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Central Park Place

2875 Central Park Way North East, Grand Rapids, MI 49505
61%
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61%
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59%
City Average
08/10/14
Resident

To be honest, and all these reviews seem highly polarized one way or another, it was a perfectly acceptable place to live. I'm a young guy, lived with a solid roommate and friend, and lived better than 99% of the world… Full Review ▶

06/23/14
Resident

Absolutely hate it. Had 2 families in my 8 unit building that never should have been granted a lease in the first place. One of them broke into the individual inside storage areas and stole everything of value. Management never bothered… Full Review ▶

05/03/14
Resident

This place is terrible. I cannot wait for my lease to be up. Hidden fees every month, and it seems to be a retirement community b/c if the door slams too hard, Amy will call and warn you. My ceiling leaked… Full Review ▶

12/11/13
Resident

For the 2 years my elderly father lived at Central Park Place, he and I were treated with the utmost courtesy and respect by the staff. Any questions or concerns were addressed promptly. Maintenance requests were handled promptly as well. Before… Full Review ▶

09/21/13
Resident

When I moved in last summer, they thought it was acceptable to pay $1000 a month for stained carpets, damaged items, and sloppy construction. Furthermore, they enter my apartment way too much for "Preventive Maintenance". While the maintenance staff is excellent,… Full Review ▶

06/28/13
Resident

When we moved in, the carpet was very very dirty with mold on it. My kids got severe allergy reaction because of the mold. Dont live here, you can pay the same price and live in a MUCH MUCH BETTER place.… Full Review ▶

06/26/13
Resident

This place is a joke...I moved in a few months ago and have been absolutely miserable! They are dirty apartments, not to mention the infestation of bugs. The washer and dryer barely fits 2 towels. There are no lights in the… Full Review ▶

06/08/13
Resident

The office staff never answers their phone. Once I called over to the clubhouse, no answer. Then I decided to walk over there and the office lady was just sitting at her desk doing nothing. She definitely could have answered the… Full Review ▶

02/21/13
Resident

Central Park Place was an excellent complex that met all my needs. The staff was prompt in fixing anything and were always very approachable. The price was very much in line with the apartment. I would highly recommend this complex. From… Full Review ▶

02/20/13
Prospective Resident

The staff here are fantastic, specificallly leasing agent Jenny Fox. Shes been amazing! I highly recommend Central Park place. Full Review ▶

12/04/12
Resident

New ownership is TERRIBLE. Never had a problem until new company took over around June 2012. Do not move here they lie and over charge for average apartments. Full Review ▶

11/30/12
Resident

I JUST LEASED AN APARTMENT FROM central park place. THE Management seems to lie quite a bit and give you the run around. They put me into a moldy apartment that had no shower ventilation for a longtime. I have complained… Full Review ▶

10/04/12
Prospective Resident

This place is SHADY! I'm from out of town and was relocating to Grand Rapids for a job. At first I thought Central Park Place was awesome, then when it came down to actually signing a lease.... I told them I… Full Review ▶

09/21/12
Resident

I lived here for 5 years and never once paid rent late or received a complaint from a neighbor. My final year there a college age kid moved into the apartment adjacent to mine. Shortly thereafter I was bombarded with loud… Full Review ▶

03/25/12
Resident

Angela and Susan are very attentive to my needs. Love the location, close to downtown, Plainfield, Alpine Ave., Knapp's Corner. Attractive landscaping. I'm very comfortable here. Full Review ▶

03/22/12
Resident

We needed short term housing for 4 months. Angela and Susan were super in helping us get settled in and taking care of the details. Maintenance (Travis) was super when the refrigerator went out and one night late when we had… Full Review ▶

03/17/12
Resident

I have nothing but good things to say about the staff and apartment I rented. The apartment was nice, washer/dryer in unit with a fitness room and pool. Angela and Susan were very helpful and nice. My problem was entirely with… Full Review ▶

03/16/12
Resident

I've lived here a number of years and the quality has really increased in the last few of those years. Really like the office staff, good folks and always fix my complaints. I know I won't be moving anywhere else anytime… Full Review ▶

03/16/12
Resident

Nice apartment, I am happy with the size and condition. My apartment is not brand new but well taken care of. Staff has always been friendly and helpful to me. Pool and club house are great. I really like the location,… Full Review ▶

03/15/12
Resident

I am pretty new to the complex, but the staff is very friendly, the neighbors are quiet and the units spacious. I would definitely recommend this place Full Review ▶

