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Jackson Square

455 Dekalb Industrial Way, Decatur, GA 30030
46%
88
Reviews
46%
% Recommended
56%
City Average
09/21/14
Resident

Where do I start. Tons of random bugs in the bathroom and dinning room area. Once I had ants all over my built-in bookshelf. I spray so they went away only to find them the next week in my pantry :(… Full Review ▶

05/22/14
Resident

For the kind of rates they have and the service that's offered is unmatchable. Usually you get what you pay for, but here they are doing way better than the prices they charge, it's like getting lucky and booking a 4… Full Review ▶

03/19/14
Resident

I recently had the opportunity of staying at Jackson Square Apt. for 11 months. this was due to a fire in my home. This was only suppose to be for 3to4 months,however it was much longer. During my stay at Jackson… Full Review ▶

01/24/14
Resident

BUGS & ROACHES! ROACHES & BUGS! EWWWWWWW It is a shame to because they are such nice properties, but it really goes to show it don't matter how you look on the outside. Myself and several other apartments have bug/roach issues… Full Review ▶

12/12/13
Resident

It really doesn't matter what I say about this place, in the end it only matters how you feel about it. Full Review ▶

10/11/13
Resident

I was a tenant at good ol Jackson Square and i can honestly say they had problems but it wasn't that bad. What i miss about Jackson is the cool staff who worked there yeah i hear about the attitudes and… Full Review ▶

10/02/13
Resident

In living here at Jackson Square Apts for nearly 3 years I have to say that things have been changing for the good. I have had mininmal problems in my apt. If there are little things I fix them. I realize… Full Review ▶

09/14/13
Resident

DO NOT MOVE HERE. THE OFFICE IGNORES REQUESTS FROM TENANTS. THEY CLAIM THEY HAVE GATES AND SECURITY, BUT THE LOCKS ON THE GATES ARE BROKEN AND THEY OPEN FOR ANYONE. I put in for a work order for a very minor… Full Review ▶

04/25/13
Resident

I read over the reviews before I applied for the apartment. Some reviews were negative while others revealed those that have had a great experience living at Jackson Square, so I decided to apply. I've been living here for about a… Full Review ▶

04/16/13
Resident

I LOVE IT! As a follow-up to my review in April, I want to share my over-all experience for the past 3 months. It has been an AWESOME experience! The staff are friendly and always helpful. The property is kept very… Full Review ▶

02/27/13
Prospective Resident

I'd like to note that I am not one that comes here to vent, but try to paint a realistic picture for those that are seriously searching for a place like myself; nd i see they block out the cuss words.… Full Review ▶

10/03/12
Resident

KEEP LOOKING. If you are looking for a decent place to live in Decatur, this unfortunately is not the place for you. From all outside appearances, Jackson Square Apartments looks to be a safe, accessible, and pleasant place to live. Our… Full Review ▶

09/18/12
Resident

The 1 BR 1 BATH Byron 914 sq feet is very spaceious and unbeatable for the price they were offering. Only had 2 maintenance problems so far, and they were both handled immediately. All the Staff members are friendly and helpful.… Full Review ▶

07/23/12
Resident

Over priced. Roach infested. Rude and unorganized management. Full Review ▶

06/04/12
Resident

Looks pretty: Check. Affordable: Check. Staff friendly when you inquire: Check. But, don't be fooled! Jackson Square is trashy with a capital "T" for the following reasons: Rude office staff- The office staff is consistently unorganized and patronizing. They sign for… Full Review ▶

04/12/12
Resident

I just moved in April 2, 2012 Staff has been amazing. I read some of these reviews and my experience has been nothing like these. I have no bed bugs and I get service with my verizon phone. I like the… Full Review ▶

03/20/12
Resident

You can't beat the actual units (well built, high ceilings, decorative molding, monster tubs) and the grounds are pretty and well-maintained. BUT, everything else was horrible. We found ourselves infested with bedbugs shortly after moving in. The management said "how do… Full Review ▶

02/16/12
Resident

Good place to live but they will RUIN your credit. When you sign a rental contract the full value of the rent for the term of the contract shows up as a LOAN on your credit report! They don't tell you… Full Review ▶

11/22/11
Resident

I work temporary (approx 3 mo) work contracts & I have lived in very crowed & busy apartment complexes & moved in/out using a small uHaul trailer. The staff here have NO tolerance for people moving in & out. I had… Full Review ▶

08/15/11
Resident

The Jackson Square Apartments look beautiful on the outside and even on the inside, until you start seeing big roaches come out of your apartment.The apartments not only have roaches they have rats that are plenty and they can normally be… Full Review ▶

03/13/11
Resident

I lived at Jackson Square for a yr. Everything was great except when I left. I loved the apartment. There was your typical people allowing non-residents to enter pool etc. The staff was great too. Maintenance was prompt. To be fair… Full Review ▶

