Epoch Residential Communities Earn Top Rating from Apartment Ratings

July 19, 2017

Five of Epoch Residential's communities earned the inaugural 2016 Top Rated Award by Apartment Ratings. 

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EPOCH BRINGS NEW MULTI-FAMILY HOMES TO BEXLEY BY NEWLAND COMMUNITIES

July 18, 2017

Newland Communities, developer of the newly launched master-planned community, Bexley, is pleased to announce that Epoch Residential will soon start development of multi-family homes within the community. 

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Epoch Residential Recognized as Home Innovation NGBS Green Partner of Excellence

April 14, 2017

Epoch Residential has been named a Home Innovation NGBS Green Partner of Excellence for 2016. NGBS Green, which is based on the National Green Building Standard™ (NGBS), has certified more homes than any other national green home certification program. Being one of an elite group of Home Innovation’s green certification participants to be recognized validates the commitment Epoch Residential has made to providing its customers with increased value, comfort, durability, and efficiency through its NGBS Green Certified apartment homes.

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Epoch Sponsors 'SunRail on Saturdays' Expansion

October 28, 2016

Central Florida is abuzz with the news that our commuter rail, SunRail, will start offering Saturday train service next month.  

Together with Station House, Maitland Station, and Paseo at Winter Park Village, Epoch is proud to sponsor this wonderful initiative.  View all sponsors>

ost importantly, it's a key step toward encouraging less car traffic, and reducing emissions and pollution.  And starting November 5th, the residents at those local communities can enjoy a brand-new amenity: the ease of public transit for weekend sporting events, performances, and more.

View the Saturday train schedule>


OBJ Names Justin Sand 2016 '40 Under 40' Honoree

October 18, 2016

Epoch Residential is proud to announce that our president, Justin Sand, has been named an honoree in the "40 Under 40" class of 2016 by the Orlando Business Journal.

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Epoch Project Wins 2016 Aurora Award for Design

August 29, 2016

Source: SEBC and Florida Home Builders Association

On July 29th, 2016, Epoch Residential's project, Highline (Austin TX), was honored with an Aurora Award for "Best Multi-Family Housing Community" in the Under 18 du/acre category.  

Highline, completed in 2015, has broken company leasing records multiple times in its short lease-up.  It is the second of three phases of multi-family development in Austin, TX, with close proximity to Apple's Americas Operations Center.

See full list of Aurora Award winners here.


Construction kicks off on $47M apartment complex by SunRail

June 8, 2016

Source:  Orlando Business Journal
Date:  February 16, 2016

Work started on a project set to transform a former lumber yard in Maitland into a modern, transit-oriented apartment complex.

Winter Park-based Epoch Residential earlier this month started razing buildings on the former site of the Parker Lumber Yard next to the Maitland SunRail stop in preparation to begin construction on its new 293-unit, five-story Maitland Station apartment complex.

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Homebuilders: Epoch Residential

March 23, 2016

Source:  Modern Home Builder magazine, Winter 2015
Date:  November 5, 2015

Some developers take on more work than they can handle, but Epoch Residential sets limits to maintain quality, President and COO Justin Sand states. “The [goal] of this company is to do three or four projects a year, and we’re going to stay at that pace,” he states.

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A Testament to Strategic Growth

March 23, 2016

Source:  Design Develop Construct Journal, Winter 2015 issue
Date:  November 2015

As Epoch Residential celebrates its 45th anniversary this year, the firm's team is able to reflect on all that they have accomplished over the past several decades. 

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Two New Epoch Deals Exceed Goals, Hit 90% Pre-Leased in Under 12 Months

March 23, 2016

October 2015

Paseo at Winter Park Village and Nona Park Village Apartments topped 91% and 92% pre-leased this month, respectively.  Both communities opened their doors to residents in December 2014, offering top-grade features and amenities such as Paseo's unbeatable location with a walkscore of 80, lush landscaping and expansive clubhouse; and Nona Park Village's outdoor bocce ball and cornhole courts, community garden, and carriage-home style apartments.

