Upscale apartment project kicks off in Overland Park

 Metcalf Village Apartments will soon be underway in Overland Park.

Metcalf Village Apartments will soon be underway in Overland Park.

A local development group is ready to bring 270 new upscale apartments to Johnson County. On May 12, JA Murphy Group and Barsto Construction will break ground on Metcalf Village Apartments. Located at 162nd Street and Metcalf Avenue, the $32 million project will consist of nine three-story apartment buildings with garages, a clubhouse, and maintenance building. The units will include a mix of unit sizes from one- to three-bedrooms.

The project amenities will include walking trails, an outdoor exercise area, grill and outdoor fireplace. A luxury clubhouse will include a cafe, fitness room and meeting areas, with an attached saltwater pool and outdoor patio and kitchen area.

Apartments are scheduled to be available to lease in spring 2017. Project partners include Mutual of Omaha Bank, BGO Architects, and Barsto Construction. The public is invited to take part in the groundbreaking ceremony on May 12 at 10 a.m.