Meyers Group starts preleasing Pompano Beach rentals that target tech lovers

The Coral Gables firm is installing key-less door locks and other automated features at 144-unit Avery Pompano Beach to distinguish it from other apartment buildings

Alan Losada, chief operating officer of Meyers Group
Alan Losada, chief operating officer of Meyers Group

Coral Gables-based Meyers Group started preleasing a 144-unit Pompano Beach apartment building with high-tech features more common at condominiums.

Meyers Group expects to open the rental property at 225 North Federal Highway, called Avery Pompano Beach, in March.

The apartments will have built-in USB chargers for cell phones and other electronic devices, plus key-less door locks, lighting fixtures and thermostats that tenants can control with a cell phone.

Alan Losada, chief operating officer of Meyers Group, told the Sun-Sentinel that key-less door locks are more common at condominiums than rental properties because they are more expensive than manual locks, and they distinguish Avery Pompano Beach from “cookie cutter” rentals.

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Apartments at Avery Pompano Beach range in size from 787 square feet to 1,436 square feet, and monthly rents start at $1,750.

The mix of amenities will include a doorman, valet and concierge services, a clubhouse, swimming pool, gym and cabanas, plus a game room, theater and party room, fire pit and summer kitchen. Tenants also will have access to a conference room equipped with a projector and a wall-mounted screen.

Meyers Group also is building the first phase of Avery Dania Pointe, an eight-story, 264-unit apartment building at the mixed-use Dania Pointe development in Dania Beach. The first phase of Avery Dania Pointe is expected to open in 2020. [Sun-Sentinel]Mike Seemuth