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MBK Rental Living Announces Pre-Leasing at Solar-Powered Sonoma County Apartment Community

The Haven at Deer Creek in Petaluma offers 134 three-story one- and two-bedroom apartments

PETALUMA, Calif. – MBK Rental Living, a leading innovator in private real estate development in California, announced the commencement of pre-leasing at The Haven at Deer Creek. This brand-new, Class-A residential community boasts 134 thoughtfully designed apartments in highly sought-after Petaluma, CA. Featuring both three-story garden style and three-story podium style apartments, The Haven at Deer Creek’s buildings are solar-powered for maximum efficiency. The community’s grand opening is anticipated for Summer 2024. Hard hat tours are being held now by appointment.

“We are thrilled to introduce The Haven at Deer Creek to Petaluma, a thriving city within a region experiencing significant housing demand,” said Ken McCarren, President of MBK Rental Living. “These residences prioritize both comfort and sustainability, offering residents a luxurious, yet laid-back environment with exceptional access to San Francisco, Napa, and the broader Bay Area.”

The Haven at Deer Creek features 134 one- and two-bedroom apartments ranging from approximately 720 to 1,202 square feet. Each unit showcases a modern, Spanish-inspired interior design scheme. Residents will enjoy open floor plans with ample natural light, stainless-steel appliances, wood-style plank flooring, quartz countertops, ceiling fan, kitchen tile backsplashes, undermount stainless steel sinks, private patios or balconies, in-unit washer and dryers, and double-pane, low-E windows for optimal energy efficiency.

Beyond the individual residences, the community boasts an impressive array of amenities, including an expansive outdoor living area features a hot tub, grilling stations, a pizza oven, and a welcoming fireplace; all overlooking the scenic Deer Creek and Petaluma’s vibrant Art Walk.  The thoughtfully designed Resident Lounge offers a fireplace, communal tables, dedicated work-from-home areas, a pool table, and a fully equipped entertainer’s kitchen.

Strategically located at 459 N. McDowell Blvd. in Petaluma, The Haven at Deer Creek provides residents with effortless access to Highway 101, a direct connection to Sonoma County’s renowned wine country and the greater Bay Area. Santa Rosa sits just 17 miles north, while San Francisco is a convenient 40 miles south. Furthermore, the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Trail Station is only three miles away, offering residents a sustainable mode of transportation.

The Haven at Deer Creek positions residents close to a thriving job market encompassing information technology, healthcare, and a variety of other industries. Additionally, they can enjoy the charm and culinary delights of Petaluma’s highly acclaimed downtown restaurant scene.

“With The Haven at Deer Creek, MBK Rental Living is proud to contribute to the City of Petaluma’s impressive growth and enrich the communities we are developing in,” said Ken McCarren. “This community embodies our ‘With Our World’ philosophy, incorporating sustainable elements like EV charging stations, solar panels, drought-resistant landscaping, and more.”

For more information and to inquire about pre-leasing opportunities, please visit

About MBK Rental Living

MBK Rental Living is active in the acquisition and development of apartment communities. The company’s mission is to be the preeminent lifestyle developer focusing on creating communities that deliver value for their residents, partners, and investors. Throughout its more than 30-year history, MBK has earned a reputation for delivering award-winning customer satisfaction in housing that is innovative in design, comfort, sustainability, and craftsmanship, all at an excellent value. MBK Rental Living is a division of MBK Real Estate Ltd., the U.S. real estate development arm of Mitsui & Co., Ltd., a global trading and investment company with a diversified business portfolio. MBK Real Estate’s companies span a wide spectrum of real estate development including apartments, industrial, and their senior housing divisions. With Our World is brought to you by MBK Rental Living, a leader in developing environmentally and socially responsible communities. MBK is on a mission to make apartment living planet-friendly with its comprehensive program which seamlessly blends conscious design with high performance to provide healthier, more comfortable living environments for our residents. MBK Rental Living is headquartered in Irvine, California. Corporate offices are located at 4 Park Plaza Suite 1700, Irvine, CA 92614; or visit their website at