Downtown Living in Mobile Heating Up!
With the slow but consistent growth of Mobile’s economy, the downtown area has seen a shift in demand for apartments. Unlike larger cities, Mobilians have preferred houses over apartment style living, but over the past few years Mobile has begun to attract a young business professional demographic. This younger demographic has also brought a demand for more streamlined living spaces. There are several new and exciting projects currently leasing in Downtown Mobile!
Listed below are Mobile’s new apartments and townhouses that are sure to catch the attention of any prospective resident.
Merchants Plaza, a 120-year-old, 225,000-square-foot, five-building, mixed-used skyscraper located at 56 St. Joseph St. is currently undergoing a $30 million renovation. Featuring 18 stories of luxury apartments, Class A office and retail space all in the heart of Downtown Mobile. The apartments meld historic charm with modern comfort. Almost every unit poses a unique floorplan with large windows and incredible city views ranging from 400-square-foot studios to 1,244-square-foot penthouses. With it’s centralized location you can walk anywhere you would like in the downtown area. This incredible undertaking has stirred up quite the buzz around Mobile and will include a mix of retail tenants, a bank, and The Cheese Cottage’s second location—The Cheese Merchant.
The Temple Lodge— a historic Mobile building recently converted into loft style apartments— is finishing construction on its’ second project, a new group of business district townhouses located on St. Francis Street. There are a total of six HUGE units, each 1,400-square-foot. Each unit has it’s own one car garage as well as an in-unit washer dryer set, large walk-in closets and the perfect sit-down balcony to enjoy city views. The Townhouses also include a spacious communal garden, which is complete with grill, outdoor seating and dog washing station. Located right off Dauphin Street, this location provides extreme access to all the retail, restaurants, offices and activities Downtown Mobile has to offer.
Marine St. Lofts provides a harmonious blend of modern elegance and historic charm. Located right on Government Blvd. in the Oakleigh Historic Garden District, this 48 unit complex is one of Mobile’s newest, luxury mixed-use re-development projects. Offering one and two bed expansive floor-plans, these units feature quartz counter tops, stainless steel appliances and panoramic windows showcasing spectacular views of the surrounding area. Residents also get to enjoy all the upscale communal amenities like stunning rooftop views, the fitness center or co-working space. Not to mention, this location provides a great walkability – breweries, restaurants, entertainment, coffee shops, grocery stores in the Central Business District.
Mobile has needed unique, modernized urban living spaces for some time now, and these options do not disappoint! All of these lodging locations are within walking distance to many popular local restaurants including: The Cheese Cottage, Chuck’s Fish, Nova Espresso, Squid Ink and Southern National. So many awesome spots Downtown Mobile like the LoDa Entertainment District, Bienville Square, Cathedral Square and even theatres like the Saenger are all just a few blocks away. All properties are unique to the downtown area and welcome all questions and queries about leasing.