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overall rating:
3.3 Parking:
3.77 Maintenance:
3.26 Construction:
3.27 Noise:
3.7 Grounds:
3.64 Safety:
3.46 Office Staff:

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04/23/2014Moved in 11 years ago and am still well satisfied. The complex is kept clean in spite of some tenants who like to litter. It is peaceful and I feel safe here. Any maintenance that I have needs was addressed the same day and fixed the first time. The complex is just a stone's throw from I-75, Lee Roy Selman Expressway and the Brandon Mall. The patio is screened in, they sweep the breeze ways weekly and keep the landscaping nice. Garbage is picked up 3 times a week at your door so trips to the dumpster are few. ... Full ReviewYES5.0
04/21/2014Staff is not always the best but it is a great community with a combination of amenities not found in many other apartments. Hardwood floors, granite countertops, natural lake view, valet trash, and a garden tub. Only place in Tampa ... Full ReviewYES4.0
04/19/2014I have lived here for the last 7 months. I have to say, if I had known about this place before I moved here, I wouldn't have moved here. There is valet trash take out that you pay for, but ... Full ReviewNO1.0
04/01/2014The Columns at Brandon West is, to my knowledge, the only REAL 5-star complex in Brandon. The facility is what you would expect to see in a large, upscale, metropolitan city. The grounds are impeccable, and security is obviously a ... Full ReviewYES5.0
04/07/2014Club house conference room, theater room and business center should be available after normal business hours. By programming the doors with two way badging to allow for use of facilities at least until 9:30 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday ... Full ReviewYES3.0
03/24/2014 Wow! I been living here Since 2002,from the begining to...YES5.0
03/10/2014 The first 2 years were fine, since a new company took...NO2.0
04/18/2014 The staff is very responsive and works to make this the...YES5.0
02/28/2014 The apartments are mediocre at best. Maintenance was the...NO3.0
02/28/2014 Community is well kept, nice gym and common areas,...YES4.0
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The Columns at Brandon West is an apartment community located in Tampa , FL . It has also been known as Balaye Apartments . The following apartment communities are located nearby: The Columns at Brandon West (formerly Balaye Apartments) ( 0.0 miles), Carlyle at Crosstown (formerly Circle at Crosstown) ( 0.4 miles), and Crosswynde ( 0.6 miles).

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