Kettler’s M.FLATS 233 Unit Apt Building Topping Out Celebration
Thursday November 7, 2013
Today, Kettler celebrated the topping out of m.flats at 450 K Street NW in the Mount Vernon Triangle. The 13-story market rate apartment building with 233 units, primarily studios and junior one-bedrooms. The building was designed by R2L: Architects and reflects the neighborhoods unique mix of historical row house aesthetic and modern facades. The building also includes a 6,576 SF retail space. Pre-leasing is projected to begin in spring 2014 with the first units available for move-in around May 2014.
M.flats amenities will include socially oriented common spaces, meditative gardens, rooftop cooking stations, pool cabanas, dining areas, and lounges. The building will also offer bike racks, a gym with an outdoor workout area, and a two-story lobby that mimics an art gallery. Kettler is looking to attain LEED certification for m.flats. Seventy-five percent of construction waste is being recycled, at least 10 percent of the building material is to be composed of recycled content, and the development is aiming to reduce water use to 30 percent below LEED NC requirements. Currently, the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood is home to over 4,000 residents and has 16,000 residents living within one-half mile. There are 2,646 existing residential units and another 923 units under construction at the Lyric, Meridian II, m.flats, and 460 NY AVE.