Comprehensive list of amenities your residents really want

Comprehensive list of amenities your residents really want

Too often it is assumed that when searching for a new apartment home that final defining factors fall into the price, number of bedrooms and whether or not there is a pool.  With millennials moving out on their own, forsaking home ownership, and the upcoming generation preparing to be the largest in American history, amenities are becoming more and more important and apartment communities are hearing this.

Apartment communities are working to provide the very best in luxurious and convenient amenities to beat out the competition.  Here are the three reasons why having a luxury amenity will be invaluable in this “must-have” era.

1.       They indicate a high-quality community.  The new thinking is luxury apartment communities should feel more like a resort and less like just a place to live in. 

2.       They’re specifically made for a renter’s needs.

3.       It makes coming home fun.  With high-end amenities, residents don’t have to go far to have a great time.

So what are high-end amenities?  Here is a comprehensive list.

1.       Convenient location

2.       On-site restaurants

3.       On-site retail

4.       Swimming pool

5.       P[;/’Sundeck

6.       Controlled access parking

7.       Bike parking

8.       Community lounge with coffee

9.       24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center

10.   Virtual concierge app

11.   Security access

12.   Pet-friendly

13.   Grilling stations

14.   Oversized balconies

15.   Business center

16.   Private meeting rooms

17.   Nest thermostat

18.   USB outlets

19.   Keyless entry

20.   Washer and dryers in all units

21.   Private bedrooms and bathrooms

22.   Stainless steel appliances

23.   Ceiling fans

24.   TV included

25.   Wi-fi included

26.   Utilities included

27.   Quartz countertops and backsplashes

28.   Private patios and balconies

29.   Dining rooms

30.   Clubhouse with lounge

31.   Cyber lounge with computers

32.   Conference rooms

33.   Resort-style pool and courtyard

34.   Screening/movie room

35.   Online rent payments

36.   Custom cabinetry and kitchen islands

37.   Custom colored accent walls

38.   Dual Sinks

39.   Frameless shower doors

40.   Luxury bathrooms with stone countertops

41.   High ceilings

42.   Oversized soaking tubs

43.   Plush carpeting in bedrooms

44.   Walk-in closets

45.   Wood-style flooring in living and dining areas

46.   Computer desks

47.   Roof-top terraces

48.   Fire Pits

49.   Movie theater

50.   Toddler room

51.   Sun tanning salon

52.   Multi-purpose game room

53.   Spa

54.   Indoor basketball

55.   Wine cellar

56.   Gift wrapping station

57.   Feng Shui parks

58.   Walter Filters

59.   Planting garden

60.   Outdoor showers

61.   Personal tanning

62.   Hair and nail salons

63.   Dog parks

64.   Library

65.   Food shopping

66.   Sound-proof music jam room

67.   Greater amount of storage

68.   Electric car charging stations

69.   Recycling service

70.   Trash valet

71.   Golf simulators

72.   Co-working space

73.   Living green walls

74.   Putting green

75.   Lake

76.   Life-sized chessboard

77.   Cooking classes

78.   “Smart” sensors for lighting and temperature

79.   Valet parking

80.   Indoor mailboxes and mobile package alerts

There are as many amenities as there are residents that demand them.  Gone are the days of just prize and size as the only factor in whether or not they choose you as their next living space.  Make your property a place they not only want to live but play and relax and you’ll have dedicated residents flocking to you. 

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