Richmond, TX – February 17, 2015 – Joint Venture Partners The Garrett Companies & Murphy O’Brien, have announced the official groundbreaking of its newest multifamily community, The Echelon on 99. Located in Richmond, TX. The Echelon offers modern apartment living in a classic suburban setting.

“The Echelon will offer the most sought out amenities, the latest green building specifications, and immediate access to some of the region’s best shopping, entertainment, schools, and employment” says Eric Garrett, President of The Garrett Companies. “This apartment community will help meet area demand for high end apartment living with the convenience and benefits of a suburban lifestyle.”

Located within Waterview Town Center, the new 256 unit Class A community will have easy access to 99 and Westpark Tollway. Once complete in the Spring 2016, The Echelon will offer one, two, and three bedroom luxury apartment homes designed around a state-of-the-art clubhouse and amenities center. Resident amenities will include the 5,580 square foot clubhouse with WiFi, cardio fitness center, yoga studio, and billiards room. Additional onsite amenities will include a resort style pool with sundeck, fire pit with outdoor seating, community gardens, and a dog park.

The Echelon combines the best of suburban living with easy access to shopping at Kroger Market place, Long Meadow Farms, and Bella Terra.
The community will consist of 5 three-story buildings located on an 11 acre site. Every apartment home (862 sq. ft.-1,470 sq. ft.) has been meticulously designed and appointed with features such as stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, 9 foot ceilings, oversized windows, master bedroom suites, high efficiency sustainable features, and private balconies and patios.

About The Garrett Companies The Garrett Companies is a full service multifamily development firm based in Indianapolis, Indiana, metro area. The principals of The Company have specialized exclusively in the multifamily industry for 14 years. The Garrett Companies and related Garrett Development, LLC have been involved in the development of 34 projects totaling 7,910 apartment homes in 12 states. For additional information, please visit the company’s website at