Franklin Lakes Realty Announces Schedule For High-Tech Rental Residences

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Colonial Pointe Franklin Lakes, on Colonial Road in Franklin Lakes, will begin leasing in 2016.

A rendering of the main building at Colonial Pointe Franklin Lakes, an ultra high-tech 87-unit apartment community located on Colonial Road in Franklin Lakes. Leasing will begin in 2016.

“Our goal is to create a luxurious, technology-based living environment that is attractive to today’s renters," said Lou Friedman of Franklin Lakes Realty. "On a daily basis, we strive to deliver on our motto of ‘More Style, More Luxury, More Living.’”

Franklin Lakes Realty LLC has announced its completion schedule for Colonial Pointe Franklin Lakes. The 87-unit complex features an ultra high-tech 64-unit L-shaped main building located on Colonial Road in Franklin Lakes. Colonial Pointe has luxuriously appointed one- and two-bedroom apartments that boast technology-based living solutions such as true gigabyte fiber Internet speeds, a virtual doorman and many additional high-tech amenities. Phase II leasing will begin in 2016. Limited availability is left in Phase I.

“Colonial Pointe has received a strong response from the local community, as well as from those who work in town and the surrounding area,” said Lou Friedman, Managing Partner of Franklin Lakes Realty. “Our goal is to create a luxurious, technology-based living environment that is attractive to today’s renters. On a daily basis, we strive to deliver on our motto of ‘More Style, More Luxury, More Living.’”

Residences highlight nine-foot ceilings, gourmet kitchens with quartz countertops, subway tile backsplashes, soft close cabinetry and stainless steel appliances. All apartments have an in-unit washer/dryer, and stylish plank flooring in the entry foyer, kitchen and laundry room. All bathrooms include ceramic tile surrounds to the ceiling, and 12 by 24 high-end floor tile. The building features classic architecture with keyless, FOB access controlled entrances, elevators, individually controlled central air conditioning and digital TV packages. Select units include an underground parking space.

“Colonial Pointe is one of the first buildings in New Jersey to offer high speed Internet with Wi-Fi access at gigabyte speed,” said Friedman. “We are using this technology to our advantage to make this a very user-friendly building.”

Colonial Pointe will also feature a virtual doorman. “Guests can simply push a button at the building entrance and their photograph will be sent directly to the resident’s smartphone,” said Friedman. “The resident will then have the opportunity to unlock the door remotely to give the guest access to the building.”

For added convenience, an electronic package room will be available. “Once a package is delivered to the virtual package room, the recipient will receive a pin number on their cell phone that they can use to retrieve their package,” said Friedman. “It’s very secure.”

The pet-friendly community also features a Residents’ Lounge with a gas fireplace, wet bar, refrigerator and a casually furnished terrace with upscale seating to relax and socialize. For fitness enthusiasts, there is a state-of-the-art 24-hour fitness center with a yoga room and private digital televisions on all cardio equipment.

Located in Bergen County, New Jersey, Colonial Pointe Franklin Lakes is situated at the junction of Routes 287 and 208 and is easily accessible to all major highways, including Routes 17, 80, the Garden State Parkway and the NJ Turnpike. NJ Transit bus and rail service to Manhattan is also nearby. The community is just minutes from high end shopping venues like the Westfield Garden State Plaza, Paramus Park mall, The Outlets at Bergen Town Center, Tice’s Corner Marketplace and downtown Ridgewood.

Colonial Pointe Franklin Lakes is located at 556 Colonial Road, Franklin Lakes, NJ. Those interested in this community are encouraged to register to be a Colonial Pointe VIP by visiting

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