It takes a lot more than a few walls and a roof over your head to have a place that you would consider home. The literal definition of the word home might be something along the lines of, “A place where someone lives,” but the word itself comes loaded with feelings and emotions that go far beyond a mere place of residence. Our management team at 124 Marketplace (West Chester’s premier apartment complex) understands this very well. We’d like to think we constantly go above and beyond what you’d expect an apartment building’s staff and really try make our residents feel like they are living in a community worthy of the “home” label.

To make the complex more welcoming in general, 124 Marketplace offers up a number of features so residents feel like they are both safe and appreciated. While security is not often a large concern in West Chester, we still provide residents with a secure and well-lit parking. On top of that, we also monitor the parking area, public spaces throughout the building and the single street-side point of entry with state-of-the-art security cameras. These security installations might seem excessive to some, but we take pride in ensuring that our residents are able to relax in their homes and feel safe walking around the property.

Once are residents feel secure, we take it one step further to make sure they feel welcomed as well. One thing our residents all say they love is the free, fresh coffee and snacks we have out in the lobby. Even though most of our residents have coffee-makers in their kitchens (which are filled with energy-efficient appliances!), we know mornings can be rough, and it’s sometimes easier to just grab a quick cup while heading out the door and a friendly smile from either one of our staff or another resident also getting coffee can sometimes be a little ray of sunshine on a dreary morning. Plus, it saves a little cash when they can avoid fancy, overpriced coffee shops.

Beyond connecting in our lobby, we also set up a few activities and events outside our West Chester apartment complex walls to get our residents to connect with each other even more. These include networking nights at Más Mexicali Cantina every week and game-viewing parties get-togethers at Boxcar Brewery. (Our residents also get exclusive coupons and discounts at many restaurants in the neighborhood!) Also, we throw tenant open houses for various West Chester Events, including West Chester’s Old Fashioned Christmas Parade. The lobby will be fully decorated, and we will provide food, drinks and fun for tenants while we all enjoy the parade. Finally, we will be hosting a new monthly networking happy hour at Teca Restaurant, that will include food and drink specials such as $7 gourmet entrees.

We also show our appreciation by hosting social media contests, providing residents with exclusive coupons for local businesses, and giving out gift cards for some of nearby boutiques and shops. It’s these little extras that make 124 Marketplace one of the best apartments in West Chester, and our residents agree and end up referring their friends and family. In fact, as a little perk for current residents, for every referral that ends with a leasing signing, we give $150 as a thank you.

If you want to find your home in West Chester, PA, head to 124 Marketplace to get a tour of the building and check out the few units we still have available. If you have any questions about our leasing specials, amenities or floor plans, call us at 610-696-5687 or send us a message online and we’ll get back to you right away. If you like what you see and can’t wait to call 124 Marketplace your home, apply online today and you may soon be able to call this place your home.