February 19, 2021

Latch Goes Live: February 2021 Spotlight

Each month, Latch software, products, and services are installed in a myriad of buildings across North America. In this month’s spotlight, we’re highlighting two innovative developments, Aspire at CityPlace by CIP and 70th Street Lofts by MODUS Development. While 7 of the top 10 NMHC developers use Latch, we’re equally proud of the diverse set of customers we serve, including first-class regional developers like CIP and MODUS Development. Read more to learn about their new Latch-enabled buildings. 

Aspire at CityPlace

Units: 253
Location: Woodbury, MN
Project Type: New Construction
Building Classification: Mid-rise Apartment Complex
Customer: CIP
Latch Products: Latch C2, R, Intercom, Hub
LatchOS Modules: Smart Access, Smart Home and Sensors, Connectivity 

Aspire at CityPlace is a resort-style luxury apartment complex based in Woodbury, MN, part of the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metropolitan area. Their new approach to resident experience offers individuals the flexibility to choose both their floor plan layout and finishes. 

Latch makes a difference for Aspire at CityPlace in streamlining building operations and enhancing the resident experience by how they interact with their spaces. CIP installed the Latch C2, R, Intercom, and Hub as a gateway to LatchOS, which includes Smart Access, Smart Home and Sensors, and Connectivity modules. These powerful modules connect the building’s most important capabilities. The C2 delivers enhanced efficiency and added benefits, like streamlined building operations that minimize extra work for building staff, and convenient ways for residents to lock and unlock through the Latch App, Apple Watch, or other credentials. With the addition of the Latch R and Intercom, building staff and residents can access common areas and easily let guests in.

Aspire at CityPlace is just one of CIP’s new Latch-enabled developments. Later this year, CIP will install the Latch M at Haven at Uptown, a multistory apartment complex situated near the medical community and the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, NE.

About CIP
Commercial Investment Properties’ (CIP) roots began in the mid-1900s in Lincoln, NE. Through the years, CIP has grown into one of the largest and most diverse property management and development companies in the Midwest. With regional reach and community expertise, their mission is to provide exceptional resident experiences in designing modern and relaxing homes.

70th Street Lofts

Units: 15
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Project Type: New Construction
Building Classification: Condos
Customer: MODUS Development
Latch Products: Latch M, R, Intercom
LatchOS Modules: Smart Access

70th Street Lofts, a technology-forward condominium building, is based in downtown Scottsdale, AZ. It was designed with sustainability and connectivity in mind, and built with contemporary features, like home automation to reduce power usage and energy management to monitor consumption, which decreases energy costs and environmental impact. This building’s smart home functionalities were designed for technology-centric residents. Scottsdale has long been recognized as an environmental leader and prides itself on integrating bold innovative eco-friendly concepts.

MODUS installed the Latch M, R, and Intercom at their condominium building, adding 70th Street Lofts to the growing portfolio of Latch-enabled buildings in the southwest region. Whether unlocking with the Latch App, doorcode, keycard, or Apple Watch, Latch devices allow residents flexible access to various building amenities, like their parking garage, outdoor pool, and common area. Through Latch Manager, the building staff can manage access sharing, resolve issues remotely, and save time and money on turnover.

LatchOS is a full-building operating system of software, products, and services, and it is flexible to each building’s needs. Latch products use the highest quality in materials and technology with precision in every detail. It’s thoughtfully executed to minimize the environmental impact. Combining MODUS’s vision for sustainable infrastructure and Latch’s longevity in products, the ingenuity drives value for 70th Street Lofts, decreases operational costs, and minimizes its carbon footprint.

About MODUS Development 
MODUS Development is a Phoenix-based real estate investment and development company known for its award-winning residential projects that are modern, urban, and smart. The development company prioritizes sustainability and designs to LEED certifications, and creates Zero Energy homes using an integrated design approach, which views every element of design and development holistically. 

We make spaces better places to live, work, and visit. By combining technology and design, we created flexibility in our products for a range of multifamily buildings, from new construction to retrofits across North America. Latch meets the needs of everyone at any building seamlessly.

If you’re interested to learn more about Latch for your building, contact our Sales team today.


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