A Valentines Day note from the regional property manager of Greystar to residents of The Place Apartments at 1341 Castle Ct. informs them that “the date for vacating” the 90-unit complex hugging the north side of the Southwest Fwy. has been pushed back to September 30. Lease renewals will be extended to that date, and space is now available: Tenants are being offered a $200 prize for referring any “friend or co-worker looking for short term housing.“
The manager began a series of vague communications with tenants in November, after taking over duties for the property’s new owner, Dallas development firm Encore Enterprises. A note at that time hinted without stating that all residents would need to leave by the end of April.
The latest message is slightly more explicit about redevelopment plans after the rescheduled drop-lease date: “The new site will begin construction shortly after we close and we hope you will consider us again for you housing needs when we open backup,” it says. A token gift included with the new letter hints at some recognition of how daunting an apartment search may be for residents seeking replacement housing in the area that’s comparably priced: Enclosed with each letter is a $10 gift card to the Black Hole Coffee House — around the corner on Graustark St.
- Previously on Swamplot: New Owner of The Place Apartments in Castle Court Plans ‘Lease Down’; All Tenants Out by End of April?, Getting Out of The Place?