Full-Service Luxury and Expansive Outdoor Space Lead Amenity Trends for 2022
Luxury buyers and renters will spare no expense for convenience and comfort, and developers have responded accordingly.
The real estate frenzy kickstarted by the Covid-19 pandemic hasn’t just driven up home prices, it’s driven up luxury buyers’ expectations, as well.
“As far as developers we work with who are planning new communities, we’re saying to them, what used to be an upgrade is now expected,” said Michael Saunders, owner and founder of Michael Saunders & Co., a brokerage in Sarasota, Florida. “We’re advising them to raise the bar in terms of finishes.”
What does a raised bar look like for new developments headed into the new year? In many cases, white glove-level service, along with amenities that allow a building to fulfill nearly all functions of a resident’s day-to-day life, from work to fine dining to boutique fitness classes to expansive outdoor space.