03/10/11
Resident

As a graduate student (who sometimes has to spend weekends working), I have enjoyed my 18 months or so at Jackson Square. It's relatively quiet, with only the occasional clamor in the hallways. Noise is never prolonged; it's generally just people… Full Review ▶

01/05/11
Resident

I lived in this apartment for about 2.5 years and glad that I am finally out. I lived there primarily because it was close to where I work. The apartments are spacious but we had some maintenance issues at least once… Full Review ▶

01/04/11
Resident

i have been living in this apartment for more than 3 years, recently i moved out becoz of the nearby robbery and homicide. Once you move out the management will bill you with whatever they can. eg: - they charged me… Full Review ▶

07/01/10
Resident

I have unfortunately wasted countless amounts of dollars in this place. The first and foremost problem is the horrendous office staff: rude, exceptionally unhelpful, nonefficient, and absolutely dishonest. Once youve signed your lease, they treat you like trash. Before picking on… Full Review ▶

06/14/10
Resident

I have so many incidents to share.. 1. whenever you complaint regarding maintainence ( like Dishwasher repair, Spoke alarm battery repair or AC repair etc.) they never come until you call them,visit them atleast 6-7 times. Management hardly bothers about inconvenience… Full Review ▶

06/03/10
Resident

I am in my last week of living in Jackson Square and I must say I am going to miss it dearly. The apartment is beautiful, the grounds are always well kept, most evenings are quiet, and I always felt safe.… Full Review ▶

06/02/10
Resident

I have been living here for 3 months and I love this place. The place is well kept, the lawn, shrubs, flowers etc. are well maintained and staff calls me by my first name. I couldn't ask for a better place… Full Review ▶

03/19/10
Resident

The staff is very careless. They are nice to you until you sign the lease. After you sign the dotted line, they can give a rat's a** about you. Maintenence takes 3 yrs to repair the smallest tasks. Ive heard about… Full Review ▶

03/05/10
Resident

Management is very irresponsible. When we went and told them that someone broke in into our house , they didn't even bother to listen. Its not safe to live in the apartments anymore. Feel like lots of unknown people are following… Full Review ▶

02/02/10
Resident

I recently moved in and I am very pleased. The staff has been very helpful and I'm enjoying my apt. and the area. I came from out of state and booked my apartment online. When I got here, all my expectations… Full Review ▶

12/15/09
Resident

I agree with previous reviewer. Although the apartments and community is in good shape, but management is really a big TURN OFF. I am living here since last 2.5 years and every time I go to leasing office for something... MAN… Full Review ▶

11/02/09
Resident

Management will talk to you nicely as long as you are still a prospective tenant. Once you sign the contract you are no longer important. If you renew lease (just because you do not want to go through the hassle of… Full Review ▶

10/13/09
Resident

My wife and I lived at Jackson Square for two years. We didn't really have any issues in the first year that we lived here. However, once the economy hit the tank, I guess they had trouble filling the bigger "townhouse"… Full Review ▶

08/30/09
Resident

I know everyone has different experiences so I can only account for my own. I moved in this May and I really really love staying here. I am a grad student so it's important that I have peace and quiet, I… Full Review ▶

07/09/09
Resident

Used to be nice when they had old managment since new management took over they only eat high rent nothing else can fix. No more peace or safe. Service repair takes time and slow and may not be done perfectly. Noise… Full Review ▶

06/12/09
Resident

I actually moved from out of state two weeks ago and I've had a great experiance. I spoke to Hope and Suzanne on the phone and leased my apartment without seeing it in advance. I couldn't be happier! Great location and… Full Review ▶

06/09/09
Resident

Where do I begin and what do I say!!! I didn't even move in officially and I am out of my lease in less than 2 weeks!!! The front office of leasing agents are very helpful and pleasing but they truly… Full Review ▶

05/12/09
Resident

I've lived at Jackson Square for almost a year. I was attracted to these apartments because of their price, size, and location to many things like Kroger, movie theaters, Marta, etc. Overall these apartments are beautiful, not the most modern, but… Full Review ▶

08/23/08
Resident

Where to begin. I'm getting ready to move out of this god-awful place, and couldn't be happier. The amenities are not half as good as they make them out to be. Just like previous reviews, the gym sucks or is in… Full Review ▶

05/31/08
Resident

Ijust have to say that I am saddened by what I am reading here. People seem to be taking out there frustrations instead of actually reviewing the apartments. I for one living here and would gladly tell anyone that. Management is… Full Review ▶

03/16/08
Resident

Previous commenter was 100% correct. Just keeps getting worse. Every year they chain the gates to the pool area just as the weather gets nice because it needs to be "inspected". Last year it wasn't open till mid June. The management… Full Review ▶

