Village at The BLVD, a luxury build-for-rent community in Avondale opened for leasing on Monday, July 3. It is the fifth build-for-rent community developed by Empire Group of Companies to open for leasing in Greater Phoenix, and the Scottsdale developer currently has approximately 21 communities in various stages of development. Village at The BLVD includes 187 single-family rental homes and amenities within a gated community located just east of Avondale Blvd on the Southwest corner of 111th Avenue and Roosevelt Street.

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“We worked closely with the city of Avondale developing our plan for Village at The BLVD to create a community that provides residents access to the new entertainment district and the security and amenities of a gated neighborhood,” explains Richard Felker, founding partner of Empire Group of Companies.

Village at The BLVD offers residents a choice of one-, two-, and three-bedroom single-story homes, ranging from 671 to 1,282 square feet. All the homes boast 9-foot ceilings, an open floor plan with kitchen and entertainment and ample storage space with large closets. Kitchen features include stainless steel appliances and quartz countertops, and every home includes state-of-the-art smart technology package and doggy door access to a private backyard. Residents can also take advantage of reserved covered parking and garages with storage options.

Community amenities include a resort-style pool with a jacuzzi, nearby barbecue ramada and firepit, and community cornhole. Residents will also enjoy access to a community fitness center and clubhouse, a dog park and dog spa, plus walking paths throughout. Village at The BLVD is situated nearby a mix of shopping, restaurants and entertainment options, including American Sports Centers, the largest indoor multi-sport facility in Arizona. Rents start at $1,695 per month with a 12-month lease.

“Village at The BLVD was designed with a focus on walkability while offering a high-quality residential experience,” explains Dale Phillips, president of Stellar Residential. “It gives residents access to luxury lifestyle amenities with the appeal of a more urban environment.”

Empire Group partners with Stellar Residential for the leasing and professional property management of its communities. To learn more about the community and homes available for lease or to schedule a tour of the property, visit

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