03/14/12
Resident

We just moved in about a month ago and we really enjoy the complex. The rent is fair, the location is great, and it is safe and quiet. For being a pet friendly apartment it is very well kept. The staff… Full Review ▶

03/13/12
Resident

We have been here for 2 years and we have felt comfortable from the first day. As far as I know the rent is fair. This is the first time we have rented so we do not have a lot to… Full Review ▶

03/12/12
Resident

I have lived here for 3 years and consider my rent reasonable. However, I can afford to live here. When you're told what your rent is going to cost IT'S YOUR CHOICE to decide if you can afford it. I guess… Full Review ▶

03/12/12
Resident

I've lived here since 2010, and I am satisfied with it. Overall, it is quiet (although I do hear I-96 in the background). The sound isolation from the neighbors is good. I like the location being near to the Celebration Cinema/Meijer… Full Review ▶

03/12/12
Resident

Hi, I have lived here over 5 years and have been very happy. Angela (staff) has always been very kind and professional. The maintenance crew is respectful and prompt with any problems. I do get a little tired of people slamming… Full Review ▶

03/12/12
Resident

I have lived at Central Park Place for almost two years now. I have enjoyed my time there, mainly for the location of the complex as well as for the quiet and safe neighborhood in which it is located. The apartments… Full Review ▶

03/12/12
Resident

While the interior of the apartments look good, I have noticed that things tend to fall apart rather quickly. We have had the maintenance team over numerous times and have lived here for about 1.5 years. The complex allows pets but… Full Review ▶

03/12/12
Resident

This complex is very good and has excellent staff that will do whatever is necessary to make you happy. Have not had one complaint in the 3 years of being here. Full Review ▶

03/11/12
Resident

I absolutely love my complex so I am not really sure what others are complaining about! The staff has been very helpful and even deliver packages due to my late work schedule. Maintenance is always very courteous and efficient in completing… Full Review ▶

03/11/12
Resident

We've been here for a little more than 6 months and have found this to be a great apartment to live in. You will not find a better place for the price that accept dogs in the Grand Rapids area! The… Full Review ▶

03/11/12
Resident

The complex in general is okay but office staff is less then helpfull and has even been rude for bothering them. Work orders go uncompleted and most alliances such as dishwasher and washer dryer barely work even after multiple calls. There… Full Review ▶

03/11/12
Resident

I have lived here for a little less than a year, but my experience so far has been a good one. I think the staff here is pretty nice and helpful. The workout area is great although pretty small(but still saving… Full Review ▶

03/10/12
Resident

I love it here! Been here 2 years and I love the workout area. Its small but it has everything I need so who cares, its perfect for a run. It's open all the time too. I just use my key… Full Review ▶

03/10/12
Resident

I've lived in many apartments over the years--this is one of the nicer overall. Though some of the inside fixtures (countertops, faucets) are budget, the overall is decent. I love having a washer /dryer right in the apartment. Bathroom is big.… Full Review ▶

03/10/12
Resident

Sure the apartments are a little more expensive than other places around, but you get what you pay for. Safe neighborhood, friendly office staff, clean buildings and maintained grounds year round. They also allow large dogs which most other places do… Full Review ▶

03/10/12
Resident

I have lived here 5 years. It's an apartment and my expectations are realistic. The rent if fair. In 5 years i've had some rent increases but nothing major. It's not hard to understand when the cost of living goes up… Full Review ▶

03/10/12
Resident

If you want to move here, prepare to pay a lot. It's a simple thing...do your research! Learn what this company is all about. What is the answer? Their bottom line. They think they can appeal to someone who will pay… Full Review ▶

03/10/12
Resident

My daughter who is a college student lives here. We are not from this area so we looked at about 12 places before deciding where to move. Other places were in a bad neighborhood, or they were dirty, or ran down.… Full Review ▶

03/09/12
Prospective Resident

This place was really nice.. I enjoyed living here a lot... Well that was when I wasn't being charged for other peoples cigarette butts, other animals poop (didn't have pets!) and 3.75 charge just to get my bill in the mail.… Full Review ▶

03/09/12
Resident

Good clean, safe place. Ive recommended it to friends and they love it too! Full Review ▶

03/09/12
Resident

I can't wait until my lease is up this year. When we moved in, we must have hit some great deal they had going on at the time because when it came time to renew our lease, our rent went through… Full Review ▶

