The beginning of the year is usually filled with resolutions, goals, and lists. In that tradition, we wanted to list some of the top community amenities trends we’re seeing.
The top four community amenities shown below are based on feedback from our customers and industry research. Not surprisingly, all of these amenities focus on the lifestyle that individuals want.
Staying active and healthy is an important part of the HHHunt lifestyle. That priority is why our communities include an abundance of active lifestyle amenities. Our apartment communities, for example, boast cutting-edge fitness centers, such as Auston Grove in Raleigh, NC. Plus, our Providence new home community, located in Virginia between Fredericksburg and Richmond, recently opened a new sports court and an outdoor amphitheater. These amenities have become very popular and highlight the demand for active living.
Belonging to a community is about more than a house or apartment. What makes a community special are the people who call it home. Social spaces for neighbors to gather together and make lasting memories will be a top amenity trend this year. This trend gained momentum in recent years and will be even bigger in 2018. Despite the influx of virtual social spaces, people still crave face-to-face interaction. Community pools and clubhouses that are designed to encourage gatherings, like those at our Abberly Southpoint apartment community in Fredericksburg and White Hall new home community in Williamsburg, will be popular features.
All About Pets
We can’t forget about pets because they are truly members of our family. Pet amenities are increasingly requested in new communities. HHHunt Homes now offers specialized pet stations as a new home option to ensure four-legged friends have the care and comfort they need. Our apartment communities, like Abberly Market Point in Greenville, SC, often include dog parks and pet spas for the pampered pooch.
Green Features and Outdoor Spaces
Similar to the focus on active lifestyles, residents in our apartment communities and homeowners in our new home communities are looking for green features, such as open outdoor spaces that can be used for enjoying a picnic or playing with friends. Walking trails and paths are very popular as well. Holloway, our new home community in Richmond, has an outdoor play area and huge treehouse!
These are the four big trends in community amenities that we’re seeing for 2018. As we noted above, the common theme among them is encouraging active and social lifestyles.
We believe it’s how you live that matters and choosing the lifestyle that best suits you is important. Finding a community to call home that includes the amenities you desire most will make your home even more special.
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