Urby and Brookfield Property Group begin leasing 648-unit Urby

November 15, 2019 - Connecticut

Stamford, CT Development partners Urby and Brookfield Property Group have launched leasing for the first phase of apartments at Stamford Urby. Urby, a 648-unit property, is located on the corner of Greyrock Place and Tresser Blvd., within walking distance of the city’s downtown commercial hub and train station with Metro-North service. The collection of studios, one- and two-bedroom apartments feature floorplans with ceiling-high window. Immediate occupancy is available.

Stamford Urby is the fourth Urby development to be completed, following Staten Island, Jersey City and Harrison, NJ. 

“We are thrilled to bring Urby to the Stamford market,” said David Barry, CEO of Urby. “The new community illustrates the brand’s commitment to human-scale design, neighborly values, and a positive outlook on the future.” 

Designed by the Amsterdam-based architecture and interiors firm Concrete, Stamford Urby is comprised of 11 buildings of varying heights laid out in a square. The entrance lobby is integrated with an all-day café. Home to Roost, a Darien-based local favorite led by chef Mike Pietrafeso (Ada’s Kitchen & Coffee in Greenwich and Roost Darien). The café features a seasonal menu of coffee, light fare and cocktails, seven days a week. Open to the public, the café creates community between residents and the surrounding neighborhood by offering food and beverage as part of the lobby experience. 

Designed by Brussels-based architecture and landscape architecture firm, Bureau Bas Smets, the-landscaped property features bamboo-lined paths and gardens. Highlighting the central courtyard is an elevated saltwater pool and patio, BBQ grills and firepits.

Residents will also have access to a communal kitchen where neighbors can meet and interact through thoughtful programming and social happenings. There’s also a fitness facility with Life Fitness and Peloton equipment, and a Woofgarden for resident canines. 

Urby’s integration of technology allows residents to enjoy smartphone building and apartment entry, video intercom for guests, Amazon Hub package lockers, WiFi in all common areas, filtered water station, and a web-based portal for maintenance requests and rent payment. An enclosed parking garage offers electric car charging stations and bicycle storage.

Stamford Urby’s residences make smart use of space. The apartments offer style and functionality and come equipped with windowsill shelving, built-in bookcases, closet drawers and shelving; pocket doors, and window treatments. Kitchens boast modern appliances with integrated Blomberg stove and cook top and concealed dishwashers. GE washer/dryers and individual heating/cooling systems are included in each apartment.

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