SOMERVILLE – The borough’s newest residential development has begun leasing apartments a block away from the railroad station and Main Street.

Work is wrapping up on the Station House on Veterans Memorial Drive on the site formerly occupied by the Somerset Messenger-Gazette that was shuttered by Advance Publications, the owners of and the Star-Ledger.

Station House features 116 luxury apartments with soaring ceilings, oversized windows, natural lighting, private balconies, high-efficiency heating and air conditioning systems, custom walk-in closets with shelving and keyless entries.

A rendering of the Station House apartments on Veterans Memorial Drive in Somersey

“From high-end LED lighting and elegant, custom soft-close cabinetry to stainless steel Energy Star appliances and front-loading washers and dryers, Station House leaves nothing to chance when it came to creating a space that renters will love to live in,” said Greg Storms, managing member of DGM Management, the developer.

The studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments range in size up to 1,480 square feet.

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The apartment community, with its unique exterior architectural elements, stands out from the other new apartment complexes in Somerville.