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Highland Square Apartments

17 Barkley Lane, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
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City Average
08/29/14
Resident

RODENTS! We had rodents move into our apartment and it took over 4 weeks for the office to do anything about it, despite constant complaining. If you like your money you will not like how you get billed for Water and… Full Review ▶

08/11/14
Resident

Enh...This apartment complex is a good idea in THEORY but in actual implementation it fails in some instances. First of all theres some new temp guy working the front desk, named Allen and he totally messed up the roommate addendum I… Full Review ▶

08/06/14
Verified Resident

This is a very large apartment complex generally well maintained. The staff, both office and maintenance, is friendly, knowledgeable and efficient. These are called luxury apartments and they live up to their billing in appearance and living conditions. Full Review ▶

08/05/14
Verified Resident

There are many things that this community needs to improve before I can recommend it as a good place to live. Since I'm being forced to type at least 200 characters, and since I don't have anything good to say, I… Full Review ▶

07/18/14
Verified Resident

it is good community and the apartment quality is good. the management could be a bit more proactive towards the residents. Maintenance is minimal but takes a long time when required. The parking is free and indoors which is really helpful.… Full Review ▶

07/12/14
Verified Resident

Highland Square use to be a very beautiful community. Since under new management the community has gone down hill. Hallways no longer look inviting and entry doors are always broken. The rental office never answers the phone. I do not recommend.… Full Review ▶

06/01/14
Verified Resident

Its a nice building. Pricey. Location is decent. The pool and grill area is top-notch. Right next to Bohrer Park, which is cool. Not that close to the Metro however. Shuttle service is consistent. Overall it is very pricey for a… Full Review ▶

05/16/14
Verified Resident

My family's experience is one that has been for 3 years. We have had ups and downs with management, but overall we are satisfied and enjoy our home. If the office checked their voicemails and followed up with us to make… Full Review ▶

05/12/14
Resident

I have lived at Highland Square for a number of years now, both under the original and the new management, and generally speaking I would say I am very satisfied with Highland Square. There were some rough patches when things seemed… Full Review ▶

05/11/14
Resident

Resident: (A1075) I have lived at Highland Square Apartments for 11 months and can say that my time here has been wonderful. I have a beautiful one bedroom apartment with a stack-able washer and dryer in my large bathroom which also… Full Review ▶

05/11/14
Resident

I just moved into Highland Square apartments about a month ago. It was a GREAT decision! My apartment has tons of space and every appliance is brand new. The amenities are great and cant wait to enjoy the pool this summer.… Full Review ▶

05/10/14
Resident

highlands square apartments is the best place to leave, we came here in December 16th 2010 when they were still building,i remember only one section was finished. all those years i have loved leaving here. first highlands square is convenient to… Full Review ▶

05/04/14
Resident

I have really enjoyed living here. I find it to be conveniently located to work, shops and grocery stores. Easy access to 370 and 270. The property is well maintained including fitness center, common areas, parking garage. Management is quick to… Full Review ▶

05/03/14
Resident

This summer will be a year since I have been living here and I do have to say that I am still very pleased to come home everyday to my apartment. The complex is MOST conveniently located to everything that I… Full Review ▶

05/03/14
Resident

I am two months into my third year living in this community, and I have no regrets about renewing my lease. The need for repair services is infrequent, but when a maintenance request is submitted, the crew is responsive, efficient and… Full Review ▶

05/03/14
Resident

I have lived here for about 5 months now and love it. The location is great. The amenities are good and the leasing staff are friendly and helpful. Every time I need sometihing fixed it is done within 48 hours. My… Full Review ▶

04/30/14
Resident

My roommate and I love living here. The grounds are well maintained, the amenities are great, the rooms are spacious and open, and the kitchen looks great with its steel appliances, granite counter-tops, and deep brown cabinets. We have never had… Full Review ▶

04/30/14
Resident

I have to say the same thing as someone said before so I hope this will get to the staff. 1. General building upkeep - The doors that require a key-pass are broken letting uninvited people into the building. These doors… Full Review ▶

04/29/14
Resident

I was one of the first original renters when Highland Square first opened a few years back. I rented a small apartment for a year but left when the previous leasing company raised my rent too much. I decided to come… Full Review ▶

04/29/14
Resident

From the first day that I arrived to look at the establishment I was impressed. The staff knew everyone by their first name. As we were walking around looking at apartments, the gentlemen showing me around greeted everyone with professionalism and… Full Review ▶

04/29/14
Resident

I have been living at Highland Square Apartments for a month. The apartments are nice and the parking is great inside a covered garage (lighting is okay). The apartments do come with a full size washer and dryer and marble like… Full Review ▶

