New upscale SouthPark apartment building boasts pet spa, sauna

SouthPark’s newest apartment building is officially open, adding 280 upscale units to the booming area.

Encore SouthPark, an eight-story building at 6205 Morrison Boulevard, was developed by Woodfield Investments and Simpson Housing.

The building includes one-, two- and three-bedroom units. Rents start at $1,610 for a one-bedroom, $2,295 for a two-bedroom and $3,530 for a three-bedroom.

Amenities include a gym with spin bikes and a virtual trainer, a lounge, sauna and “pet spa,” along with USB outlets in apartments, walk-in closets and high-end kitchen and bath finishes.

Fun trivia fact: The Encore is the only apartment building in the recent boom, aside from uptown high-rise towers, built with a steel frame instead of wood.

“We are excited about our expansion throughout Charlotte and bringing a beautiful and well-designed high-rise apartment community to the SouthPark area,” said Gina Dillon, regional property manager for Simpson Property Group, in a statement.

Ely Portillo: 704-358-5041, @ESPortillo