New apartments pop up near new shopping development

New apartments pop up near new shopping development

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - While Wilmington's newest shopping center hopes to make its debut in early 2017, a new apartment complex nearby hopes to begin leasing units in the spring.

Construction has already begun on the first phase of Element Barclay, which is located adjacent to The Pointe at Barclay on 17th Street.

The apartment complex will consist of nine, three-story, garden-style apartment buildings and resident amenities including a clubhouse, saltwater pool, bocce ball court, dog park and outdoor fireplaces and grilling areas.

"Element Barclay will offer residents modern apartments surrounded by restaurants, retail and recreation," said Kelly Dunbar, a partner with developer Childress Klein. "This is a rare opportunity to be part of a truly walkable community in midtown Wilmington, and we look forward to setting the bar for luxury living in the Port City."

The complex will also be walking distance to Halyburton Park, which is located on the opposite side of George Anderson Drive from the Barclay development.

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