Gateway Advisors, in partnership with Wangard Partners, are developing Avenir, a mixed-use development comprised of 104 market-rate apartment units and 7,072 SF of ground level retail space. Located at 1477 North Jefferson Avenue in Milwaukee, Avenir is a five-story building along Jefferson Avenue and a four story building along Lyon Street that opened in the fall of 2014. Parking for the residents is located within the building at its two lowest levels. A two-level parking structure will accommodate the public and retail users and is planned to be on the southwest side of the building.
Avenir, which is French for “future,” is specially designed with eco-friendly amenities that young professionals of the millennial generation demand, such as a location in a walkable community, and close proximity to vibrant nightlife, mass transit and convenient shopping. The property will also include a rooftop terrace for entertaining and gathering with an outdoor fireplace and grills all overlooking the stunning skyline views, a clubroom with a gourmet resident kitchen, 24/7 fitness center, a private Pilates/Yoga studio offering regular weekly classes with Milwaukee’s top instructors, a conference room with fax, printer and scanner, Wi-Fi access throughout amenity areas, state-of-the-art dog wash station, underground reserved parking, car charging stations, free bike storage, Bikeshare program, concierge service including dry cleaning and package delivery, and pet and home care services.
The finely appointed apartment units will boast hard surface plank flooring in kitchen and living areas, tile bathrooms, carpeted bedrooms, Euro-style cabinetry, Energy Star stainless steel appliances, elegant granite countertops with kitchen islands perfect for entertaining, double compartment stainless steel sinks with designer faucets, expansive walk-in closets, full size washer & dryer in every home, window treatments, oversized, Low E energy efficient windows, cable ready and high speed fiber optic data wiring, and USB outlets.