If this week can be summarized in one word, it'd be: expansion.
From Camand Capital launching a $22mio 176-unit project in Reynoldstown, HPC a 3,000m2 space outside of Paris, The Collective securing a site in Dublin, Vivahouse announcing Maida location, big developers are now very aware of the potential behind coliving.
The near future will tell us how successful those large spaces will be.
Multigenerational is on its rise
As many as 41% of Americans buying a home are considering accommodating an elderly parent or an adult child, according to a survey conducted by John Burns Real Estate Consulting. An interesting view on the future of housing (read here).
UK Housing Minister speaks coliving
Eoghan Murphy spoke on Friday morning in favor of coliving. His biggest challenge is “not of increasing supply, which is happening now quite dramatically, but what we’re building and where”. After introducing changes in October 2017 to the minimum-apartment-size guidelines, developers have been criticized for abusing the ratio of shared and lived space. The question now becomes balancing quality of life and return on investment (read more here).
JLL releases major publication
The second edition of The Edge (download here) includes in-depth studies on protptech, micro-mobility, the sharing economy, and the industrial workplace. On-point industrial trends.
How multifamily models are evolving
Colorado Real Estate Journal covers how micro-units, co-living, corporate and short-term rentals, and single-family build-to-rent homes are evolving in the 21st century (read here).
Take a look inside The Collective's Canary Wharf
With a home cinema, swimming pool and stunning aesthetics, The Collective's new location (opening in July 2019) is rather eye-blowing (read here).
A model to build coliving spaces
The Conscious Coliving consultancy released its in-depth workshop on coliving conceptualization - from financial model to policy and regulations, this is a must-read for your own design process (read here).
10 Coliving Initiatives That Need To Be Built 💡
Who is going to build the first coliving accelerator program, resident global pass, community manager training service and Tinder for coliving space founders? These are the top coliving ideas I believe will make a difference (discover here).
“Cohabitation isn’t new. What is new is people trying to find the market opportunity and actually build a business out of it. And scaling while building a genuine community.”
- Jonathan Kalan, cofounder Unsettled
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