SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — Garden Communities has begun pre-leasing for the townhome phase of The Metropolitan in Springfield. The Metropolitan offers 47 townhomes in two- and three-bedroom floor plans. Monthly rents for the townhomes begin at $6,945. The first units are expected to be ready for occupancy before the end of 2023. Future project phases include a 223-unit apartment building and 5,000 square feet of retail space. Amenities include a daytime concierge, coffee bar, community room, co-working spaces, fitness center, EV chargers, a pool and an outdoor kitchen.