The Vantage Point complex has 679 condos, and at the end of August the owners said that they had about 200 renters living there when they suspended sales.
You don’t always need window coverings in a high-rise, but it doesn’t look like anyone is living in the north tower, judging by these photos taken yesterday. They had segregated the complex into separate phases, hoping to earn Fannie/Freddie approval on smaller sections at a time. But the spokesman said they were “not getting the traction we’d hoped for”, so they shut down the sales and are returning deposits to the 40 buyers they did procure.
BOTTOM HALF OF NORTH SIDE:
TOP LEFT HALF OF NORTH SIDE:
EAST SIDE (looking west) The entire north tower looks vacant:
From the U-T article:
Tom Brown, a retired Marine who had planned on buying a one-bedroom unit on the sixth floor for $270,000, had been renting in Vantage Pointe since last December while he waited for his escrow to close. He says he’s disappointed that the condo purchase will not come to pass but praised the developer for promising to not only return his $2,700 deposit but also pay him $8,000 for the federal first-time buyer tax credit that he now will no longer be able to get because it has expired.