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Marquis at Preston

2500 Grove Club Lane, Cary, NC 27513
83%
95
Reviews
83%
Apartment Rating
61%
City Average
03/05/14
Resident

I have lived hear in the Marquis at Preston for a couple months now and have really appreciated all the help and support from all the staff. I had an issue with my garage door, and when i called the office… Full Review ▶

01/28/14
Resident

I have lived at Marquis at Preston since November of last year and it has been nothing but the best experience I've had in apartment living so far. I moved to Raleigh in October 2010, I've lived in a different apartment… Full Review ▶

01/27/14
Resident

Do not consider living here! It may be nice in the summer, but the shoddy construction and poor maintenance have made it a nightmare. There have been over 25 burst pipes in this little complex just this winter! There is much… Full Review ▶

11/25/13
Resident

I just moved out and couldn't be happier! The staff pretend to be courteous initially, but as time goes on it is obvious that they do no truly care about their residents. It takes several days for maintenance issues to be… Full Review ▶

11/04/13
Resident

I moved into the Marquis at Preston a little over a year ago and I absolutely love it. The office staff is very cordial and has always taken care of any requests that I had. The maintenance team is always quick… Full Review ▶

10/15/13
Resident

We enjoy living at Marquis at Preston. The staff are friendly and caring while still being professional. The grounds are well kept as is the pool. Staff goes out their way to make you feel welcome and arrange events so residents… Full Review ▶

10/15/13
Resident

I choose to live at these apartments because the staff are very attentive to my needs. The complex gives me a feeling of safety while providing every possible amenity I could want. I love the interactiveness of the staff when they… Full Review ▶

09/24/13
Resident

Well maintained, with a beautiful clubhouse and pool. Friendly tenants and a superb management team. Close to everything, including excellent schools and RDU. Full Review ▶

04/04/13
Resident

I moved to Raleigh in 2012 and looked at several different complexes before settling on The Marquis at Preston. Being an entrepreneur, customer service is extremely important to me and that's the first thing I noticed here. Shelby, the administrative staff… Full Review ▶

11/06/12
Resident

I've lived at Marquis at Preston for going on 8 years and in 21 differenct apartments. I have seen the bad and now the good in both the office and the maintenance staff. I have to say that the current office… Full Review ▶

04/16/12
Resident

I've lived here for 14 years and have truly enjoyed being here. The staff, both office and maintenance, is excellent! They handle everything quickly and courteously, always making sure you're happy with the end result. They have treated me like family… Full Review ▶

04/13/12
Resident

I really mean that. For me, transitioning into an apartment was dissapointing. I was worried about noise... neighbors... quality apartments and much more. I can truly find nothing that has been below my expectations here. When ever I have a problem… Full Review ▶

04/02/12
Resident

The only things that we would change about this apartment complex are that there is no playground(I have two small children) and that each family can only have 2 guests at the pool in the summer. Thankfully, Bond Park is really… Full Review ▶

04/01/12
Resident

Moved in almost two years ago and have found it to be a very nice and quiet place to live. It's ideal for me as it's close to various area attractions and airport. Would recommend it highly. Full Review ▶

03/31/12
Resident

My husband and I moved from out of state and leased this apartment before arriving. They were extreamly helpful giving us information. Chris from the office took pictures of the actual apartment units avaliable to send to you. It was very… Full Review ▶

03/30/12
Resident

This is by far the best apartment complex I have lived in since I moved to Wake County. The office staff remember who you are and you are greeted like a friend. The maintence staff are very friendly and helpful. The… Full Review ▶

03/30/12
Resident

This is my second year at Marquis at Preston. After living in my own home for 20 years, I was apprehensive about transitioning to an apartment complex. I researched locations carefully and looked at several options and, I must say, Marquis… Full Review ▶

03/29/12
Resident

What a wonderful environment to live in. We had been homeowners for 30 plus years and decided it was time to make life easier for us "empty nesters". (It was a good way to clean out alot of debris that we… Full Review ▶

03/28/12
Resident

I've been here over two years and love it! I love the huge balcony and the apartment layout is nice. The management staff is friendly and always helpful. They try hard to make this a great community to live in. Maintenance… Full Review ▶

