The Commons

Newly Renovated Apartments Available & Under New Ownership!

The Commons is quietly nestled on 16th Street in the heart of Gainesville within walking distance to UF Health, VA Hospital, UF Vet School, UF Dental school and a 5-minute commute to UF Campus! Residents enjoy quick access to the Butler North, Plaza and Town Center, offering a variety of upscale retailers, dining and entertainment options including Whole Foods, Trader Joes, Publix, Target, CVS Pharmacy, PF Chang’s and the Cheesecake Factory.

This community is now owned and managed by Platform Management Group (PMG). Be sure to call and ask about their brand-new renovations, you could be the first to live in a fresh apartment with new upgrades and finishes!

 Apartment Amenities

  • Incredible location: just a short walk to the University of Florida (1 mi), UF Health hospital and College of Medicine (0.4 mi), UF Vet School (1.6 mi), VA Hospital (0.5 mi) and UF Dental School (0.9 mi), and a 5-minute commute to Gainesville's brand-new Butler Town Center
  • Pet-friendly, walkable community with a fenced-in community Bark Park where you can exercise and socialize your pet daily! *2 pet max policy please note breed and weight restrictions and additional fees may apply*
  • Newly renovated on-site laundry facility with Apple Pay, 24-hr Fitness Center with cardio and free weights and community pool with courtyard grills and furnished pergola.
  • Located nearby RTS bus stop with multiple bus routes for easy commuting around town and to UF Campus.
  • 24-hour emergency maintenance, online payment and service order portal, on-site professional management, resident referral program, pest control, garbage collection, and ample on-site parking.

 Floor Plan Features

  • Newly renovated 1- and 2-bedroom apartment homes ranging from 745-985 sq. ft with breezeways situated on lush courtyard nature views and sidewalks throughout the community.
  • Spacious bedrooms with open floor plans, plank flooring, central AC, contemporary blinds and ceiling fans, and 6-panel doors with upgraded hardware throughout your apartment.
  • Updated bathrooms with new vanities and fixtures.
  • Upgraded kitchens with stainless-steel appliances, stylish backsplash, new cabinets, hardware and upgraded countertops.
  • Call the office to learn about extra perks including private patios with pool and courtyard views and large walk-in closets providing extra storage space.
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Apartment Amenities

Some amenities may only be available in select apartments. Reach out to the leasing team for details on which amenities are included in your favorite floor plan.
Lease Style
  • Joint, Entire Unit
Roommate Matching
  • No
Miles to UF
  • .25
Lease Length By Month
  • 7 to 12
Pet Policy
  • Cats
  • Dogs (call for details)
  • Aquariums
  • Birds
Apartment Furnishing
  • Not Furnished
Internet, Cable & Utilities
  • Cable Available
  • Trash Removal Included
Apartment Features
  • Handicap Access
  • Private Bathroom
  • Carpeting
  • Wood Floors
  • Tile Floors
  • Ceiling Fan in Bedroom
  • Ceiling Fan in Living Room
  • Patio
  • Yard
  • Upgraded Countertops
  • Walk-in Closets
Community Features
  • Swimming Pool
  • Picnic Area
  • Outdoor Kitchen
  • Courtesy Patrol
Public Transportation
  • Near Bus Stop
  • Guaranteed Parking Space
Sports & Fitness
  • 24-hr Fitness Center
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Energy Star Appliances
  • Laundry Facilities On-site
Apartment Extras
  • Dog Walk
Green Efforts
  • Low Energy Lighting Used
  • Energy Star Appliances
  • Native Landscaping
Elementary Schools
  • Idylwild Elementary
Middle Schools
  • Kanapaha Middle
High Schools
  • Eastside High

Archer Road

The Archer Road section of town (south and southwest of the University of Florida campus) is a large expanse that is filled with a variety of apartments and just as much food and retail. Locals love this area because it provides easy access to I-75, The University of Florida, and restaurants and retail at Butler Plaza and Celebration Pointe. Live anywhere in this neighborhood, and you'll never be far from the grocery store, new restaurants to try, or your favorite stores.Learn more about Archer Road
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 Apartment Address

2001 SW 16th Street
Gainesville, Florida  32608

 Office Hours

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Mon - Fri8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Sat - SunClosed

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  • One Bedroom, One Bath
    • One Bedroom, One Bath
    • 1BD / 1BA
    • 745 Sq. Ft.
    • $1,020/mo
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    • Two Bedroom, Two Bath
    • 2BD / 2BA
    • 985 Sq. Ft.
    • $1,280/mo
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    • Two Bedroom, Two Bath
    • 2BD / 2BA
    • 985 Sq. Ft.
    • $1,280/mo
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