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Empirian at Northridge (formerly Northridge Lake)

501 Northridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30350
44%
80
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44%
% Recommended
57%
City Average
08/25/13
Resident

These apartments were a blessing when I first moved in back in 2002-03. Well it wasn't 6 months and this African lady moved in with a bunch of kids and the entire continent of Africa's worth of roaches. Once she moved… Full Review ▶

02/12/13
Resident

This is a good apartment complex despite previous reviews. They have five star customer service in the leasing office, and located directly by the highway so its really easy to get back and forth to work. The maintenance department is quick… Full Review ▶

10/22/12
Resident

STAY AWAY. This is by far the worst place I have ever lived. I moved in early 2011. I'm a college student looking for an affordable place to stay in what I THOUGHT was a safe area. I was wrong. 1)Noise… Full Review ▶

09/16/12
Resident

BUGS BUGS BUGS AND MORE BUGS. WATER DAMAGE EVERYWHERE. THEY DON'T FIX THINGS ON TIME. OUR BATHROOM CEILING WAS COMING IN DUE TO WATER DAMAGE. NO NO NO NO NO NO NO !! SAVE YOURSELF ! Full Review ▶

07/24/12
Resident

The only problem i have with my apartment is controlling the roaches. I think the people who live here before me were nasty. The pest control does not come out as scheduled. I have bought so many cans of Raid that… Full Review ▶

07/02/12
Resident

So please don't live here! everyday is something new with my apt! the ac doesnt work I gotta stayed with ac for 5 days, the same thing with the heat! When I moved here was roaches everywhere!!! I called the leasing… Full Review ▶

04/13/12
Resident

Edit:Pretty cool, fixed everything and even cleaned the place up :D Full Review ▶

02/01/12
Resident

This apt is not the same because they let go alot of good hard workers maintenance guys & grounds keeper for nothing im gonna miss them & wish them the best & god will bless them more I miss the way… Full Review ▶

12/04/11
Resident

Very unsafe this year. Two of my friends have had their apartments broken into and last night my apartment was broken into, and they stole my boyfriends jacket with his keys in it, and took his car!!! Dont move into this… Full Review ▶

07/17/11
Resident

My pictures say it all! Oh yeah, management/leasing assume that you're ignorant; therefore it's quite amusing listening to the excuses they give as to why situations have yet to be resolved. Full Review ▶

03/10/11
Resident

This place is a poop hole. My buddy got his place broken into, and his stuff stolen. There was a body in the dumpster (they don't charge extra for that) and the gates are mostly for decoration. I have been to… Full Review ▶

01/05/11
Resident

This is by far the worst apartment complex in Sandy Springs, Management is horrible, there is a bug and rodent problem, it takes forever to recieve maintenance. Electricity and gas is sky high because of poor insulation and old heating and… Full Review ▶

11/30/10
Resident

My experience in the leasing office of emperian was outstanding , the people ore the most friendliest , and my leasing agent ,Avis Sanders , made the process an easy and delighting experience . Full Review ▶

10/15/10
Resident

These apartments may appear nice and some are, but they refuse to maintain them. 2 weeks after moving in we discovered our apt. building was infested with bedbugs. My 2 year old had bites all over his back, chest, neck, stomach… Full Review ▶

09/08/10
Resident

I just move in, and I think i have a nice apartment. I have one of the two bedrooms, and i hooked it up...no problems with the girls in the office. they have pickd up the grounds by my building just… Full Review ▶

07/19/10
Prospective Resident

Police ID Body Found in Dumpster Posted By - Gary Franklin Last Updated On: 7/17/2010 7:33:23 PM SANDY SPRINGS, Ga.-- Sandy Springs Police have released the identity of a man whose body was found Saturday morning in a trash dumpster. Police… Full Review ▶

06/30/10
Resident

This apartment complex is cheap and ridiculous. I used to live here across the lake and the office people never came to check on ourside or fix our problems. The maintence took forever to fix my a.c. leak in my apartment… Full Review ▶

