Monday, 4 May 2009

Families moving into downtown condos around the world. Sidebars NOT used in May 2nd Toronto Star story


What are downtown condos projects offering parents in other cities?

• Singapore's Capital Land builder has constructed over 40 family friendly condo projects. Their new 420-unit Clearwater Condominiums has: a children's playground, family fitness corner, children's pool, karaoke room, rooftop BBQ, a kid's space net and outdoor maze. Their Waverina has an outdoor wave pool.
• The downtown Denver 42-unit Zocalo Condominiums opened in 2006. The building includes a small city police station at street level.
• Daniels Capital Condominium in Mississauga has two 30-story high-rise condo towers and a few three-storey family friendly villas. It has a Hollywood style home theatre, barbecue patios and indoor pool. At street level there is a dental practice, a walk-in medical clinic and a pharmacy (which delivers to your condo door). Mississauga Living Arts Centre right across the road.
• Craig's Ranch, a planned community in Texas includes, homes, soon-to-be built condominiums, recreational complexes (baseball diamonds, soccer fields, riding trails and golf courses) and a state-of-the-art medical clinic and a 24-bed boutique hospital. Condo residents as part of their monthly fee will are to receive annual physicals and 6-month home doctor visits.
• Daikyo Incorporated, one of Japan's largest urban centre condominium builders proudly displays its company motto on all brochures and webpages. The motto roughly translates as: "Families First."
• Kuala Lumpur's luxurious Festa project (1,099 units) are offering suites with 5-bedrooms and 6-bathrooms for large families. The development includes a community hall, a kindergarten, playgrounds, BBQ areas, convenience shops, and a library.
• The upscale 202-suite Vancouver condo complex Atelier on Robson includes, a rooftop garden, a fitness studio featuring a "yoga patio", and a 37-space child-care centre.

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