Lake St. Louis

220 PURE Luxury Apartments Coming to Lake St. Louis


Innovative Residential Development Adds to Live-Work-Play Vision

To help celebrate its 10th anniversary, The Meadows at Lake St. Louis announced today that ERC Building Co. has been approved by The City of Lake St. Louis Planning and Zoning Commission to build “PURE at The Meadows,” a 220 luxury apartment community in (11) 2-3 story buildings on an 8 acre parcel of The Meadows site. The residential phase of The Meadows mixed-use plan — which consists of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, ranging from 800-1300 sf — is scheduled to break ground in May 2018 and should be completed by Spring 2019.  Originally developed in 2008 to meet the growing demand for specialty stores and restaurants in St. Charles County, The Meadows was one of the first lifestyle centers in the county.

ERC development philosophy is to fit into where they build, ideally as part of a mixed use development including shopping, dining, frequent events, and easy access to parking and transportation. Plans for “PURE at The Meadows” also include an urban street like setting, fitness/event center, lighted walkways, and water features which will be attractive to a diverse group of residents looking for a vibrant lifestyle.

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According to Meir Cohen, owner of The Meadows, “PURE at The Meadows” is exactly what we have been looking for as it fits perfectly into our development plans and The City’s Comprehensive Plan. The addition of 300+ residents will shop and dine at The Meadows and surrounding developments, attend our signature events and farmer’s markets, and help attract new retailers to The Meadows.  With our plans for a hotel and children’s museum still on our radar, there hasn’t been a more exciting time at The Meadows and Lake St. Louis.”

Since 1957, ERC has been building single family and multi-family residential properties in the South and Midwest. For three generations, these apartment communities and downtown developments have created homes for families, students, and city dwellers.  Recent comparable developments by ERC are THRIVE in Bentonville, AR and TRADITIONS at Mid-Rivers in Cottleville, MO. 

The Meadows open air shopping, dining and entertainment plaza at Lake St. Louis Boulevard off Interstate 40 invites strolling in a beautifully landscaped campus unrivaled in the greater St. Louis area. The Meadows is owned by Cohen Equities, managed by Balke Brown Transwestern, and leased by JLL.