05/22/10
Resident

Under the new management things have changed for the better. At one point there was a roach problem. Management came in and got it under control. They went through every apartment in the complex. I do not have a roach problem… Full Review ▶

03/27/10
Resident

First of all let me say that I appreciate the management staff and what they try to do dealing with these terrible apartments. The appreciation comes from being let out of my lease early due to all these issues: Month 1… Full Review ▶

10/21/09
Resident

I have never lived in such a horrible place. There is a leak in the roof over my bedroom and my ceiling collapsed. Water is leaking into my room over my bed when it rains. It took me a month to… Full Review ▶

10/02/09
Prospective Resident

You might be part of the company staff ....let me tell you if you like to live as a homeless that is the right place for you... just go around the dumpster and see the trash all around the street... not… Full Review ▶

03/09/09
Resident

Please see the pics of the trashiness of this place. Please don't move here. There is nothing good about this place accept a couple people in the office. -The maintenance sucks. They take too long to do anything, and never do… Full Review ▶

01/01/09
Resident

I just recently moved in Dec.08. I have friends living here as well.I am very pleased with my experience so far. I was told that a new management company has taken over. My apartment is really nice and the people in… Full Review ▶

11/27/08
Resident

Band-new applainces great mantenace team Full Review ▶

11/18/08
Resident

ok so befroe moving here i read many reviews and was a bit nervous...but the turn over isgreat august new workers came in and the matience has gotten better there is 1 guy who is awesome he is very on point… Full Review ▶

07/18/08
Resident

these people are racist and inrespctfull they have the lowest quality services and badest customer service that i have ever seen on my live they treat ppl like a peace of junk ..they only intersted to huck you the the lease… Full Review ▶

04/24/08
Resident

bad leasing office , a lot of roaches No service Trash I had bad experience with the that ugly complex. take my advice stay away even if it is cheaper or there is reward Full Review ▶

03/13/08
Resident

I've been here for 2 yrs. I will be glad when my lease is up because I will be getting out for good. Things they dont tell you: Go to GBI and look for the sex offenders. Put in the zipcode.… Full Review ▶

02/28/08
Resident

It's an ok place. Not too much goes on around here. Only complaint I really have is that the maintenance sucks. It takes forever before they come and fix things but they didn't know was that I'm a type of person… Full Review ▶

12/01/07
Resident

If you like to stare at trash, it's the perfect apartment complex. http://www.cycloneinjapan.com/upload/files/1/CIMG0262.JPG I still live here. Absolutely cannot wait for my lease to be up. Full Review ▶

10/01/07
Resident

I currently live here. Had i known then (April 07') what i know now, (present) i would have never moved in here. I am currently looking for a way out of my lease, including buying a house, that will hard to… Full Review ▶

09/09/07
Resident

I lived at Empirian at Northridge for one year. It was enough to realize that there are better deals in the same area, if you know where to look. So, we moved. If you think of renting an unit at Empirian,… Full Review ▶

09/09/07
Resident

I am a current tenant there and its been a nightmare. They are a bunch of IDIOTS. These fools deposited my rent check twice and caused me to get late charges and rent fees. They did NOT even have the decency… Full Review ▶

07/18/07
Resident

I lived there for 18 months and I'm sure that I was a great tendant, I only called them whenever I needed something fix. I didn't see my apartment before I moved to Georgia and I was not satisfy with the… Full Review ▶

06/08/07
Resident

The leasing office sucks they are the most backward idiots. One person tells you something and then when you try and follow up on it no one else knows anything about it. You can put up with alot for the rent… Full Review ▶

05/12/07
Resident

to hell with what the last person posted this place is infested. I just moved in, yeah i got sucked into the specials, but also I was shown a model apartment with no roaches. but mine I cannot even put my… Full Review ▶

04/28/07
Resident

Have you noticed that all the reviews for all the apartments in this area are all very bad? And you people say you are moving out, as if the next $565.00 apartment is going to be heaven. You live in an… Full Review ▶

09/25/06
Resident

I moved into Empirian at Northridge about six months ago & find nothing wrong here. Infact I have never seen a roach yet! There is an active security force during the night-time hours that I see quite often on my way… Full Review ▶

