Laurel Street is the residential developer for South Rome Apartments, a joint venture with the South Rome Redevelopment Corporation. The City of Rome has also been an active partner throughout the planning and development process. The development of the South Rome Apartments is the continuation of the long-term redevelopment plan for the South Rome neighborhood of Rome, Georgia. Construction began in July 2016 with completion scheduled for December 2017.
South Rome Apartments will consist of a total of 84 units at three different sites in South Rome that will be affordable to families with a mix of incomes. The units will be one, two, and three-bedroom multi-family flats and two and three-bedroom duplexes. Site amenities will include two playgrounds, community porches, and outdoor sitting areas. There will be an on-site community building with a leasing office, fitness center, business center, and laundry facilities. Unit features include open floor plans with fully equipped kitchens, spacious closets, washer/dryer connections, and patios or balconies. South Rome Apartments will be built to EarthCraft standards.
Other community features include the brand new Anna K. Davie Elementary School, the South Rome Boys and Girls Club, a community health center, and easy access by transit or for pedestrians to downtown Rome, Georgia.