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June 17, 2014

Student Housing: Goodbye Bunk Beds, Hello Bowling Alleys

Rental Housing
Student Housing Amenities

Did you know that apartments geared for college students feature many amenities that could include flat screen TVs, coffee bars, bowling alleys and golf simulators?

Leasing student apartments is a competitive business where owners use a mix of amenities to attractive tenants.

Long gone are the scratched bunk beds and shag carpet found in the 1970s. This decade, developers are experimenting with Smart Boards in group study rooms, Starbucks cafes, gathering rooms in clubhouses, pools, hot tubs, movie theaters, tanning beds, pool tables, fitness centers, computer labs and free WiFi service.

What's next? Maybe it's on-site doggie daycare complete with bathing stations which already are found in some upscale non-student communities.

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