03/28/12
Resident

Moved in January, and so far it has been great! Nice/clean apartment with updated appliances and countertops, would have loved hardwood floors, but atleast the carpet is new/cleaned and off white so it hides spots better. Everyone is freindly, other neighbors… Full Review ▶

03/27/12
Resident

The Marquis at Preston is in a great location. Maintenance crew is very nice. Neighbors are quiet. But some of the office staff can be very rude and very arrogant. Had an incident and they were just rude. But overall it's… Full Review ▶

03/27/12
Resident

I am only moving because I am getting married- I really like the hardwood floors and appliances- everything works and works well. My neighbors are quiet and the staff always is helpful with whatever I have asked for. I recommend this… Full Review ▶

03/27/12
Resident

I have been living at The Marquis @ Preston for over a year & I have to say that after living in 3 other complex's the Marquis is the best place I've ever lived. From the phenomenal staff & maintenance people… Full Review ▶

03/26/12
Resident

I have lived here for a year and a half. It is the best of all worlds. I have a screened in porch, the complex is quiet yet convenient to anything you would need. What truly sets the Marquis at Preston… Full Review ▶

03/24/12
Resident

We've only lived here a little under a year, but I've got to say that MQ at Preston is a great place to live. The location is fantastic; you can walk to Lowe's Foods, a number of restaurants, Fred G. Bond… Full Review ▶

06/17/11
Resident

The best I like about this place is the location. As somebody mentioned earlier if something happens to your specific building you can be assured of immediate help from the maintenance guys but not so much from the leasing office staff.… Full Review ▶

01/27/11
Resident

We've lived here three years, and as middle-aged folks with a wide range of experiences living in houses and apartments, we think the Marquis does a great job overall. Nicely maintained by high-quality maintenance staff, outstanding pool, super quiet, friendly residents… Full Review ▶

10/17/10
Resident

From the properties web page: Enjoy living in an inviting, beautifully landscaped community perfectly situated in the affluent neighborhood of Preston. We offer spacious apartment homes with designer finishes you would expect to find in a custom home, where quality and… Full Review ▶

09/02/10
Resident

My boyfriend and I moved here last October and I am truly grateful to be here! We live on the top floor with a beautiful view from our spacious balcony, vaulted ceilings, and fireplace. The construction of the building and apartment… Full Review ▶

08/30/10
Resident

I was told by a neighbor to check out this website because they told me it would make me laugh.. they were so right! I have lived here going on 4 years and I have loved every year... which is why… Full Review ▶

08/29/10
Resident

Having spent all of my adult life living in apartments, and being a business professional, I know a little bit about how things should be done and the Marquis DOSEN'T measure up! Yes, it is a pretty location, convenient to shopping… Full Review ▶

08/11/10
Resident

I have lived here for over a year. The apartment itself is very nice and the deck is huge. The carpet was a bit worn when I moved in and the kitchen cabinets really should be updated. The dishwasher is REALLY… Full Review ▶

07/23/10
Resident

I haven't been here that long. So far, it looks like I WON'T renew my lease. I did read the reviews for the place and still chose to move here - my mistake. Because timing was an issue, and I didn't… Full Review ▶

06/25/09
Resident

My time here was adequate. I found that while there wasn't much about this property that shouted "Wow!", there wasn't much that was truly awful, either. I will structure this review based on the best qualities to what in my opinion… Full Review ▶

05/21/09
Resident

To nukemeds reponse....there have been gunshots at the Marquis. It happened a few years ago from one of the poolside apartments. Have lived here 6 years and each year the management gets worse and worse. Just had a talk with the… Full Review ▶

04/09/09
Resident

We lived here for a year before my husband was transferred to Omaha. I would agree that the place is going downhill. The apartments themselves are wonderful. Creatively designed, very attractive, minimal noise from neighbors, huge balconies. Our apartment had a… Full Review ▶

03/27/09
Resident

This place is on the downhill. The new management is liar. They told you one story the first week and another in the second week. They are really ignore their current residents and just want to focus on new customers to… Full Review ▶

