The Onyx at 600
The Onyx at 600 (formerly Spring Lake Apartments, Emerald Parc Apartments, The Oaks at Springville Apartments or The Oaks) is a 232-unit, 203,230 square foot apartment complex located on Earline Circle between Parkway East and Springville Road in the Spring Lake neighborhood in Birmingham's Huffman community.
The apartments were constructed in 1973 and extensively remodeled in 2006 and 2007. Most units have two bedrooms with 1 or 1.5 baths and rent for $535-560/month. The complex, listed for sale by David Oakley's Oakley Group in 2009 for $8.8 million. Mark Luther's Outland Investments sold the complex to an investment group affiliated with Broadview Acquisitions and Management in July 2013 for $5.1 million. The deal was brokered by Hendricks-Berkadia of Horsham, Pennsylvania. Rhodium Capital Advisors acquired the complex in 2020 for $9.4 million.
Eight units were heavily damaged and others received moderate damage during a two-alarm fire on June 3, 2009. A fatal shooting occurred at the complex on January 3, 2012. Two homicides were reported at the complex in 2016 and another in January 2017.
- Poe, Ryan (July 8, 2013) "Center Point apartments sell for $5.1M." Birmingham Business Journal
- Van der Bijl, Hanno (January 28, 2020) "NYC investor acquires Birmingham multifamily property for $9.4M." Birmingham Business Journal