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Watermark at First Creek

18493 Elmendorf Dr., Denver, Colorado

Project Type


Residential Units



Now Leasing



About the market

The Watermark at First Creek is located at the southwest corner of East 56th Street and Tower Road in eastern Denver, Colorado. This community is situated on 8.8 acres and features two four-story e-Urban® buildings housing 264 apartment homes.

The Greater Denver-Boulder market has a population of more than three million people, along with a vibrant and growing job market that historically, has posted consistent increases of 2-3% annually. The Watermark at First Creek is approximately 12 miles from Downtown Denver and just under 7 miles from Denver International Airport (DIA). The population within the immediate area is projected to grow rapidly over the next five years, reaching more than 70,000 by 2024.

First Creek’s location provides easy access to major area employers, including Denver International, Buckley Air Force Base, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Raytheon, Kaiser Permanente, and Gaylord of the Rockies hotel and convention center.

Convenient retail is nearby as well. One-half-mile north of First Creek is Green Valley Ranch Town Center, a neighborhood center anchored by Denver’s market leader, King Soopers supermarket. To the south along Tower Road is Gateway Park with Walmart, Home Depot, Best Buy, Bed Bath & Beyond, Office Depot and Petco. There are also larger regional malls within proximity, including Town Center at Aurora (6.5 miles south), a two-level enclosed shopping center with over one million square feet of GLA. Also close by is The Shops at Northfield Stapleton, a 1.2 million square foot retail town center with Macy’s, SuperTarget and Bass Pro Shops, and an array of other shopping and dining options.

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Additional Information

Apartment Amenities
  • Gourmet bar-kitchen with custom cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and built-in microwave, granite countertops, tile backsplash and pendant lighting
  • Nine-foot ceilings with designer light fixtures
  • Walk-in closets with washer & dryer in every apartment home
  • Granite countertops, garden tubs and framed mirrors in bathrooms
  • Private balconies and patios
Community Amenities
  • Detached garages and storage units available
  • Spacious clubhouse with pool table, TVs, kitchen, lounge area and coffee bar
  • Wi-Fi hot spots throughout clubhouse and pool area
  • 24-hour state-of-the-art strength and cardio center
  • Resort-style swimming pool with cabanas and entertainment area with outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor fire pit entertainment area
  • Sitting terrace with BBQ grills
  • 24-hour emergency maintenance
  • Valet trash service