02/21/09
Resident

Great location! I did like that about the complex. The unit was in decent shape, but the construction quality lacks and was expensive because of it. The ext. door, windows, and sliding glass door all had cold drafts. We as well… Full Review ▶

09/27/08
Resident

The exterior of the complex is very deceiving, it looks pretty, in a nice location, all the smiling faces in the leasing office telling you how happy they are to have you in the "family". You get that key and turn… Full Review ▶

08/19/08
Prospective Resident

I lived there for almost 4 years as well. Staff has changed and a little more unfriendly in my opinion. Tried to raise my rent almost 100 dollars so I left. Maintenance in my opinion was not up to par. Took… Full Review ▶

08/18/08
Resident

I lived there for almost 4 years. It was a great apartment in a really nice area of Cary, NC. Staff was always very friendly and helpful. I cannot say enough good things about the staff. Maintenance requests were always taken… Full Review ▶

07/29/08
Resident

There have been recent break-ins (forced entry) and I now question the safety of this complex. There's alot of the glass in the apartment (sliding glass door, windows accessible by the deck and window next to the front door) that leave… Full Review ▶

03/12/07
Resident

I have lived in five different apartment communities (two in Raleigh, two in Cary, one in New Bern) in the past two years, and I have (finally!) found somewhere to stay. The apartment, the staff, the grounds, the amenities... I cannot… Full Review ▶

02/10/07
Resident

Great location, close to Tollway & Legacy town center & close to major malls. Full Review ▶

09/16/06
Resident

We have been here for about a year now. The office staff has always taken care of our needs. Maintenance always has taken care of our requests in a prompt and efficient manner. Parking is never a problem. I guess my… Full Review ▶

09/12/06
Resident

I agree Preston should be brought back to the status it was 6 years ago. It apears to me that the issue was never who was in the office but who was responsible for repairs and upkeep which would be John....And… Full Review ▶

09/01/06
Resident

This place was great once. Now you walk into the office with a request and are treated as a huge bother. Had a package with expensive contents stolen from my front door recently but on the plus side we did have… Full Review ▶

06/26/06
Resident

I moved into Marquis in January 2004. I am moving out as soon as my lease is up, which is not soon enough! My apartment is falling apart. Leaky ceilings, windows are poorly insulated so that my AC and heating bills… Full Review ▶

06/24/06
Resident

I just heard that the manager and the assistant manager are gone. I heard the fired the redneck, loud, foul mouth manager. Can we say, great?
That woman was an abomination. The entire staff together except for John the Maintenance guy had… Full Review ▶

06/24/06
Resident

I have lived at The Marquis at Preston for a year, and just signed another year's lease. I think it is a great place to live! The office staff is wonderful, very friendly, and knowledgable. There is a great activities director,… Full Review ▶

04/07/06
Resident

We have recently loved into the Marquis at Preston and it is has been a great experience. The staff is helpful and that apartment is immaculate. Full Review ▶

03/09/06
Resident

I have only been here a short time so we shall see. I moved here after reading all of the reviews on the internet and finally selected this place because I have a unit over a garage, 3 bedroom. So far… Full Review ▶

01/24/06
Resident

I recently relocated to Cary, NC in December 2005 from the West Coast. I did my research for an apartment on-line and I contacted several properties located in Cary which seemed appropriate to my needs.

Sadly, I found out in minutes that… Full Review ▶

12/03/05
Resident

they appear to be nice but after lving for a here for a few weeks they turn ugly. the carpet in my unit is old and dirty. the managment sucks. the places to dispose of your garbage are not close to… Full Review ▶

11/30/05
Resident

The residents at this community have definately changed in the past year or two. Definately not "Preston" material. Suppose it has to do with the new office staff? Perhaps, in any case dont live here, there are many other places much… Full Review ▶

10/09/05
Resident

I have lived here for three years in two different apartments and love it. Folks are nice, management is nice, apartments are pretty and convenient to everything (grocery, banks, coffee, veterinarian, doctor, dentist, blockbuster, movie theater, restaurants, and on and on).… Full Review ▶

09/19/05
Resident

Build a house near the appartments and stayed here during the process. We had no complaints. We were treated well in the office, when we had maint. issues they were quick to respond. Replaced an entire garage door opener in under… Full Review ▶

