Archive for September, 2013

A Better Quality of Life at Our Foster City Apartments

September 26th, 2013

The Plaza

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Life is meant to be lived to the fullest, and you can do that when you live at The Plaza Apartments in Foster City.

Our luxury apartments provide wonderful interior features and community amenities that provide you with everything you need to have a comfortable and convenient lifestyle. There are so many things to do right here at home that you will never want to leave.

Our apartment community was also designed and developed with green living in mind, making it environmentally-friendly, as well.

Your apartment comes with stainless steel appliances, designer-selected carpeting, a gas stove, stone countertops, full-size washer and dryer appliances, recessed lighting, and other great features.

Our community offers you an outdoor kitchen, dining and lounge areas, a state-of-the-art fitness center and Pilates studio, a billiards room, and a business center with a coffee bar. Those are just a few of the fantastic things you can enjoy while living at The Plaza.

Our community was designed with your comfort in mind, so make the most of it. If there are great features or amenities you especially love here at The Plaza, share with your neighbors on our Facebook page.

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Run with the Jets 5K Race Near Foster City

September 24th, 2013

Looking for a unique 5K race near Foster City? Then don’t miss your chance to Run with the Jets this fall. Get out of your luxury Foster City apartment and get some exercise at this annual half marathon, which is a part of the California Half Marathon Series.

The run takes place on October 27, 2013 and leaves from Coyote Point Park, located at 1701 Coyote Point Drive. The scenic course takes you through the beautiful San Mateo Bay Trail for a 13.1-mile course. The winner of the race receives a free pair of running shoes.

Run a half marathon or a 5K in this fun race and enjoy the view of the water while you make your way along the trail. It’s $65 for the half marathon and $35 for the 5K, so register today to grab your spot.

Last year, this event brought out over 1000 runners. Have you ever ran a marathon race or a 5K before? Will you come out for this beautiful, fun event? Share your running experiences or find a training partner with a post on our Facebook page.

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Land That Corner Office: Corporate Employers Near Foster City

September 18th, 2013

MorgueFile

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If you want to live near a variety of corporations that are not only ranked highly with regard to popularity, profitability, and longevity, but also placed highly among the best places to work, the perfect place is The Plaza in Foster City.

At The Plaza Luxury Apartments, you are surrounded by great employers, ranging from Visa International and Franklin Templeton Funds to technological giant, Oracle, and the king of social media, Facebook.

Virgin America, Genentech, and the corporate headquarters of Google are all within a 20-minute drive from your home at The Plaza.

If you work at one of several local corporations, you are also eligible for a 50% discount on your deposit at The Plaza Apartments with our preferred employer program.

Not only are you working for one of the highest rated employers in the area or the country, but your employment also helps save you money at home.

If you’re looking for a new home, contact our leasing team at The Plaza for more information by calling 877-506-2678.

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Celebrate National Yoga Month at Our Wellness Center

September 12th, 2013

The Plaza

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Did you ever wonder about why people practice yoga? What does it really do for you? You can learn the answers to these and other questions right here in our own wellness center at The Plaza as we celebrate National Yoga Month.

For thousands of years, practitioners have sought to synchronize their bodies, minds, and spirits through meditation and exercise. The benefits to both physical and emotional health abound, including include stress management, proper breathing, proper diet, and positive mental attitude.

Our Foster City apartments with yoga classes have been offering this service and more since June. Our beautiful center includes massage therapy, yoga, Pilates, and more.

The Plaza represents the ultimate in onsite amenities to pamper you as well as help you stay in shape. Our wellness spa is staffed by both a massage therapist and esthetician, while our wellness center provides personal training. For elegance and convenience, it’s difficult to imagine more.

If you would like to learn more about how to live better at The Plaza, follow us on FacebookInvite your friends to come for a tour. We would be delighted to show them the property and all that it has to offer the discerning resident.

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Healthy Restaurants Near Foster City with Greener Ingredients

September 10th, 2013

LYFE Kitchen

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There are many benefits of eating green, including a healthy body and contributing to the sustainability of the environment. Exploring new green food options is a lot of fun.

Are you looking for good healthy restaurants near Foster City to take your family out to for a delicious meal? Try these wonderful places!

Flea Street Cafe serves delectable and sustainable dinners.  The rotational menu showcases regional wines and locally farmed foods. Everything is sustainable, from the tasty appetizers to the decadent desserts.

The Roots Restaurant, located at the Orchard Garden Hotel in San Francisco, is known for its fresh, organic food. The fusion-style dinner menu includes naturally raised meats and sustainably caught seafood. The restaurant serves wines from all over the world, too.

If you are looking for more than just dinner, try Lyfe Kitchen. This restaurant serves breakfast and lunch, too. Lyfe Kitchen is known for serving local, sustainable foods whenever possible in a fast, timely manner. Lyfe Kitchen focuses on healthy, tasty meals that your whole family is sure to love.

Do you have any favorite healthy restaurants in Foster City to share with us? Post about it on our Facebook page.

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Online Search Tools for Electronic Recycling in Foster City

September 4th, 2013

Earth911

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Your home at The Plaza comes with apartment and community features for convenient and comfortable living. However, learning about recycling in Foster City is an essential step to “responsible” apartment living.

Your first step to green living is to use all of the resources that are already available; head out to our community business and media center, and find all of the best local programs to recycle your electronics online:

  • Call2Recycle, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides free battery and cell phone recycling program, funded by environmentally responsible battery and product manufacturers. You only need to enter your location, and Call2Recycle will find the nearest battery recycling station.
  • Greener Gadgets is CEA’s electronics recycle program locator that also offers a variety of resources about green and sustainable living. Apart from tips on buying green and living green, you can also make a full use of their energy calculator tool.
  • At Earth911, you can find programs for recycling vehicle parts, batteries, home renovation materials such as paint, glass, gardening products, plastic, paper, and even hazardous materials, on top of electronics recycling programs. Just enter your location or the items you want to recycle, and you will get a list of recycling programs near your home.

Another giant step toward green apartment living is to connect with the community and share your own tips and ideas about recycling, so “like” us on Facebook and share your thoughts with us. And don’t forget, recycling electronics can also earn you some extra change!

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