Amenity-Rich Tiny Apartments Intrigue Young Renters In Pittsburgh, Kansas City

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April 20, 2017

Already popular in dense coastal cities, tiny apartments are starting to spread inward to cities such as Milwaukee, Cleveland, Detroit, and Kansas City.

Realtor.com reports that developers believe that fully furnished tiny apartments are attractive options for younger renters even when cost isn’t the primary consideration.

Units might have only 300 square feet, but many developments have features such as maid service, high-speed internet, and a rooftop terraces.

The developers are gambling that such amenities will help set the units apart in a crowded marketplace, where a rush of new building is coming online despite ample supply of affordable older housing stock.

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