07/29/05
Resident

We've been in this complex for over 4 years, and we selected it because of the large attached garage, safe neighborhood (right off Cary Parkway), and grocery store within walking distance. However, recently this place has gone downhill. There have been… Full Review ▶

04/26/05
Resident

What is obvious is that Yvette Michelle that works in the leasing office wrote this review. The Manager is too uneducated and ignorant to be that articulate. I agree with one of the previous reviews when they said the manager is… Full Review ▶

02/18/05
Resident

In all of my years of living, I have never seen a more rude and judgemental set of comments. Are you saying that everyone should be just like you? Well, we weren't all made the same and there is a reason… Full Review ▶

02/17/05
Resident

Now 69%, you figure it out! Full Review ▶

02/16/05
Resident

We now live at The Projects of Preston. Its a nightmare Full Review ▶

02/16/05
Resident

Preston of Cary is well known to wealth. Marquis at Preston does not represent the area! Not worth it! And the new manager is Redneck and Rude!!! It reflects on the property. Full Review ▶

01/15/05
Resident

Visited Raleigh area in Jan 2005 and saw over ten apartment complexes. Nowhere had such rude and strange management as the Marguis. Tenants who were moving in when we visited were treated really badly right infront of us. The apartments were… Full Review ▶

12/25/04
Resident

When you see that the rents have dropped soooooooooooo much and still the apartments are empty you may ask what's going on there.
Be careful and ask?? Full Review ▶

04/24/04
Resident

My wife and I had looked at approximately thirty or forty different apartment communities in the Raleigh/Cary area before finding the Marquis at Preston.

The location is really terrific. There is a Lowes grocery store next door, and a large variety… Full Review ▶

04/22/04
Resident

I moved to the Marquis right out of college and was definitely blessed with what I found. It has always been quiet, very well maintained, and they even have community events for us all the time. Believe me, I have seen… Full Review ▶

04/14/04
Resident

Since the first day moving in I´ve loved living at the Marquis at Preston. I´m very surprised at some of the negative comments. The staff has been very friendly and helpful responding to maintance issues in a very timely manner. The… Full Review ▶

04/06/04
Resident

I moved in to the Marquis at Preston 3 months ago and I couldn´t be happier. I am totally impressed with the Maintenance guys. They rock. I just needed a light bulb changed and they were there within an hour! When… Full Review ▶

03/24/04
Resident

I would NEVER recommend this apartment community for anyone under the age of 50. Never in my history of living in a rental unit have I had so much trouble with tenants and management. Sure, this is my opinion, but after… Full Review ▶

03/13/04
Resident

I am thrilled with the customer service that I have received here at the Marquis. The management staff, Yvette Michelle and Justin could not be more accommodating. Also, the maintenance staff are exceptional. I would highly recommend this community (and I´ve… Full Review ▶

02/29/04
Resident

I happened upon this website and I could not believe some of the things I read about The Marquis. I have lived at The Marquis at Preston since it was Deerwood. I has only gotten better. Bridget and her exemplary staff… Full Review ▶

01/19/04
Resident

I have recently moved in to the Marquis. I moved in basically because I was impressed with the floorplan. Very spacious, great decks, new carpet and pretty clean.

Everything has been smooth up in to the point where I had… Full Review ▶

10/09/03
Resident

I´ve been here now for 7 months on a temporary work assignment in Raleigh - so I use it as a corporate apartment.

The staff is always pleasant to talk to and very service-oriented. Whenever anything in my place needed… Full Review ▶

03/28/03
Resident

just one person´s oppinion shouldn´t make or break your decision on an apartment,though I´d like to add to the many compliments. I am not the type of person to usually do this sort of thing but I felt compelled to share… Full Review ▶

03/02/03
Resident

I relocated to Cary from New York. I moved to the Marquis at Preston several months ago after looking up and down the Cary Parkway. This place was the BEST. Not only were the leasing consultants more knowledgable, but they were… Full Review ▶

02/19/03
Resident

I have lived here twice from 2000 to 2001 and moved away and came back in 2002 and now I moving out of state. I have heard a lot of people complain about management but I have never had a problem.… Full Review ▶

