Charlotte’s newest apartment tower is nearing completion next to Romare Bearden Park, and the 33-story Ascent is listing some of the highest non-penthouse rents in uptown.
Developed by Greystar, the 314-unit apartment tower had been targeting a first quarter opening this year. Amenities in units include keyless Bluetooth locks, a washer and dyer in every unit, floor-to-ceiling windows, USB charging outlets, Nest smart thermostats, high-end kitchen finishes and appliances and walk-in closets.
The apartment tower also includes a rooftop pool, lounge and penthouse for residents, a gym with a yoga studio and on-demand training programs and a pet spa.
For all that luxury, though, residents will pay: Rents for some units at the new tower are above $3 per square foot, higher than many comparable apartments in uptown that have opened in the past five years.
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You can see the floor plans and rents for the Ascent tower online here. A $472 square-foot studio goes for $1,470 ($3.11/sf), a 772 square foot one-bedroom starts at $1,805 ($2.33/sf) and a 1,286 two-bedroom starts at $2,955 (also $2.33/sf).
The most expensive unit listed is a two-bedroom, 1,384 square foot apartment for up to $4,085 ($2.95/sf).
Across the park at the Catalyst tower, a two-bedroom, 1,109 square-foot apartment rents for $2,122 ($1.91/sf), while a 912 square-foot one-bedroom starts at $1,616 ($1.77/sf).