09/05/06
Resident

If you plan on renting a place at Empirian at Northridge, then let me give you some hints.
CONS:
First, don't believe everything you'll be told. The office staff told us this is a wonderful gated community with 3 pools, 6 lighted tennis… Full Review ▶

08/17/06
Resident

There were a number of shooting s and also the management really doesnt care about you .All they want to do is collect your money and raise the rent I am moving,the worst experience i ever had Full Review ▶

08/14/06
Resident

THIS IS THE WORST PLACE IVE EVER LIVED. MANAGEMENT IS SO UNPROFESSIONAL! WHEN LINDA LEFT I THOUGHT IT COULDNT GET NO WORSE BUT LEANN(PROPERTY MGR)IS WORSE.SHE TRIED TO CUSS ME OUT IN FRONT OF POTENTIAL TENANTS AND HER LEASING STAFF,BUT SHE… Full Review ▶

07/27/06
Resident

Great improvment Full Review ▶

07/11/06
Resident

Yes it was getting bad but I can see it is getting better Full Review ▶

04/29/06
Resident

RUN!!! and never look back Full Review ▶

04/27/06
Resident

I look over the reviews and it doesn't surprise me that there are more bad than good. I lived at Empirian at Northridge for 2yrs and I enjoyed my stay there before buying a home. You're going to experience these problems… Full Review ▶

02/15/06
Resident

This is a terrible complex-the managers stink-there are bugs - ants & cockroaches and bugs I couldn't even identify here! THOUSANDS! Avoid this place like the plague. Don't make the same mistake I did by moving here. Full Review ▶

01/04/06
Resident

i have been living in this community for almost 6years. i really hate the service here. i just love the fact that it is 6mins away from my job and i dont want to change my child school.l this is the… Full Review ▶

10/05/05
Resident

but you probably can't afford it, which is why you rent at the empirian at the first place. Everyone ------- about where they live, be it shadow pines, dunwoody pointe, azalea park, dunwoody club, hampton hill, or any of the other… Full Review ▶

09/02/05
Resident

First of all they are problems no matter where you live. Just when you think its better its much worse somewhere else. To make it short and sweet buy a house. My experience here at Empirian at Northridge is good and… Full Review ▶

08/22/05
Resident

I am from the South Bronx in NY, so I know a bit about ghetto life, but these are the worst apts I've ever lived in my entire life! Where do I start?!! First of all the pools suck (always filthy),… Full Review ▶

08/01/05
Resident

The manager for these apartments is very rude. When you have a complain to make, she does not listen to you, she becomes defensive and protective. I moved in Apt E 8181 Colquitt Rd. We listed what needed to be repaired,… Full Review ▶

07/20/05
Resident

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07/19/05
Resident

No laws or guidelines for recreation facilities. Unruly tenants & guests with total disregards for the loyal and policy abiding tenants Full Review ▶

07/06/05
Resident

It is quite obvious that the staff and management, specifically Linda and the new manager Susan, are some the most ill-informed, coniving and most importantly downright rude staff I have ever met. Just sitting in the office and hearing their conversations… Full Review ▶

05/18/05
Resident

we got a letter from the office that a new pest control company was going to be used. also they are going to start spraying each apartment 2 times a year. hallelluyah! Full Review ▶

05/12/05
Resident

When I first came to this place I was amazed at how nice the people were. Very helpful. The model they showed me was great. I can't wait to fix up my apartment to match. When I moved in they were… Full Review ▶

04/08/05
Resident

The staff are the rudest people you can ever find on earth. The trash is ALWAYS a mess. It takes them forever to take the dumster out. Maintenance is HELL. they dont show up , when they do they dont do… Full Review ▶

04/05/05
Resident

The complex needs new management Full Review ▶

03/25/05
Resident

Terrible management, slow repairs, worst grounds ever!! Full Review ▶

03/24/05
Resident

been living here for an year. roaches, ants are one of the biggest problem over time. maintenance is very bad. pesticides are called on thursdays only, very difficult to schedule. and they do not do the job well. finally, you get… Full Review ▶