02/17/03
Resident

After leaving message after message at the management office I never got a call back.
I needed to discuss some concerns I had about my neighbors doing ILLEGAL ACTIVITY. The police had already been out a couple of times.
I finally… Full Review ▶

01/20/03
Resident

THE APARTMENTS ARE OVERPRICED.STAFF NEVER HELPS OUT.WHEN YOU ASK STAFF FOR SOMETHING TAKES FOR EVER FOR THEM TO DO.NEVER IN OFFICE ON SATURDAY OR SUNDAYS.DO NOT GIVE DISCOUNTS FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEEN HERE FOR AWHILE VERY NOICY YOU CAN HEAR… Full Review ▶

01/15/03
Resident

Really cool settings, nice spacious apartments..



The staff is fantastic- Very helpful and really prompt!!



Definitely a Very Pleasurable Experience!!!

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01/05/03
Resident

Anyone who knows about Cary knows that Preston is the most desirable and elite place to live. Although Preston affords numerous choices to reside at, no one holds a candle to the Marquis at Preston.


The apartments are beautiful… Full Review ▶

01/05/03
Resident

You can?t say anything about the Marquis at Preston except that is the best apartment complex in Cary. The location, the people, the staff, the apartments, all are the best you will find. Full Review ▶

01/05/03
Resident

After living at college communities and then some that claimed to be the best, the Marquis at Preston is definitely that.


No one can live up to the service and quality of the Marquis. You will not be disappointed here… Full Review ▶

12/30/02
Resident

The Marquis at Preston is without a doubt the best apartment complex to call ?home? in the Triangle. No where else will you find a staff as attentive as Bridget, Lori, Yvette Michelle, John, Salvi and Frank. The apartments are gorgeous… Full Review ▶

12/16/02
Resident

The Marquis at Preston offers superior service in every aspect of apartment living. From the office staff, to maintenance to the luxury apartments, you won´t find a better place to live.

Living at the Marquis at Preston gives you the best… Full Review ▶

11/19/02
Resident

I´ve been living in a one-bedroom 3rd floor apartment for the last three months. It has been very quiet, and the neighbors are friendly. The apartment was very clean, and all the appliances were in working order when I moved in.… Full Review ▶

11/06/02
Resident

Apartments are nice and clean but very noisy. They arent insulated very well. I live on the 2nd floor and I can hear the daily activity of my neighbors. Sometimes I think that they are in the same room with me.… Full Review ▶

11/05/02
Resident

The Marquies at Preston is an overpriced apartment community. I have lived there for approximately five years. They may have on average the biggest apartments around, but they are not built very well. The insulation is horrible. I can hear every… Full Review ▶

10/05/02
Resident

When you find a great place to live you should just stay there. The management is fair, honest and also nice. That´s a hard combination to find these days. The community always looks good and is clean. I have lived here… Full Review ▶

10/02/02
Resident

I lived on this property for almost two years. The only reason we left, is becasue we bought a house. I never had one issue that wasnt resolved in more than a timley manner. The staff was always courteous and hlepful,… Full Review ▶

08/02/02
Resident

The fact that The Marquis At Preston just won Property Of The Year, Manager Of The Year, Office Staff Of The Year, and Maintenance Staff Of The Year for their company I think says it all. Full Review ▶

03/09/02
Resident

The Marquis at Preston is the second apartment complex that I´ve lived in in Cary, and I am very pleased with my residence. The construction is of high quality, there is plenty of well-lit parking, and the staff is very friendly… Full Review ▶

03/01/02
Resident

4/12/02

I was recently contacted by someone from this company, suggesting that I might change my review on this website. They knew exactly who I was even though I posted this review anonymously almost a month and a half ago. They… Full Review ▶

10/04/01
Resident

So far, it´s been a great place to live. The balconies definitely sell the place. And the people who work in the main office are more than helpful!!! Frank and Katina helped sell it.

In the area, it´s one of… Full Review ▶

07/04/01
Resident

We were tired of looking after a home and decided to rent a good apartment that we could enjoy living in. We have a huge balcony that is the size of another room -just right for the North Carolina weather. We… Full Review ▶

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