East Bay Apartment Developments
Check out these new—and upcoming—apartment and condo complexes in the East Bay.
Ascent // John Swain Photography
Agora at South Main, Essex Apartment Homes
1500 Newell Avenue, Walnut Creek
Agora, which opened this spring, features a mixed-use building with apartment living above shopping and dining areas below. A short walk will land you in the heart of downtown Walnut Creek, and multiple grocery stores are located close-by.
Awesome Amenities: A clubhouse with double-sided fireplace and full kitchen; grilling stations with lounge seating; 24-hour fitness center.
Smallest Unit: 1,209 square feet; two bedrooms, two baths; starting at $4,332 per month.
Largest Unit: 1,610 square feet; two bedrooms, two and half baths; starting at $4,593 per month.
Contact: (866) 568-2313, liveatagora.com
1550 Third Ave., Walnut Creek
With free internet and low-cost water heating systems, the Arboleda Apartments provide 48 affordable, permanent-housing units for low-income families and people with developmental disabilities.
Awesome Amenities: Community room; children’s play structure; computer room.
Smallest Unit: 570 square feet; one bedroom, one bath; price based on income.
Largest Unit: 1,153 square feet; three bedroom, one bath; price based on income.
Contact: (925) 478-8030, sahahomes.org
The Arroyo Residences
1250 Arroyo Way, Walnut Creek
Just steps from beautiful Civic Park and within walking distance of downtown Walnut Creek, The Arroyo Residences just celebrated its grand opening on August 11, and offer 100 studio, one– , and two–bedroom units with access to a rooftop pool and a complete fitness center.
Awesome Amenities: Cedar-lined dry sauna; courtyard (coffee/espresso bar, zen garden, ponds/waterfalls); pet friendly.
Smallest Unit: 520 square feet; studio with one bath; starting at $2,555 per month.
Largest Unit: 1,148 square feet; two bedrooms, two baths; starting at $3,735 per month.
Contact: (844) 843-2776, thearroyowc.com
Ascent Walnut Creek
1960 N. Main Street, Walnut Creek
You can play with your dog, grill up some burgers, or take a dip in the pool—all at Ascent’s chic, 126-unit apartment complex located steps from downtown shopping, BART, and endless outdoor activities.
Awesome Amenities: Grilling station and picnic area; bike hub with on-site storage and repair facilities; sun deck and outdoor kitchen.
Smallest Unit: 515 square feet; studio with one bath; starting at $2,375 per month.
Largest Unit: 1,060 square feet; two bedrooms, two baths; starting at $4,295 per month.
Contact: (877) 731-1423, ascentwalnutcreek.com
161 North Civic Dr., Walnut Creek
This 300-unit, pet-friendly apartment complex opened almost two years ago just a few blocks from BART and downtown Walnut Creek, with easy walking access to the Iron Horse Trail and nearby restaurants.
Awesome Amenities: Community wine lounge with private wine lockers; concierge services (dry cleaning, grocery delivery, pet sitting); sports lounge with gaming center.
Smallest Unit: 667 square feet; one bedroom, one bath; starting at $2,504 per month.
Largest Unit: 1,051 square feet; two bedrooms, two baths; starting at $3,659 per month.
Contact: (844) 736-6555, liveatbrio.com
1756 Cole Ave., Walnut Creek
The Cole condominiums include 12 luxury residences that are conveniently located two blocks from the Walnut Creek BART station, are within walking distance to downtown entertainment and dining, and are in close proximity to I-680 and Hwy 24 ramps.
Awesome Amenities: Nine–12 foot ceilings; home theater and interior speakers; options to personalize and upgrade your unit.
Smallest Unit: 1,835 square feet; two bedrooms, two baths; priced around $1.8 million.
Largest Unit: 2,029 square feet; two bedrooms, two baths; priced around $1.8 million.
Contact: (877) 678-3370, livelenox.com
Danville Hotel Town Center
111 West Prospect Ave. / 200 Railroad Ave., Danville
Built around the historic Danville Hotel (constructed in the 1890s), these 16 second-story modern condominiums went up last year in the heart of historic downtown above retail and dining. You’ll have plenty to do—the complexes are located just steps from the public library, a performing arts center, the Iron Horse Trail, and a farmer’s market.
Awesome Amenities: Assigned parking spaces, high-end finishes, three on-site restaurants.
Smallest Unit: 919 square feet; two bedrooms, one bath; starting at $875,000.
Largest Unit: 1,440 square feet; two bedrooms, two baths; starting at $1,298,000.
Contact: (925) 314-3313, danvilleimprovements.com
301 Basswood Common, Livermore
This brand new, 372-unit complex opened this June and provides everything residents could need for relaxation and recreation. Take a short drive for wine tasting at award-winning vineyards and shopping at the San Francisco Premium Outlets, or take advantage of dedicated fitness paths and nearby open spaces.
Awesome Amenities: Community garden, yoga lawn, fitness path through the community.
Smallest Unit: 1,254 square feet; two bedrooms, two and a half baths; starting at $560,000.
Largest Unit: 2,006 square feet; four bedrooms, three baths; starting at $748,000.
Contact: (866) 696-7432, sagelivermore.com
Woodbury Rd., Lafayette
Just a five-minute walk from charming downtown Lafayette and only a mile from the Lafayette Reservoir, the award-winning Woodbury residences boast 56 garden and terrace flats for those interested in quiet and convenient small-town living.
Awesome Amenities: Central lobby (available to rent out), yoga room, private parking.
Smallest Unit: 1,100 square feet; two bedrooms, two baths; starting at $795,000.
Largest Unit: 3,000 square feet; three bedrooms and a loft, three baths; starting around $1.8 million.
Contact: (925) 299-1325, woodburynwhm.com