Alta Sunset Heights

Alta Sunset Heights will be completed by early 2024 in the Sunset Heights neighborhood. (Contributed rendering)

As the Greater Heights and Houston continue to grow, the list of new apartment complexes coming in to accommodate that growth is burgeoning right along with it.

On Wednesday, Atlanta-based Wood Partners, announced that crews have broken ground on construction of Alta Sunset Heights, an apartment complex with nearly 400 apartment units that will be located at 1617 Enid St. on the eastern edge of the Heights near Interstate 45.

The complex is currently slated to open in 2024, with pre-leasing set to open beginning this December, according to Wood Partners spokesperson Rylie Geraci. Geraci declined to share financial information about the cost of the project.

Officials with Wood Partners said the property’s proximity to places such as the Heights Hike and Bike Trail as well as Memorial Park and Interstate 45, as well as plentiful dining and entertainment options. Alta Sunset Heights will be Wood Partners’ 14th development in Houston and third in the local area, joining Alta Washington at 6400 Washington Ave. and Arlo Buffalo Heights at 225 S. Heights Blvd.

"The east side of the Heights is quickly becoming a popular neighborhood due to its central location with new dining and entertainment options," said Bart Barrett, managing director at Wood Partners. "We are thrilled to continue expanding into the Houston market with Alta Sunset Heights."

With its groundbreaking, Alta Sunset Heights joins a growing list of under construction or recently-launched apartments in the Heights area, such as Lenox Heights – under construction at 333 W. 24th St. – and Domain Heights, which launched in February 2022 at 401 W. 25th St.

Information from the real estate firm Transwestern has said that there are more than 1,000 new apartment units are under construction in the Heights and Washington Avenue corridor, according to an article from the Houston Chronicle.

When complete, the complex will offer 378 one and two-bedroom apartment units, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops with tile backsplash, a full-size washer dryer in all homes and luxury vinyl flooring, according to the developer.

Residents will also have access to a pool, outdoor kitchen, and a dog park, as well as a clubroom with, fitness center, and a business center.

For more information on Wood Partners, visit the company’s website at

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