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Mill Creek Residential acquired Alister Boca Raton (formerly Emerald Bay Club) in May 2016. The community perfectly epitomizes Mill Creek’s acquisition philosophy to acquire high-quality communities with redevelopment potential in markets where the company is actively developing new communities. This represents the company’s second acquisition in the Southeast Florida market and the first community in Florida to operate under the company’s Alister brand name.

Alister Boca Raton is ideally situated in the A-rated Palm Beach County school district on US 441, providing easy access to the Sawgrass Expressway, the Florida Turnpike and I-95. The community is just minutes to major employment hubs in Boca Raton, one of Florida’s largest and most vibrant employment centers boasting in excess of 100 office buildings comprising more than 17 million square feet of office space. In addition, the community’s strategic location between Palm Beach and Broward counties allows residents easy access to employment hubs in Delray Beach/Boynton Beach, West Palm Beach, the northern portion of Broward County, and downtown Fort Lauderdale. In addition, the community is within walking distance to a Publix grocery store, and minutes to Starbucks, Chipotle, Regal Cinemas and the upscale shopping at Town Center at Boca Raton.

The 448-home community comprises one-, two- and three-bedroom apartment homes ranging in size from 704 square feet to 1,200 square feet. Mill Creek is planning a dramatic overhaul of the apartment interiors including new stainless appliances, solid surface counters, custom cabinetry, upgraded lighting and fixtures and vinyl wood plank-style flooring. The community’s amenities space, which utilizes a Mill Creek footprint for amenity spaces in its Class A development communities. Projected amenities include an expansive new clubhouse with gaming areas, social kitchen, media room, cyber café, and state-of-the-art fitness studio. A beach-entry, lagoon-style pool will be created to compliment the clubhouse; a comprehensive landscaping plan rounds out the enhancements to the community.


  • 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartment homes
  • Open floor plans with separate dining area
  • Breakfast bar
  • Walk-in closets
  • New! Upgrades to plumbing and lighting fixtures
  • New! Cabinets in kitchens and baths
  • New! California-style open kitchens
  • New! Granite countertops
  • New! Ceramic backsplash in the kitchens
  • New! Stainless steel appliance package
  • New! Faux wood blinds
  • New! Wood vinyl flooring in all areas but the bedrooms
  • New! Carpeting in bedrooms
  • New! Ceiling fans
  • USB electrical outlets
  • Pantries
  • Private balconies
  • Programmable thermostats
  • Washer and dryer connections
  • Wired for high-speed Internet
  • Satellite-ready
  • Dog and cat friendly
  • Two lakeside tennis courts
  • Two hotel-inspired pool areas
  • Sprawling open spaces with multiple water features
  • Coming soon! Expansive clubhouse with multiple social zones
  • Coming soon! Brand-new state-of-the-art fitness center
  • Coming soon! Media room
  • Coming soon! Gaming area
  • Coming soon! Cyber cafe and conference room
  • Coming soon! Beach entry lagoon-style pool
  • Coming soon! Gorgeous new landscaping
  • Coming soon! Exterior upgrades including designer paint and Bahamian shutters
  • Car care station
  • Kid's playscape
  • Excellent location on US 441 with easy access to the Sawgrass Expressway, the Turnpike and I-95
  • Within walking distance to Publix
  • Minutes to Starbucks, Chipotle Mexican Grill, and Regal Cinemas
  • Less than 15 minutes to Town Center at Boca Raton
  • Easy access to greater Palm Beach and Broward counties, Delray Beach/Boynton Beach, West Palm Beach, and downtown Fort Lauderdale.
  • In the A-rated Palm Beach Country school district

Features at Alister Boca Raton

Pet Friendly

At Alister by Mill Creek, we love your furry companions!

Free Wifi in Common Areas

Yes! Free WiFi in all common areas. Even the pool!

Near Retail

Your morning cup of Joe is right around the corner.

Peace Of Mind Service Guarantees

When you live in an Alister by Mill Creek Community, it's Peace of Mind, All the Time with our unique service guarantees.