BOONTON, NJ (June 12, 2019) --- AvalonBay Communities, Inc., a NYSE listed real estate investment trust (REIT) with multi-family apartment communities in high barrier-to-entry markets in the United States, today celebrated the official opening of its newest community in New Jersey, Avalon Boonton.
At the Grand Opening event, Mayor Matthew DiLauri, and Aldermen Michael Eoga, Cy Wekilsky, and Dr. William McBride, representatives from Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill’s office, along with other municipal officials, joined AvalonBay executives, staff, contracted professionals, journalists, and members of the New Jersey real estate community in the official ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the occasion.
Ron Ladell, AvalonBay Senior Vice President welcomed public officials, new residents and members of the community, saying: “AvalonBay is extremely pleased to commemorate the Grand Opening of our newest community in New Jersey, and grateful for the warm welcome we’ve received here in Boonton. AvalonBay prides itself on the quality of our communities, and we look forward to providing new Avalon Boonton residents with a truly remarkable living experience, combining award winning customer service that AvalonBay is known for with best-in-class amenities and a convenient location.”
Mayor Matthew DiLauri addressed the crowd: “What’s great about Boonton is that there are a lot of ingredients that make Boonton a special place and AvalonBay we are now proud to call one of those ingredients. We are really grateful that you chose us here and are proud of the product you have built. The economic development it provides and the people who will come here to shop our downtown will fall in love with our town will ultimately want to make Boonton their permanent home. So on behalf of the Board of Aldermen and people of Boonton, we want to congratulate you on this endeavor and wish you the best of luck.”
Former Mayor Cy Wekilsky followed with “Everything you said that you would do along the way, you did. You guys came through and this is the end result and we thank you very much on behalf of the Town. To follow the words of Mr. DiLauri, this is a big plus.”
A representative from Congresswoman Mike Sherrill’s office presented Ron Ladell with a certificate congratulating Avalon Boonton for the formal Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Grand Opening celebration.
Avalon Boonton offers 350 studio, 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom apartments. The community boasts a wide array of amenities, such as a state-of-the-art fitness center with fitness-on-demand, yoga studio and free weight room, a large resident lounge with complementary wifi, a pet spa which includes a doggie treadmill, an expansive pool and pool deck, multiple courtyards with gas barbeque grills and tables, an outdoor kitchen, an outdoor fireplace with seating, a WAG™pet park and a tot lot. Avalon Boonton is located in a lovely community that has one of the best downtowns in New Jersey. Its location, directly off of I-287, provides easy commuting to the major employment hubs in Northern New Jersey as well as New York.
About AvalonBay Communities, Inc.
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (a “REIT”) focused on developing, redeveloping, acquiring, and managing high-quality apartment communities in leading metropolitan areas of the United States. As of March 31, 2019, the Company owned or held a direct or indirect ownership in 291 apartment communities containing 85,313 apartment homes in 12 states and the District of Columbia, of which 26 communities were under construction and seven communities were under reconstruction. More information may be found on the Company’s website at: http://www.avaloncommunities.com/about-us