12/26/07
Resident

I have lived at Jackson Square apartments for many years and since the management change this place is just going downhill fast. Since the change in management, the amenities are no longer maintained, repairs are no longer completed in a timely… Full Review ▶

12/03/07
Resident

The amenities are nice but are hit or miss in terms of maintenance. Staff is friendly but stalwart in adhering to company policies and contracts (i.e. don't break your lease). I really enjoy the community atmosphere, there are a lot of… Full Review ▶

11/19/07
Resident

I have been living here for the last 5 months and I am glad that I chosed 6mo lease instead which will save me a lot of money when I move out next month. The location is ok, it's close to… Full Review ▶

05/24/07
Resident

It is memorial day weekend and the pool area is still locked. This new management is useless. There is no excuse for them waiting till now to try and get the pool fixed and inspected. They have had since last July.… Full Review ▶

05/12/07
Resident

I had rented an 2 Bed room apartment in Jackson Square. It is good in opninion. The staffs were very nice and responded to any issues reported. Did not have any security issues while I was there. Very Spacious. Full Review ▶

04/16/07
Resident

I've lived here 5 years. The management recently changed (about a year ago now) and the new management does not do a good job maintaining the property. We are only staying because our lease expires in 4 months.

As an example… Full Review ▶

03/29/07
Resident

I've lived here since Oct of 06, the property has charactor and my built in bookshelves are wonderful! Oh and I love the fact I'm so close to downtown Decatur without paying the expensive in town prices. Full Review ▶

03/29/07
Resident

I've lived here for 7 months and I definitely enjoy it. Definitely not a bug problem or a parking problem as addressed in other people's reviews. Of course, it may vary from which unit you live in though. I've never had… Full Review ▶

01/06/07
Resident

We live here now and where do we start? First off, bugs! I mean not just bugs crawling around but crawling out of our outlets! Second, amentities are nice...when they work. Pool is nice, when cleaned. Oh yeah, if you love… Full Review ▶

12/29/06
Resident

I use the theater all the time and love it! The deposit is only $200 and you get it back! Jackson Square is great because it's so close to everything Ponce is half a mile away which takes you straight into… Full Review ▶

11/14/06
Resident

I've been here since early summer and the so called "movie theater" was out of order for 3 plus months (NOT to mention you have to leave a $250 deposit to use it everytime!!!!...NOT stated in the wonderful brochure). Speaking of… Full Review ▶

08/22/06
Resident

We've been at Jackson Square for a little over three months. Some of the features that attracted us in the first place rarely, if ever, work. The movie theater has never been operational, the front gates have worked maybe five days… Full Review ▶

07/29/06
Resident

STAFF DOESN'T KNOW WHAT THEY NEEDS TO DO.
VERY BAD IN REFFERAL CHECK. NEVER RETURN YOUR CALLBACK. ALWAYS ANSWERING MACHINE.
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07/21/06
Resident

THe space is great and so is the location. Parking is okay, but sometimes over crowded especially at night on the weekend. THe gym is a nice feature, though it too gets crowded at certain times. Full Review ▶

07/19/06
Resident

I am the current resident. They never call back and my work order still pending. Full Review ▶

06/27/06
Resident

This place is very mixed. The security is horrible -- the gates are always broken and they contract with a shady towing company that takes cars (even sometimes cars that are authorized to be there) in the middle of the night.… Full Review ▶

06/02/06
Resident

I lived in Jackson square for 3 years and it was the best living experience ever! The staff is great as well as the community. Just minutes from CDC, Emory, and 285! Full Review ▶

04/18/06
Resident

This is my first apartment by myself and I love it here! My boyfriend and I fell in love with the place after taking a tour of the complex and we both agreed this was the place for us. It's a… Full Review ▶

04/07/06
Resident

I have lived at Jackson Square for almost a year now, and I definately will be staying another year! Maintenance is wonderful! The Leasing Office, although they are not good at returning calls, they are very helpful and pleasant to work… Full Review ▶

04/05/06
Resident

The parking here is atrocious! They have a designated visitor's parking area that is never used, so you probably won't find a parking space after 7:00 P.M. The apartments are so cheaply built that you can hear your neighbors sneeze. Noise… Full Review ▶

04/04/06
Resident

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03/31/06
Resident

The apartments are nice and for the area, the prices are decent. My complaints are the leasing staff and parking. Your visitors have to park half way across the complex and walk to your apartment. If they don't, they will be… Full Review ▶

03/15/06
Resident

My roomates and I looked at several places in the Decatur area, and this one for the price (which was not nearly as high as they advertisd)and space was the best. Parking is sometimes annoying, but it's not going to kill… Full Review ▶

