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Apr 07, 2015

Leasing Center Now Open For The Merc at Moody & Main

Downtown Waltham’s Newest Residential Destination Set for Occupancy this Summer

Waltham, Mass. (April 6, 2015) –Northland Investment Corporation is pleased to announce that The Merc at Moody & Main, a 269-unit smart growth development in downtown Waltham, has opened its leasing center and has begun leasing apartments for its first phase opening this summer.

The new leasing center is located on the top floor of the One Moody Street office building at the corner of Moody Street and Main Street.  Prospective residents can visit the leasing center and meet the Merc’s management team, see unit floor plans and samples of apartment finishes, and learn more about the wealth of amenities in and around The Merc apartment community.  Apartment homes are available for lease now and will be ready for occupancy in August.

“We are very excited to begin the leasing phase of this landmark development and are thrilled with the amount of interest we’ve had thus far,” said Steven P. Rosenthal, President and CEO of Northland Investment Corporation additional info. “The Merc will offer residents a true urban living experience with modern unit features and finishes, large windows, abundant amenities and convenient walking access to public transportation, restaurants and stores.”

The luxury apartment homes will offer underground parking and feature washers and dryers, dishwashers, walk-in closets, stainless steel appliances, European-style cabinetry, and quartz countertops. Additionally, the residents will have access to a roof deck, outdoor patio/courtyard area, a fitness center, library, game room, and richly appointed clubroom. The interior court will be landscaped and linked to Moody Street via a wide breezeway at the ground level.

The Merc is located across from the Waltham Common, and one block from the Waltham MBTA commuter rail station and the scenic Charles River. Residents will be able to enjoy a 25-minute train ride to Boston as well as convenient access to interstate Routes 128 (I-95) and I-90.  The Merc is surrounded by numerous restaurants, retail shops, entertainment and cultural venues. Additionally, Waltham is home to Bentley University and Brandeis University, as well as Boston Children’s Hospital at Waltham and Mass General West.

The Merc’s brick facades respect the historic character of Waltham’s downtown, while modern design elements provide a distinctly fresh look to the apartment community.  The landscaping will create a pleasant pedestrian experience from all vantage points and the sidewalks will offer wide spaces with street trees and benches.

The Merc is designed to be consistent with the latest sustainable principles. Sustainable features include Energy Star appliances, low flow fixtures, individual unit water metering, white roofs, low VOC paints and carpets, bike racks and bike storage rooms, and single stream recycling.