Urban living is on the rise—literally. The rental residences at Omni Louisville offer a new view of life in Lou— from sixteen to twenty-nine floors above the city. The first tenants move in this month. And, yes, the stunning pool, sky deck and concierge are all included.
A move downtown offers a lifestyle change in more ways than one. For some, it’s a switch from owning a home to renting a new, glamorous lifestyle. At The Residences of Omni Louisville, that lifestyle comes with all of the luxury amenities of a five-star global hotel. The residential units sit atop the towering building— occupying the sixteenth through twenty-ninth floors. They fill a niche in the downtown housing market: offering upscale high-rise homes for people who would rather rent than own. These modern, glass-clad living spaces with incredible views are intended to attract professionals, singles, couples and empty nesters seeking luxurious downtown living with plenty of built-in conveniences. And they certainly are.
“It has everything you want,” says local construction sales professional Paul Franklin, one of the first people to rent in the sparkling glass building. “It has the convenience…. I don’t have to mess with I-71 anymore. And the amenities of the hotel are available to me: the marketplace downstairs, amazing views and a great staff.” Not only do those who call the Omni their home enjoy all of the services available to hotel guests, but they have some of their own too. A dedicated concierge, door-to-door dry-cleaning services, twenty-four-hour fitness center, rooftop pool, sky lounge, fire pit, pet spa with available attendant and bicycle storage and repair space are some of the other perks available to those who are living where others come to play.
“We used to live downtown and then we moved,” says Franklin. “When this came up, we came back down because we wanted to be a part of it. Louisville has really developed a lot and there’s a lot more to choose from than last time we lived down here. When we got to watch this (building) come up, we were waiting for the doors to open.”
So, you might wonder, what does all of this cost? Not as much as you might expect. Most of units are one to two bedrooms listed in the $1,500 to $2,500 range. (Parking in a controlled access parking garage attached to the building costs $110 a month for a guaranteed spot, $150 a month for a designated reserved spot.) Their introduction last month has been met with a flurry of activity and appointments. “All my friends want to come down once we get settled and check it out,” says Franklin. “I’ve already told them I’m going to walk them over to the leasing office so they can be my neighbor.”
If You Want to Know More
Go to theresidencesatomni.com for more information. Or call the leasing offices at 502-589-0520. Hours are Monday through Friday 9 to 6, Saturday, 10 to 5, Sunday 1 to 5.