03/09/12
Resident

being that the walls are paper thin, i'm on the second floor, i have a child and have had issues with the management i won't be staying beyond a year here. my rent is very high and there is an additional… Full Review ▶

01/16/11
Resident

This place sucks and here is why: Within my first couple of months living here the office staff called me and informed me that they THREW AWAY (as in in the garbage) my rent and that I needed to come up… Full Review ▶

12/10/10
Resident

I'm surprised at some of the negative reviews on here. My apartment is beautiful, the grounds are beautiful, and I have never had an issue with the staff. In fact, the people in the office have always been extremely pleasant and… Full Review ▶

10/18/10
Resident

Im happy I found a place who will take my dog. Plus the place is nice and clean. A lot of dog places are run down. Full Review ▶

09/29/10
Resident

If you're looking for a cheap, decent (looking) place to live, do not pick this one! The walls are paper thin! When the tenants upstairs walk around their apartment it sounds like a herd of elephants. The rent is pretty low,… Full Review ▶

09/09/10
Resident

I've lived here for about 7 months and it seems like everything in the apt. keeps breaking. The maintenance guy acts like your'e bothering him when you request service. The office staff are some of the phoniest people I've ever met.… Full Review ▶

08/16/10
Resident

I just moved into Central Park Place. I wasn't able to see the apartment before I moved in because the complex is always full. I was nervous the apartment wouldn't look like the one they showed me with furniture in it.… Full Review ▶

06/27/10
Resident

I've rented here for five years, and although it's not perfect I am happy overall. It's safe and stable and maintenance has REALLY improved from when I first got here. Recently I had an issue which needed understanding and concern from… Full Review ▶

04/16/10
Resident

My husband and I have lived here for almost a year. We actually LOVE our apartment. We have been in very small old apartments and this one is by far the best. The grounds always look nice and very well maintained.… Full Review ▶

09/25/09
Resident

The staff is very attentive and friendly when I have had maintenace request. I feel like I am part of a family and not just another resident. The office staff has taken the time to answer my questions and concerns when… Full Review ▶

09/18/09
Prospective Resident

Interior and exterior photos of Central Park Place. Full Review ▶

07/16/09
Resident

I moved out awile ago so i figured i would wait to see if they changed a bit over the years but i was wrong.poorly managed and bad upkeep of apartments.Prepare pay high bills and plenty of them, the water bills… Full Review ▶

07/13/09
Resident

thats right they can print out tons of flyers and hang them on doors of all the apartments but yet they cant do a simple maint call.They only keep the grounds nice around the office but the rest of the community… Full Review ▶

06/26/09
Prospective Resident

It is very ghetto dont live here. Full Review ▶

05/05/09
Resident

this is the worst place to live ever. the staff is HORRIBLE. they say one thing and do another. do NOT live here. H-O-R-R-I-B-L-E. Full Review ▶

03/17/09
Resident

My husband and I moved in; it was awful living there. I like the area of Grand Rapids they are located, but the 1st day there were things that needed to be fixed. There were sections of blinds missing, the screen… Full Review ▶

02/25/09
Resident

I have lived here nearly 8 months and I am very please with my home!! The people are also great...very friendly and professional. Full Review ▶

12/03/08
Resident

I have lived here for a few months now and it has been great. The staff is always very nice, and it is a very quite community. I have never felt unsafe, and I feel it is a very good quality… Full Review ▶

09/11/08
Resident

My Wife and I have been living here for a few months now and cant wait to get out! Where do I start, First of all the staff appeared friendly at first but they are some of the laziest, non-proactive people… Full Review ▶

06/16/08
Resident

I lived at Central Park Place from 2005 to 2007. We only did a second lease when plans to buy a house fell through. When we first signed we were told how quiet the place was and how great maintenance is...well… Full Review ▶

04/04/08
Resident

Unfortunately my girlfriend and I moved into this apartment complex without doing a lot of research beforehand, we were desperate and needed a place to live and this was the closest place we could find to our jobs. When we were… Full Review ▶

06/27/07
Resident

I love my apartment and I have lived here for about two months now. My apartment is classy and very sound proof. : ) I'm a single girl and I love laying by the pool meeting people! It's too bad people… Full Review ▶

01/02/07
Resident

I am very disatified with the way things are handled it takes them 6 months to fix things. Full Review ▶

12/07/06
Resident

I am surprised by the other reviews I have read regarding Central Park Place. I have been living in a two bedroom apartment on a top floor for almost a year now, and I love my apartment. I love the fact… Full Review ▶