12/12/04
Resident

I moved here in the Spring of 2002 and what a difference since new managment took over. Linda is very attentive and although extremely busy takes time out for me when needed. The apartment is spacious and I like the grounds,… Full Review ▶

12/05/04
Resident

Unfortunately I'm still living here due to unforseen circumstances, but the place is not as bad as others in the area. It's easier for me to tell you why you should not move here than it is for me to tell… Full Review ▶

11/09/04
Resident

I WISH EMPIRIAN TOOK SECTION 8 SO ALL MY FRIENDS COULD MOVE IN. Full Review ▶

11/08/04
Resident

I moved in Empirian Sept. 1st. I really like the location, it was a lot closer to my job and the apartments were really nice and the rent was reasonable. But I have to let everyone know about this apartment.
The maintenance… Full Review ▶

11/04/04
Resident

I could go and repeat what people said but I'll add my different twist to this.

The gates are always broken. When they do get fixed, people still ruin the gates by running into them or one day you find that your… Full Review ▶

09/19/04
Resident

i can't complain i have lived at other places around here on pitts rd and on dunwoody place. so far i like this place the best. Full Review ▶

08/31/04
Resident

In April of 2002, I moved to Empirian at Northridge with a roommate because of the location and the price. I stayed in the same apartment for 2 1/2 years until my roommate moved away. I was then faced with finding… Full Review ▶

07/24/04
Resident

I was a resident here when the apartments were named Northridge Lake, I moved here because they are three blocks from where I work. Under the old management, the service was absolutely terrible. When the new management came, they gave the… Full Review ▶

07/12/04
Resident

I moved to Northridge Lake in February, 2000. The service at the front office was good, and the maintenance men went out of their way to make sure everything was always in order. This changed.

When the complex was sold… Full Review ▶

07/04/04
Resident

when i finally bought my town house nearby i hated to move. it was great not having the responsibility of the lawn or painting the house or maintenance. The office staff was always attentive to my needs and i will miss… Full Review ▶

01/29/04
Resident

I loved living here and so will you! My rent was reasonable, the office worked with me whenever I needed some help. I have moved out of state otherwise I would still be there. My little dog just loved the lake… Full Review ▶

01/25/04
Resident

i have lived here 2.5 yrs. it's been pretty good for me, and its cheap. the location is good cause it's right by my job. Full Review ▶

01/20/04
Resident

This is a great place to live! Great location! The lake is wonderful! Linda and the staff are great. The staff acts quickly and professionally. Service is excellent. The place is in the best shape it has ever been in. Full Review ▶

01/17/04
Resident

This property has changed management so many times, I am dizzy. Things were great when they started renovations in 2002. There was a wonderful manager and staff. When they changed management companies, an entire new staff of idiots were in charge.… Full Review ▶

01/15/04
Resident

New management, new look, new name but terrible service. I use to live here when it was Northridge Lake then came back because I loved it. But now that it is Empirian at Northridge it is terrible. It look them 4… Full Review ▶

08/10/03
Resident

I moved in before this management came along. I had the worst experience one could possibly have, the apartments are complete crap and cracker boxes at that. I pre-leased when I moved down, and I would NEVER do that again. I… Full Review ▶

05/12/03
Resident

They could use more quality materials when rennovating apartments, however, upgrades and specials make it very worthwhile. The gates need to be closed, and the carpets in the vestibules need to go. Another maintenance man would also help. A so, so… Full Review ▶

03/15/03
Resident

Just when It started to be a nice place to live, a new staff came in and took over. I think they may be on loan from Ringling Bros. I have to call for 3 weeks staight to get a work… Full Review ▶

06/01/02
Resident

THESE APARTMENTS ARE A 360 FROM WHAT THEY WHERE BEFORE. I HAVE LIVED HERE FOR 3 YEARS AND SINCE THE NEW MANAGEMENT, I FEEL LIKE I´M LIVING IN A NEW COMMUNITY. THE NEW STAFF IS SO FRIENDLY (ASK FOR DEE OR… Full Review ▶

07/24/01
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