Real Estate Weekly
The Arbors at Baltimore Crossroads, a 365-unit luxury apartment community near White Marsh, received two awards at the 16th annual Delta Associates Awards of Excellence competition for apartment home and condominium projects in the mid-Atlantic region. The Arbors, which was completed in November 2011, was honored for Best 2012 Baltimore-area Apartment Community, and for 2012 Best Lease-Up Pace for a Baltimore-area Apartment Community. Developed by Somerset Construction Co., The Arbors is located within the 1,000-acre Baltimore Crossroads @95 mixed-use development in Baltimore County. It features an array of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) elements, including energy-efficient heating, ventilating and air-conditioning and hot water systems; low-flow plumbing fixtures; 70 percent powered by wind and solar energy with 360 solar panels on the garage roof; Energy Star appliances that significantly reduce monthly water, gas and electric use and air filtration systems. The average monthly utility cost for each residential unit is approximately $90, which is less than half the cost of the industry norm for an apartment in the Greater Baltimore region.