Real Estate

A Guide to Houston’s Newest Apartment Buildings

These are the amenity-packed apartments and condos to watch for.

By Roxanna Asgarian February 5, 2016 Published in the February 2016 issue of Houstonia Magazine


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Market Square Tower

Neighborhood: Downtown
Completion Date: January 2017
Stories: 40 
Square Footage: 550 to 1,950
Price: $1,800 to $5,800
Standout Features: Indoor basketball court; virtual golf simulator; luxury spa; rooftop pool, partially encased in glass, for residents who want to do laps the exciting way

Aris Market Square

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Neighborhood: Downtown
Completion Date: First move-ins, spring 2017 
Stories: 32, with 24 floors of apartments
Square Footage: 575 to 2,250
Price: Upon request
Standout Features: Amazing views; a bike repair room; a “hi-fi” room complete with record player and records; corner glass windows in some units

Avenue Grove

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Image: Avenue Grove

Neighborhood: Upper Kirby/ Greenway Plaza
Completion Date: April 2016
Square Footage: 650 to 1,730
Price: Upon request
Standout Features: Views and direct access to the redeveloped Levy Park; concierge service; fitness center with spin room and classes


The Wilshire

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Image: The Wilshire

Neighborhood: River Oaks
Completion Date: Summer 2017
Stories: 17
Square Footage: 1,392 to 3,561
Price: $800,000 to $3 million (50 percent filled at press time) 
Standout Features: Sub-Zero wine chillers; on-site suites residents can book for guests; location across the street from the River Oaks District

The Belfiore

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Image: The Belfiore

Neighborhood: Uptown
Completion Date: This month
Stories: 26
Square Footage: 4,650, plus 700-foot outdoor terraces
Price: $2.5 million (Hurry! As of press time, there was only one unit left for sale)
Standout Features: Large floor plans (there are just 46 units on 26 floors); manicured gardens; 24-hour concierge; heated swimming pool and whirlpool; private dog park

The Ivy

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Image: The Ivy

Neighborhood: EaDo
Completion Date: Tentatively, the end of 2018
Stories: 24
Square Footage: 300 to 750
Price: Starting at $100,000 for small units; larger units start at $375,000
Standout Features: Transformable furniture to make the most out of each tiny unit; ample green space around the complex, including a rooftop courtyard and pool

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