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Moontower v. Kenect Phoenix: Which Apartment near Downtown Phoenix is Right for Me?

By Germanie

With the extensive amount of apartment complexes available in downtown Phoenix, it can be overwhelming to navigate all that each property has to offer and which one will be right for you and your roommates.

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With various floor plans to explore, state-of-the-art amenities and a convenient location to Roosevelt Row, we know Moontower will make an amazing home for our future residents. However, we know there are other options for those hoping to live in a similar location and amenities. In order to help you narrow down your options and understand what each property has to offer, we’ve made a side-by-side comparison between Moontower and Kenect Phoenix to evaluate the basics, location, amenities, pricing and floor plans.

An image of Fleet Coffee & Cocktails crowded with people inside of Moontower.

Pictured is Fleet Coffee & Cocktails, a spot in Moontower where residents can start their day with a morning coffee and end their day with a favorite cocktail. Fleet offers drinks, matcha, and pastries.

Comparing Downtown Phoenix Apartments: Moontower vs. Kenect Phoenix

Property Moontower Kenect Phoenix
Address 811 N. 3rd Street 355 N. Central Avenue
Year Built 2023 2022
Number of Stories  24 23
Distance from Roosevelt Row 6-minute walk 12-minute walk

The Basics

Let’s take a look at the basics. 


Address: 811 N 3rd St. Phoenix, AZ

Year Built: 2023

Number of Units: 326

Number of Stories: 24

Kenect Phoenix

Address: 355 N. Central Avenue

Year Built: 2022

Number of Units: 320

Number of Stories: 23



Moontower Exterior rendering

Exterior rendering of Moontower Phoenix

Located at 811 N 3rd Street, Moontower is only one block from Roosevelt Row, home to First Fridays and other fun community events, as well the Downtown Phoenix Farmers Market.

Popular Phoenix hot spots, including Matt’s Big Breakfast, The Nash Jazz Club, and Nam Pik are just a few minutes walk away. It’s also located near other downtown Phoenix apartments, including Altura and The Stewart.

Kenect Phoenix

Exterior image of Kenect Phoenix apartment.

Photo courtesy of RSP.

Located on the corner of N Central Avenue and W Polk Street, Kenect Phoenix is only a couple of blocks from many downtown hot spots.

Kenect Phoenix is across the street from the Civic Space Park, a popular downtown Phoenix park that offers plenty of green space for relaxation or play. Kenect Phoenix is just a few blocks from Cocina 10, Huss Brewery, and City Central Coffee.

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Both locations offer a wide range of amenities to suit the downtown lifestyle. To make the comparison process easier, we have created this chart of the amenities available at each location. 

Moontower Kenect Phoenix
Pool Deck
Hot Tub
Rooftop Bar
Grilling Area
Gym and Fitness Center
Connected Fitness Training
Yoga Studio
Pet Wash/Dog Spa
Coworking Spaces
Private Work Spaces
On-Site Coffee Shop

For more information on amenities, visit the amenities pages for Moontower and Kenect Phoenix

Kenect Phoenix pool deck image.

Photo courtesy of

Pricing and Floor Plans


Moontower has floor plan options ranging from studios to two-bedrooms. Pricing ranges from as low as $1,849 to $3,398 per person, per month depending on the floor plan type and availability. You can find current availability and pricing on our floor plan page.

Every unit comes fully furnished with stainless steel appliances, full-sized washer dryer, smart TV, ceiling fan, and premium Wi-Fi internet. The kitchen features elevated finishes and fixtures including white oak cabinets, brass hardware, marble-look quartz countertops, and zellige-inspired backsplash. 

Kitchen at Moontower in Phoenix, AZ.

Kitchens at Moontower are equipped with stainless steel appliances, including a full-sized fridge, oven and stove top, microwave and dishwasher. Pictured here is the Moonstone floorplan.

Kenect Phoenix

Kenect Phoenix offers floor plans ranging from studio to three-bedrooms. At the time of publication, pricing for these units range from around $1,455 to $2,290 per month depending on the floor plan and availability. 

Units can come unfurnished or furnished, with custom Kenect furniture options, along with stainless steel appliances, a washer and dryer, and an electronic key fob. The kitchen features a dishwasher, convection microwave, and grohe designer finishes.

Kenect Phoenix unit image.

Photo courtesy of Kenect Phoenix.

We hope this article will give you insight on these downtown Phoenix properties and help you decide which is best for you. If you have any questions about Moontower or downtown Phoenix living, contact our leasing staff! We would love to help you with your housing search.


Germanie is a Leasing Specialist at Moontower. She has 7 years of experience in sales, and 3 years of experience in multifamily leasing and marketing. In her free time, you'll find Germanie trying out new restaurants in downtown Phoenix or attending a yoga class.

October 06, 2023

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