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04/28/14
Resident

I have been living here at the Highland square with my mom for about four or five years now and we absolutely love it here. I especially love my view of the park and the lake especially during the spring and… Full Review ▶

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04/28/14
Resident

My Wife and I have reside here at Highland Square Apartments for almost six months now and we absolutely LOVE IT HERE!!!! The staff is very professional, they provide excellent customer service for us and greet us with a smile which… Full Review ▶

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04/28/14
Resident

I have been living in Highland Square for about 1 year. The main office is helpful and friendly. The apartment management is very nice. The maintenance staff is very accommodating and professional. They get their work accomplished very quickly.I like the… Full Review ▶

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04/28/14
Resident

I really enjoy coming home to this apartment complex. The outside and interior is kept very well, many times I am coming home while housekeeping is vacuuming the hallways. Maintenance also does pretty well when you need them, most calls have… Full Review ▶

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04/24/14
Verified Resident

I love my view of the park, very convenient to work out there. Location is great because close to the freeway and shopping. Development is new and well made. I like the stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops. Maintenance has… Full Review ▶

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04/23/14
Resident

I have been living in Highland Square for eight months now. I am pretty happy with the apartment management and I thin the maintenance staff is friendly and professional. I like how quiet the apartment is. I have not heard the… Full Review ▶

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02/16/14
Resident

I don't even know where to start. ISSUES: general building upkeep, management, visitor's parking, dog litter and the pool table/rec room hours. 1. General building upkeep - The doors that require a key-pass are broken letting uninvited people into the building.… Full Review ▶

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01/29/14
Resident

As a resident who has been here for 3 months my perspective about, H.S has drastically changed. As a young minority professional I am understanding and will generally give people the benefit of the doubt for the lack of experience with… Full Review ▶

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01/29/14
Resident

I'll be honest. This place could be ran better by a bunch of monkeys. It does have very nice appliances though and goo insulation on the ground floor. Moving in here, I kind of knew what I was getting myself into… Full Review ▶

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01/13/14
Resident

I'm honestly not sure where the problem lies in management, but someone needs to do something about these crazies living here. Been here about a year and have complained about a thousand times to every single consultant and the assistant property… Full Review ▶

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12/10/13
Resident

I honestly cannot believe some of the reviews people have written about Highland Square! I'm sure many of the negative reviews are from competing apartment complexes who are desperate for tenants. I have lived here since July 2013 and have had… Full Review ▶

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11/26/13
Resident

I have lived her since January and love everything except the management. We have sent numerous complaints about the people aka circus family in 356 since we moved in and nothing has been done. Today we sent our last and final… Full Review ▶

11/24/13
Resident

Another drunken or drug event at Highland Square neighborhood. Full Review ▶

11/16/13
Resident

Great place and a great location! Full Review ▶

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11/15/13
Prospective Resident

PLEASE DO NOT MOVE HERE!!! You will be making a big mistake if you live here! I just signed a 15-month lease, and I am absolutely miserable. They "tricked" me into signing & said that it was better to sign 15… Full Review ▶

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10/30/13
Resident

Pros: 1. Build Quality: Apartments have tasteful finishings and are well built. Granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, etc. Most everything is new and functional. At my last residence, I was calling maintenance almost weekly to fix problems. Here, I've had… Full Review ▶

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09/25/13
Resident

To Manager: If you want to make this place better and not bring in bad residents, please consider the following: 1. Go around to every building and check the cleanliness and make sure all doors/gates are secure. 2. Consider having a… Full Review ▶

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09/25/13
Resident

Impressive complex. Quite surroundings. Clean. Amazing and responsive support staff. I have lived here for 2 years. I am a well traveled military officer that has lived and moved in several regions in the United States. Highland sq rates in my… Full Review ▶

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09/13/13
Resident

I have been living here for three months and I truly enjoy it It is one of the best apartments ever the apartments are super clean thee is no noise at all the swimming pool and hot tub are very nice… Full Review ▶

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09/10/13
Resident

I've been living at Highland Square for two years now and I LOVE IT! Personally, my home is quiet which is most important to me (I think that is mostly great neighbors). I work from home sometimes so from time to… Full Review ▶

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09/10/13
Resident

Overall, I am good to live in here. The most important for me is location. It's near by 370 & 270 & 200. So, I have truly convenience to my job, and it's only take 8 mins to my wife's job.… Full Review ▶

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09/10/13
Resident

Please be smart and read the previous reviews. I wouldn't recommend moving here. Too many management issues and bad experiences. I've met the property manager once, he seems nice, but dealing with too many issues to the point where he isn't… Full Review ▶

