What is a Condo?

What is a condo? Some may respond by saying, “It’s like an apartment, but you own it.” Others may answer with, “It’s like a home, but without a yard.” While both of these are somewhat true, when deciding between a condo vs apartment, there is a lot more to the ... Read More...

Top Condo Trends for Buyers

Condo owners - whether millennials buying their first home or downsizing empty nesters – like all homeowners are looking for something more than mere shelter. Jennifer Goodman, writing for Multifamilyexecutive.com (3 Up-and-Coming Condo Trends), says that buyers want “distinctive amenities without having to leave the property.” San Diego designer, Jules Wilson, ... Read More...

What Amenities do Residents Truly Desire?

What amenities do residents truly desire? Lindsay Hyde, in a recent article in MHN, focused on the “amenities arms race”, whereby developers and property owners look to attract buyers by offering increasingly elaborate and creative amenity packages. However, items such as personal cabanas, rooftop pools, and doggie day care centers ... Read More...

Condo Concierges Help Create a Sense of Community

Developers are offering a wide variety of incentives to entice buyers to their properties. Over the top amenities, such as state-of-the-art fitness centers with yoga and pilates classes, lap pools, free car service and automated car parking are becoming the rule rather than the exception. Concierge services are another way ... Read More...

Developers Target Buyers with Recreation and Relaxation

In some of the latest moves to attract millennial buyers to their luxury condo projects, developers are serving up unusual amenities – think athletic offerings such as rock climbing walls, bowling alleys, and ice skating rinks. Extreme examples include soccer fields, simulated golf greens, and even FlowRider technology for surfing. As ... Read More...

Millennials Expect Amenities

Multi-family property owners are relying on millennials to keep vacancy low and renewals high - along with a steady stream of revenue. As for the millennials, there are two key items – location and amenities. Developers have known this for some time and focused on the importance of premium amenities ... Read More...