The Aria is a multifamily development featuring 122 market rate units and 5 townhouses over six floors in the urban core. The project will provide 125 on-site, structured parking stalls over two levels. Site amenities include a 6,000 sf courtyard and a fully landscaped mews running between the apartment building and the office building to the east.
Efficiently designed living units consist of a mix of two bedrooms/two baths; one bedroom and study/one bath; one bedroom/one bath; and studio dwelling units, all with modern finishes. Quality building materials will be used with an emphasis on energy efficiency.
Situated in the urban core of Downtown Vancouver, Washington the site's environment boasts 12,000 jobs, 14,000 students at Clark College, 5,000 jobs at the Port of Vancouver and over 1 million visitors annually at the Fort Vancouver historic district. Immediate and adjacent uses include: Esther Short park, which hosts numerous outdoor events drawing tens of thousands of visitors, the Sunday Farmer's Market, Hilton hotel and convention center, new City Hall, and gateway to the developing Columbia Waterfront project which encompasses three million square feet of office, retail and urban residential. Vancouver’s urban core has seen a resurgence with nearly $1 billion in new construction and redevelopment projects. The local market is diverse with a mix of uses ranging from single family residences, student housing, office, retail and a mix of affordable to luxury multifamily residences. Vancouver has become a tax haven for affluent residents relocating from Oregon and California.