, beverages and other convenience items.

Apartment interiors are delivered with a variety of deluxe features, including two sophisticated finish schemes, nine- and 10-foot ceilings, wood plank-style flooring, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, 42-inch custom cabinetry, under-cabinet lighting, and in-home washers and dryers. Select homes include wine fridges, private patios or balconies, linen closets, double-vanities, powder baths and walk-in showers.

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Mill Creek Announces Construction Underway at Modera Revere Beach

REVERE, Mass., Nov. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Mill Creek Residential, a leading developer, owner-operator and investment manager specializing in premier rental housing across the U.S., today announced construction is underway at Modera Revere Beach, a contemporary apartment community located on the oldest public beach in the U.S.

Modera Revere Beach, which will feature 357 apartment homes, will offer magnificent 360-degree water views in a relaxed beach setting. Consisting of two residential buildings atop a shared podium, the community is positioned in the greater Boston metropolitan area and within walking distance of the vibrant commercial heart of Revere Beach. First move-ins are anticipated for fall of 2025.

“Modera Revere Beach will offer the unique dynamic of a tranquil beach setting not too far removed from Boston’s thriving entertainment and employment centers,” said Tim Alexander, managing director of development in Boston for Mill Creek Residential. “We believe the community will quickly become a best-in-class offering with its thoughtful finishes and refined suite of amenities, and the unique location will add further appeal for discerning renters. We look forward to joining the Revere Beach community.”

Situated at 550-560 Revere Beach Boulevard, the community will offer ocean views to the east and overlook the inland waterway to the west. Residents can access Revere Beach Boulevard and easily connect to Route 1A, which provides connectivity up and down the North Shore of Boston. A community shuttle will provide access to the Wonderland station on the MBTA Blue Line, which provides direct access to Boston in a 10- to 15-minute commute.

Modera Revere Beach will offer studio, one-, two and three-bedroom homes with select den layouts and an average size of 901 square feet. The community will be built to, and is pursuing, a LEED Silver Certification. Community amenities will include a resort-inspired swimming pool on an elevated courtyard level with ocean views, rooftop deck, grilling area, fire pit, outdoor dining area, resident clubhouse, game room, pool table, coffee bar, dedicated dog run, pet spa and a club-quality fitness center with cardio equipment, individual TVs, group fitness area and yoga/Pilates studio. Residents will also have access to a conference room, private workstations, co-working spaces, digital package lockers, controlled-access garage parking, EV charging stations, bike storage and additional storage space.

Home interiors include nine-foot ceilings, wood plank-style flooring, stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, tile backsplashes, moveable kitchen islands, breakfast nooks, walk-in closets, built-in desks and in-home washers and dryers. Bathrooms will include tile shower surrounds with double vanities and linen closets in select homes. Smart features will include a key fob system, programmable thermostats, controlled guest-access technology, smart leak detection and bulk WiFi.

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