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09/10/13
Resident

I am very satisfied with the complex. It is very clean, the location is excellent and Howard is very helpful. The community is 8 minutes to metro by car and the bus picks up right in front of the property and… Full Review ▶

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08/30/13
Resident

Don't believe any of these marketing emails written by the staff or people the staff are paying to write them. This place is built in a crappy part of town. You feel like you are trapped in a bubble since once… Full Review ▶

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08/26/13
Resident

----- is the manager at Highland Square Apartments and the person that will go out of his way to assist if needed. He works after hours at times to make sure that things are working properly in terms of safety and… Full Review ▶

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08/20/13
Verified Resident

Take heed to the comments from your residents. The last comment was a couple months ago; have you changed the issues?

Likes and Dislikes: I m really looking for a place and from the comments I may have to think TWICE maybe… Full Review ▶

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07/24/13
Resident

DO NOT MOVE HERE. I moved here after reading all the negative and positive reviews and the negative ones definitely outweigh the positives. Bugs are present. Noise is loud. Non residents are breaking in because the security doors always break. People… Full Review ▶

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07/11/13
Verified Resident

Conduct a thorough survey and meet the many unmet needs.

Likes and Dislikes: As many others have commented apartments are great and having covered parking is certainly a plus although it is factored into the rent. Office staff are however unfriendly and… Full Review ▶

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07/02/13
Verified Resident

The community is pretty great, I don't ever hear my neighbors around me, and rarely do I hear dogs either. I like that there are elevators to ease the move-in process and bringing in groceries, the parking garage is also an… Full Review ▶

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06/17/13
Resident

This place is horrible. I just got my car broken into. The neighborhood is only getting worse. It's probably residents who live here who are doing it. I have also had bug problems and the management could care less. I moved… Full Review ▶

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06/05/13
Verified Resident

Very unsatisfied Full Review ▶

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06/01/13
Resident

I have lived here for about 6 months. We have had a gas leak, the fire alarm go off non stop, bugs, and many sirens near the complex. Although this complex may seem luxurious, it is not. The kitchens are nice… Full Review ▶

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05/29/13
Verified Resident

I do enjoy the fact that there is a gym and a pool available for use. There seems to be no community get to knows or gatherings of sorts to get to know your neighbors. :( Full Review ▶

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05/21/13
Verified Resident

Maintenance takes a little bit to long to get things completed but it gets done. Full Review ▶

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05/17/13
Verified Resident

I've been living here for almost a year and I'm really unhappy with the apartment complex. I feel as though I'm not getting what I'm paying for: the gym equipment is always broke, the hallways smell and are dirty, there are… Full Review ▶

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05/14/13
Verified Resident

The property has the potential to be a great place but the property management constantly ignores issues. The most common complaint is noise from other apartments. The walls, floors, and ceilings have very minimal insulation, making the noise really horrendous. Full Review ▶

05/12/13
Verified Resident

The apartments are nice and the pool and workout room are great. We love the location next to Bohrer Park where we can go for a quick walk. The new management company is just really unresponsive. Full Review ▶

05/09/13
Verified Resident

I am very happy with the decision to move into Highland Square! I am from SC, and so the price is a little high (but all of MD gave me sticker shock) to what I am used to, but have no… Full Review ▶

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05/08/13
Verified Resident

I think it is a nice place and a good value overall. One of the grills has been broken since last summer and the other one isnt in very good shape. They both need to be overhauled. Additionally, they are accessible… Full Review ▶

05/07/13
Verified Resident

Overall, great value. Gorgeous apartments with ample amenities. The building is clean and the staff are very friendly. This is not the safest area, but it's fairly well-patrolled. Other residents are friendly and the atmosphere is overall very peaceful. There is… Full Review ▶

05/05/13
Verified Resident

Great Full Review ▶

05/03/13
Verified Resident

The apartments are relatively nice but not worth the cost of rent. You can truly be a home owner for the cost that Highland Square charges. Quiet and safe community for the most part. The old front office staff was very… Full Review ▶

04/28/13
Verified Resident

Front office very friendly and helpful, free parking garage, gym with cardio machines, and very quiet between apartments Full Review ▶

04/26/13
Verified Resident

Pluses: (1) Insulation is above average, rarely hear neighbors and outside construction is muted as long as all doors/windows are closed. (2) Access to metro, shopping, restaurants. (3) Floor plans/dimensions of space is very good, better than we saw in many… Full Review ▶

