Category: HOA Living

Community Building Next Generation Playgrounds
2009 May Next Generation Playgrounds

Unfortunately, what was fun for us at the time was also pretty dangerous. Children often fell off the teeter-totters, slides and monkey bars onto rock-hard asphalt or concrete surfaces, jacket strings got entangled on slides and merry-go…

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Community Building Shoestring Socials
2009 May Shoestring Socials

Americans today are working harder and spending more time on the job these days. And when they finally arrive home at night, they tend to turn on their computers, iPods or televisions as their primary source of entertainment. In fact, …

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Community Building Summer's Almost Here?!?!
2009 May Summer's Almost Here?!?!

Oh, those lazy dog days of summer, lounging beside the pool with a cool drink and a good book, the scent of suntan lotion drifting through the air. Most who are fortunate enough to have a condominium pool know the enjoyment that it can …

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Community Building What's Old is New
2009 May What's Old is New

Condominium managers, boards and residents have long known the benefits of clustered housing. They know first-hand what it is like to live in a community with others. They've been able to enjoy the smaller ecological footprint of highe…

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Buildings New Haven: Going For The Prize
2008 May New Haven: Going For The Prize

Like any urban area, New Haven, Connecticut, has its share of challenges. Unlike some, however, this city tends to tackle its issues head-on, with an inspiring creativity and determination, as well as with success. Twice in the past…

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Buildings What's New in Indoor Amenities
2008 May What's New in Indoor Amenities

Some people want their homes to be tranquil havens: soft colors and fabrics, cushy furniture, and an organized place for all their belongings. Others want a festive or whimsical feel in their homes with colored walls, funky art, and uniq…

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Buildings What's Hot in Exterior Amenities?
2008 May What's Hot in Exterior Amenities?

What makes one condominium fly off the market and another sit stagnant for months? Do condo communities with amenities like sprawling clubhouses, sparkling pools, and concierge service still entice buyers regardless of what the units loo…

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Buildings Clubhouse for Rent
2008 May Clubhouse for Rent

Riding stables, tennis courts, boat slips—the recreational facilities at some communities are downright dazzling. At New Seabury on Cape Cod, seemingly endless stretches of beach, ponds and peninsulas are supplemented with restaurants, l…

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Buildings Spa Condos' Raise the Amenities Bar
2008 May Spa Condos' Raise the Amenities Bar

In the competitive high-end downtown Boston condominium market, the gold standard for amenities can be summed up in two simple words: room service. By pairing luxury hotels with condominiums, pioneering projects such as the Residences at…

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Buildings Splish, Splash!
2008 May Splish, Splash!

With winter finally behind us and summer just around the corner, New Englanders are happy to be shedding their winter gear for shorts and t-shirts and, before we know it, swimsuits. But before that first belly flop into the sparkling cle…

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