12/06/06
Resident

almost here a year, was told i would get same discount rent if i signed by lease end,....guess again, putting my rent up $35. maintainence is extrodinarily lazy and aloof, will talk their way out of almost anything imaginable, took almost… Full Review ▶

10/10/06
Resident

When we first moved in the carpets weren't even vaccumed or shampooed. I had to do it myself and wasn't able to move my things in until 200 am. The maintenance here is horrible. They have one guy for over 20… Full Review ▶

09/12/06
Resident

Staff seams friendly at first but are lazy and do nothing to accommodate you. I went 2 weeks with no air conditioning and not even a simple sorry from anyone; my hot water in my shower did not work right for… Full Review ▶

06/21/06
Resident

We moved in about 3 years ago and at that time I reported that my patio door was not working properly. As of right now it still isn't fixed. The roof has leaked into our apartment and has damaged the ceiling.… Full Review ▶

09/10/05
Resident

Central Park Place's Slogan is "Service, Satisfaction, Value". They offer none of the above. Maintenance turns in completed work orders for work never done. Lighting in the common areas is almost always not working. Intercom hasn't worked correctly in 5 years.… Full Review ▶

08/19/05
Resident

I lived in this complex for about 5 or 6 years in the 90's. I moved out to buy a house. Now that I am a single woman, I needed a place for just myself and two cats. I liked the… Full Review ▶

07/08/05
Resident

When I moved into Central Park Place, I thought it was nice, but about a month later, I hated it. I got a rent special, which is mostly why I moved in, plus I needed a place that allowed pets. I… Full Review ▶

06/16/05
Resident

I have recently moved into Central Park Place and one of the major selling features was how centrally located it is. I work downtown, so I am only about 10 minutes from work, and the e-ways are just around the corner,… Full Review ▶

06/07/05
Resident

Central Park Place is a great place to live. I have lived here for a year and some change and the staff is helpful, they try their best to get the job done in a reasonable amount of time. Usually in… Full Review ▶

04/04/05
Resident

I am a current resident and have some mixed emotions regarding this complex. It's true the maintenance give poor quality and service. When I moved in I had a list of things that needed repairing, and had to ask two and… Full Review ▶

08/02/04
Resident

I just signed my third year lease because I realy like living here. The flowers are beautiful and the staff are very helpful and friendly. Anytime I have a maintenance issue, they are there within a couple days to fix the… Full Review ▶

07/04/04
Resident

I am going on my second year at Central Park Place. I enjoy living here. I actually moved from a 2 bdrm to a 1 bdrm and they were so accomodating. I just didn't need all that space but it was… Full Review ▶

05/03/04
Resident

I lived at Central Park Place for a year. I had a two bedroom two bathroom on the second floor. My experience was alright. One of the main reasons we moved there was because they allow dogs and we have one.… Full Review ▶

04/29/04
Resident

I had a two bedroom on the second floor and the apartment was roomy enough. The office was very responsive if I had a problem. The only drawbacks (and minor ones at that) was traffic noise as I was next to… Full Review ▶

04/27/04
Resident

Central Park Place was an adequate place to live. It´s generally quiet, even with all the animals around. In terms of the apartment, most of the fixtures were totally cheap. It took maintance 6 months to fix the intercom system, the… Full Review ▶

03/30/04
Resident

We currently live in this complex and are not very happy. We just stay here now because we are looking for a house and don´t want to deal with moving to another apartment. Any time we had to call maintenance for… Full Review ▶

01/21/04
Resident

This Appartment complex is the best! So great in fact that I lived there for 6 years, moved away, and came back to Central Park Place. It´s quite, with great neighbors, and location. It´s a little on the steep side but… Full Review ▶

10/31/03
Resident

I lived at this place and had a place by the woods. We always had many birds that would come to the feeder I put out. It was quiet & the neighbors were nice. The office was nice and always polite… Full Review ▶

08/01/03
Resident

Lived at Central Park for 6 years. We had a very good time there. The office staff was great and the maintenance staff really cared about the residents. I would recommend this place. Full Review ▶

05/02/03
Resident

I moved into Central Park Place in October of 2002. I do love it. Unfortunately I did end up with a group of loud college age boys across the hall and they are very disrespectul of their neighbors. I have complained… Full Review ▶

02/01/03
Resident

I lived at Central Park Place for 3 years. I had one of the larger units--second floor, two bedroom, one bath. Everything at Central Park Place was first rate, from the staff to the facilities. It´s very close to all the… Full Review ▶

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