04/26/13
Verified Resident

To loud.. People blasting music throughout the night.. Full Review ▶

04/26/13
Verified Resident

I enjoy living here! Full Review ▶

04/25/13
Verified Resident

I love Howard he was a great help in the process of renting my apartment. If you like a super quiet apartment Highland Squares is the place for you. Not the best place for a younger crowd but still manageable. The… Full Review ▶

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04/25/13
Verified Resident

For my needs this was the best option based on covered parking not being extra, top floor availability and the move in was a breeze due to the elevators. Full Review ▶

04/25/13
Verified Resident

I think I live in a good place and I feel good to live here, but the only thing I disagree is with the prices that are handled in the water bill. Because they charge more inh extra feesn in the… Full Review ▶

04/24/13
Verified Resident

Good apartment community. Walls are a little thin but generally good neighbors and decently quiet. Full Review ▶

04/23/13
Verified Resident

A very nice place to live. I wish the club house was open 24/7 Full Review ▶

04/23/13
Verified Resident

great apartment to live in. Full Review ▶

04/21/13
Verified Resident

Love my apartment. Layout is wonderful, appliances are new stainless steel, and having a washer/dryer in the apartment of fantastic. My ONLY NEGATIVE about Highland Square is there are a lot of Section 8/low income people/families who have been allowed in… Full Review ▶

04/20/13
Verified Resident

So far so good. It's a good home. Full Review ▶

04/19/13
Verified Resident

The location of this building is great. Overall though, this property is not up to snuff. The apartments themselves are nice enough: High end finishes, large rooms, High ceilings, nice appliances, large patios. The amenities are sufficient. There is a large… Full Review ▶

04/19/13
Verified Resident

The community is great. The 1 bedrooms are a bit too small for me and over priced. The pet rent needs to be reduce to $35 and below. It is a nice place and has all your amenities you can want.… Full Review ▶

04/17/13
Verified Resident

honestly i love this place its very quiet and family friendly... i honestly love the management team they are a great help in every way possible i havent had any problems with anyone so far. I love the fact of the… Full Review ▶

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04/17/13
Verified Resident

When I first moved in to highland square I was excited of course then Riverstone wasn't the management, but honestly the apt complex in general has always sucked!. Maintenance is the WORST no only are they slow to fix things the… Full Review ▶

03/12/13
Resident

Do NOT let the spacious floorplans fool you into signing a lease! The new management company is completely unsatisfactory and you will NOT get what you pay for. It's dirty, there are safety concerns, and no one appears to be looking… Full Review ▶

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02/23/13
Resident

The layout of my apartment is great and it's usually fairly quiet. However, I've lived here for two years and it's really gone downhill since the new management took over. Used to have no troubles with paying rent, getting packages, knowing… Full Review ▶

01/15/13
Resident

I moved into these apartments in July 2012. since then I've dealt with insects (carpet beetles), I previously was getting sick allergy related and soon after found out my air filter hasn't been changed since before I moved in. I changed… Full Review ▶

12/17/12
Resident

I am reading the previous reviews and I have to be honest, I am shocked at most of the comments. We moved into our apartment a little over 1 year ago; we just recently renewed our lease for another year. The… Full Review ▶

12/04/12
Resident

Parking: garage doors seem to break often, ample parking, be warned they hired a towing company to tow away cars without a sticker. Stickers have been stolen from cars, and innocent tenants have had their cars towed, the car held hostage… Full Review ▶

11/01/12
Resident

I have been living at Highland Square since August 1st. The apartments are beautiful and relatively new and Jamal was one of the main reasons I signed my 12 month lease. The property was sold and we have a new management… Full Review ▶

10/17/12
Resident

I have been living at Highland Square for almost a year and a half. I have loved my apartment. The apartment complex is very new, so the apartments have nice, new appliances, track lighting, huge bathtubs, great balconies, washer and dryer… Full Review ▶

08/17/12
Resident

I will start with the fact that the maintenance guy let himself in while I was showering and I walked out in a towel to find him standing there, you can smell weed pretty much every weekend, and the 'courtesy cop'… Full Review ▶

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08/03/12
Resident

I moved to Highland Square about 3 months ago and I did not know about the bug issue until I moved in. I guess I should have looked online. Anyway, I am glad I didn't because I hate bugs and I… Full Review ▶

06/01/12
Resident

ME TOO! Bugs were noticed in the apartment a month ago; informed office the following day. Terminex treats weekly. I was told by the office, ----- (office manager), the bugs were carpet beetles and were able to be treated as informed… Full Review ▶

06/01/12
Resident

I have lived here for over a year. I have never had a bug or pest problem. Occasionally saw a bug here and there but this past weekend leading to this week it progressively became worse. I side with the previous… Full Review ▶