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Epoch's Newest Community in Austin, TX Begins Pre-Leasing

March 23, 2016

September 2015

Located just half a mile from Apple's 1M square-foot campus in Austin, TX, Highline offers residents a casual yet elegant community to call home.  Highline is designated ICC 700 by the National Green Building Council, and features luxury amenities such as an expansive clubhouse, resort-style pool and patio, large fitness center with yoga room, and more.  Luxury features inside its apartments include 9-foot ceilings with fans, USB charging outlets, granite countertops, wood-plank flooring, walk-in closets, and full-size washer and dryer.

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Capital Place Coming to Downtown Phoenix

March 23, 2016

 

Source: GlobeSt.com
Date: August 20, 2015

PHOENIX — Capital Place, the $50 million apartment complex coming to Downtown Phoenix, will begin accepting pre-leasing agreements this September.

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Apartment construction boom boosts East Orlando and Lake Nona economy

September 17, 2015

Source: Insight Magazine

Date:  July 1, 2015

Residents of East Orlando may have noticed a distinct uptick in the number of apartments being constructed in the area, and they can expect to see more of the same as 2015 continues. The addition of these apartment homes is doing more than adding curb appeal to popular areas such as Lake Nona, it is supporting the economy (and its workers) by the millions. ...

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Strong job market, new demand draws more apartment developers to I-Drive corridor

September 17, 2015

Source:  www.growthspotter.com

Date:  June 19, 2015

Demand from millennials, baby boomers and an ever-growing tourism labor force is driving new apartment development in the International Drive corridor. Nearly as many new projects have been prepped in the sub-market for construction over the past two years as the number opened there since 2010, and developers tell GrowthSpotter demand should draw more construction in the near future if rising land values allow. ...

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Epoch’s Jim Pugh featured on Central Florida Multifamily panel at CREW-Orlando event

April 30, 2015

On April 15th, CREW-Orlando hosted its annual Central Florida Multi-Family Outlook luncheon, featuring three local experts: Jim Pugh, Jr., Chairman and owner of Epoch; Wayne Dunkelberger, Principal at Baker Barrios Architects; and Kevin P. Bowen, Senior VP at Moss & Associates. Panelists shared insights into apartment-renter demographics, the most-desired amenities among Boomers and Millenials, and predictions on the future of women in construction & real estate. Read quotes and highlights on CREW-Orlando's Twitter feed >


Epoch holds successful neighborhood meeting in Gilbert, AZ

March 31, 2015

On March 25th, Epoch held its first neighborhood meeting for Commons at The Square, a proposed 307-unit apartment community near Gilbert Town Square, the popular shopping and dining center in the heart of Gilbert, AZ. Local residents and proprietors of nearby small businesses attended the meeting with questions about delivery dates, target renter profile, and construction updates. The development is expected to deliver units next year. The project's website will provide further information. Notify me when the website goes live >


Epoch at forefront of Transit-oriented development in Central Florida

February 28, 2015

Orlando Sentinel, Feb. 18, 2015: "Longtime apartment developer Epoch Properties has proposed building a residential mid-rise with 293 units and a parking garage on the 5.3-acre Parker Lumber site, with direct access to the SunRail station that fronts U.S. Highway 17-92. The proposal goes to the city's planning and zoning commission Thursday." Read the full article >

The Station House at Lake Mary, another Epoch development and one of Central Florida's newest TODs, welcomed its first residents at the end of 2014 and is steadily filling up. Many of its residents are already SunRail riders and commuters, while still more say they hope to use SunRail to change their commuting habits in the immediate future. Read More on Station House >


Light Rail Propels $6.8B in Private Investment and Counting

February 24, 2015

Economic development along the light rail in metro Phoenix is a testament to the success of public investment spurring private enterprise.

The public capital investment in metro Phoenix's light rail totals nearly $1.5B, and total investment has been more than $6.8B. The first 20 miles of the light rail system opened in December 2008.

The number of projects – recently completed, under construction and planned projects – from 2008 to present total 169.

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NAA Taps Veteran Supervisor from Epoch for 2015 Conference

January 31, 2015

The NAA's Education Institute (NAAEI) has tapped Senior Regional Supervisor Shannon Hayden of Epoch Management as a featured panelist at its annual conference this summer. The conference attracts over 7,500 apartment professionals from across the country every year. The NAAEI is the education arm of the NAA, and one of the preeminent national providers of education and apartment career development programs for the apartment industry.