215 West Opens State-of-the-Art Amenities Floor

Jun 07, 2010, 10:20 ET from Jupiter Realty Company

CHICAGO, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Jupiter Realty Company announced the opening of the amenities floor at 215 West, the group's brand-new apartment high-rise in the Chicago Loop. As part of the first new residential development in the Central Business District since 1993, 215 West's amenities offer a unique combination of state-of-the-art technology and eco-friendly finishes for residents to enjoy.

"We are thrilled to offer our residents so many ways to relax and socialize," said Kellie DeVilbiss, President of Jupiter Communities, the firm selected to manage and lease 215 West. "Everyone involved went above and beyond to create a space that truly exemplifies the high level of luxury and environmental consciousness that makes 215 West an incredible place to live."

In keeping with the concept of offering a complete urban lifestyle, 215 West's amenities are centralized on the 14th floor. Residents can take advantage of a variety of spaces including:

  • Fitness club featuring cardio suite with personal TVs, weight-training equipment and personal training available
  • Steam and massage therapy rooms
  • Landscaped green roof with resident terrace, pool, garden and grill areas
  • Resident lounge with Wi-Fi
  • Media room with cinema-quality sound system, HDTV projector system and accompanying Blu-ray disc player
  • Full-service business center
  • Cozy library with fireplace
  • Complimentary coffee and tea station
  • Clubroom featuring billiards, iPod docking station and HDTV
  • Multipurpose room with HDTV, sound system and kitchen

Electronics group Abt installed top-of-the-line technology throughout the amenities floor and ensured that all components were seamlessly integrated. Stanton Interior Concepts, Inc., the design firm appointed to merchandise and decorate 215 West, selected locally produced furnishings, sustainable finishes and recycled materials to create a chic and inviting eco-friendly environment. Custom art pieces and bold accents complete the contemporary design of the spaces.

215 West's model apartment homes are also located on the amenities level. Stanton Interior Concepts used environmentally responsible furnishings and finishes for the one- and two-bedroom model residences to demonstrate how easy it is to be both stylish and sustainable.

215 West's model apartment homes and amenity spaces are now available for tours. To visit, please contact the 215 West leasing office at 312-521-5900 or leasing.215west@jupitercommunities.com. Images of the amenity spaces as well as views, floorplans and eco-friendly information are available online at www.215WestApts.com.

About 215 West

Developed by Jupiter Realty Company in partnership with Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC, 215 West is the first high-rise rental residence to be built in Chicago's Loop in 15 years and is expected to be among the first to be LEED certified. Located at 215 West Washington Street, the 50-story building features 389 studio/convertible, one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and three-bedroom apartment homes. The tower also includes a 12-story parking garage and 14,000 square feet of retail space at street level. For more information: 312-521-5900 or www.215westapts.com.

About Jupiter Realty Company

Chicago-based Jupiter Realty Company was incorporated as a privately held, vertically integrated development, investment and management firm in 1985. The company acquires, develops, finances, renovates, repositions, and manages office buildings, hotels, garden and high-rise apartments, shopping centers, free-standing retail stores, industrial buildings, mixed-use properties and land. Jupiter Realty and its subsidiaries and affiliates operate nationally with a focus on the Midwest, Southeast and Southwest. For more information, please visit www.jupiterrealty.com or contact Don Smith at 312-642-6000.

About Jupiter Communities

Jupiter Communities is a full-service multifamily property management company with more than 10,000 apartment units under management nationwide. The leadership at Jupiter Communities boasts more than 50 years of industry experience managing and maximizing the value of apartment communities across the nation, giving it the ability to offer expert advice and superior services including property management, valuations and market studies, accounting, due diligence, dispositions, and construction management. For more information, please visit www.jupitercommunities.com or contact Kellie DeVilbiss at 312-924-1601.

SOURCE Jupiter Realty Company