05/31/12
Resident

Highland Square is a great place to live. I've live here for a year and a half now and never had any major concerns. I really like that the complex is secure with a gated parking garage. In addition to the… Full Review ▶

05/29/12
Resident

I have been here for about a year and I really like my place. My kitchen is beautiful and my bathroom is huge! My closet also actually fits all my clothes and I have tons. I haven't had any problems except… Full Review ▶

05/25/12
Prospective Resident

WOW, I feel sorry for the whoever just wrote the note below about these bugs. I visit my girlfriend at Highland about three times a week and this past week has been awful. When I get on the elevator, there are… Full Review ▶

05/25/12
Resident

As promised, I wanted to share with you what is going on and let you see for yourself....I have included some pictures from inside the apt. and in the hallway. Also, yesterday, I spoke with the Terminex service man treating my… Full Review ▶

05/23/12
Resident

Firstly, let me say that these are beautiful apartments! They are the nicest that I've seen without paying more than a mortgage! The staff that actually shows you around the apartments and is in the front room is always really nice.… Full Review ▶

03/15/12
Resident

ETA: Since the turnover to a new management company, the quality and service of this complex has gone downhill, and fast! Getting 12 hour notice that fire alarms will be sounding off all day (and it happening once a month) is… Full Review ▶

03/02/12
Prospective Resident

I have been looking around for housing. Visited the place was was warmly received by 2 reps. They took time to show me around, and were warm, curtious and professional. I will be deciding soon, but if these 2 reps, represent… Full Review ▶

03/02/12
Resident

I have a 2 bed unit. I have been hear for almost 7 months now. Jamal has been exceptionally helpful, and helped me move in. He has gone out of his way to cooperate in most ways. The staff are helpful,… Full Review ▶

02/28/12
Resident

I've been here for almost a year and it's gone downhill fast. The noise level in these apts are ridiculous. You can hear everything. The office management is no help. Marie is nasty, she acts as though she doesn't want to… Full Review ▶

12/18/11
Resident

You would think that for a new apartment complex, it would be solid and there would be minimal noise carryover. However, it's not the case with this complex. You can hear your neighbors upstairs and sideways. You can hear them talk,… Full Review ▶

12/06/11
Resident

I was one of the first people to move in to Highland Square in Sept 2010 and I have been here ever since....In general I dont think its a bad place at all.....There are far worse places in this area and… Full Review ▶

11/10/11
Resident

I moved into this complex in May, 2011, and plan to break my lease! It is by far the worse decision that I have made. I moved here from out of town and thought I was doing my homework. The hallways… Full Review ▶

10/08/11
Resident

Please beware before deciding to make this your new home. I recently moved in and it was the worst mistake. I've complained several times about the persons living above me. However, nothing has been done. I'm forced to listen to heavy… Full Review ▶

06/14/11
Resident

We moved in to Highland Square at the end of September 2010. The leasing office and maintenance staff have been great to deal with and all maintenance issues we've reported have been minor and addressed immediately. There is plenty of parking… Full Review ▶

05/24/11
Resident

My girlfriend and I moved in to Highland Square in April and we love it here. It's very quiet, safe, and everyone is very friendly. Parking is never an issue and we love being two miles from the metro. There is… Full Review ▶

05/19/11
Resident

This place is terrible! Somebody was shot in the hallway outside of my room last week and died in the hall! Drug deals in the park next door all the time; police everywhere. Cars broken into! Somebody even went number 2… Full Review ▶

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05/16/11
Resident

We moved here about 3 weeks ago and the experience was one of the best we have had so far. The office staff were phenomenal during the leasing process and in helping us move in even on an holiday. (special thanks… Full Review ▶

05/14/11
Resident

I moved here in November of 2010, the building and landscaping were just starting to rap up. Coming from a single family home was a big change but the aparments are very nice. Parking is good but if you have a… Full Review ▶

04/22/11
Resident

The property is beautiful and impeccably maintained. It is new construction, so everything is "clean and shiny," but be mindful that this is typical high-density apartment construction - so those "wood" cabinets you see in the marketing photos are really PLAM… Full Review ▶

04/20/11
Resident

Since moving to this beautiful community there has been an awesome level of comfort for me. The staff is friendly, professional and waste no time in fulfilling tenant service requests or handling important issues. That's what I call skilled in controlling… Full Review ▶

04/19/11
Resident

This is a beautiful complex. Highland Square became my home 6 months ago when my old cat and I relocated to this area for a new job. There is plenty of parking and a key fob is needed to access the… Full Review ▶

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