10/01/05
Resident

My apartment was spacious, and in great condition. The staff are friendly, and promptly responded to whatever requests I made. However, I lived near the pool, and heard screaming children every day throughout the summer. Other than that, it's a pretty… Full Review ▶

08/15/05
Resident

Love it. Full Review ▶

08/18/04
Resident

I have lived in Jackson Square since 2001, in both a small one-bedroom and now a two-bedroom. The place is a really nice place to call home. I find the staff is wonderful and I remember when I first came to… Full Review ▶

08/04/04
Resident

My experiance with Jackson Square started off crappy, and pretty much havent been pleased since that point. They told me they needed to clean my apt, and that would take atleast a week. So I moved my stuff in storage for… Full Review ▶

07/01/04
Resident

I lived in Jackson Square from 2002-2004. After moving to my new place recently, I definitely miss the garden tub and the open floor plan. The crown molding, nice kitchen cabinets and matching bathroom/kitchen were great too. Living on the ground… Full Review ▶

06/16/04
Resident

Ok here is the deal when I first looked at these apartments I fell in love....I mean garden tubs and huge open apartments. After I moved in I realized the noise level was awful. I have talked to the people in… Full Review ▶

06/10/04
Resident

Lived there for 2 years - clean and worth the money 2 years ago. rates were still increasing with no improvement to parking and many newer and less expensive apartments being built close by - Dog POO everywhere, several car break-ins.… Full Review ▶

06/05/04
Resident

Thin walls are the main problem. You can hear people walking in the breezeway like they're in your apartment. Also, the doors have springs built in, and if allowed to slam shut (which is not hard to do if you're not… Full Review ▶

05/26/04
Resident

The Pros: The complex is very attractive and the grounds are well-maintained. Maintenance responds quickly if you need anything fixed. Friendly staff. Next door to Kroger. Great location if you take public transportation. Great floor plans. Large bathrooms w/garden tub. 18… Full Review ▶

03/02/04
Resident

I moved into Jackson Square because at first glance the apartments seemed immaculate and the office staff very professional. Granted, the apartments are very nice and spacious, but very poorly insulated. I lived next to the Kroger and heard delivery trucks… Full Review ▶

02/09/04
Resident

I like to stay here. Its very nice place to live. Full Review ▶

10/20/03
Resident

Gay Central

enough said Full Review ▶

07/26/03
Resident

I have lived at Jackson Square for 11 months now and loved it when I first moved in. However, over the last couple of months, the office staff personnel has changed several times. Because the gate constantly malfunctions and does not… Full Review ▶

06/23/03
Resident

Lived here for 2-1/2 years. Absolutely loved the apartment and the management. They do a great job in keeping the place an enjoyable place to live. Full Review ▶

04/26/03
Resident

Poor management, nice apartments, area is so so Full Review ▶

02/16/03
Resident

This was the nicest complex we found while apt hunting. The floorplans are good; we got one with an island kitchen, pantry, & seperate dining & living rooms. There are more cabinets & drawers than we could ever use. The bathroom… Full Review ▶

12/25/02
Resident

Jackson Square has great floor plans, a friendly staff, and a great fitness facility (for an apt complex).

I live on the side of the property near Kroger and I face the parking lot. I have lived there for over… Full Review ▶

11/20/02
Resident

The rooms are nice and the staff is very friendly. Parking can be tight late at night sometimes, but its not a big deal. Noise isn´t a big deal, unlike what some of the previous people have said. Its actually pretty… Full Review ▶

09/27/02
Resident

I lived here for over a year and can honestly say there are better places to live for the price. The buildings are built so that EVERYTHING echos...whether people are hanging out at the pool, walking/talking in the parking lot or… Full Review ▶

09/18/02
Resident

Believe me there are worse places to live in the Decatur area. I do agree with the previous review about the loud neighbors. It was always interesting what you might hear at night if you left you screen door open. The… Full Review ▶

01/25/02
Resident

Keep lookin´ Full Review ▶

01/22/02
Resident

I like living at Jackson Square because of the location and the lovely floor plans, but not only am I blessed with chatty, loud neighbors in our acoustically perfect parking lot, but the south side of the complex is right next… Full Review ▶

01/16/02
Resident

The staff is amazingly courteous. The amenities are excellent and include an 18 seat theatre that is available for use with a reservation (no charge) Full Review ▶

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Units

BedsBathsEstimated Rent
Studio1 $ 863
Studio2 $ 1338
11 $ 794
21 $ 982
21.5 $ 1656
22 $ 1038
31 $ 1348
32 $ 3229

Amenities

  • Cats Allowed

  • Small Dogs Allowed

  • Large Dogs Allowed

  • Pet Deposit Required

  • Pet Rent Required

  • Some Breeds Restricted

  • Laundry On-Site

  • Laundry in Units

  • Laundry Connections in Unit

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