by Gene Rebeck
One thing the pandemic taught us (as if we needed the lesson): People need community. They want to meet their neighbors, and they want to spend time with them.
Developers and managers know they need to provide community-building amenities if they want to attract renters by choice. Those who have been successful are designing common spaces mindfully, listening to their residents so they can offer the kinds of amenities the residents are craving, and then actively programming those amenities through an involved and energetic on-site team.
Read Gene Rebeck’s article in the Multifamily Executive.