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Multi-Family Fitness Centers has become the #1 Amenity

December 19, 2017

By far, the most upgraded community-wide amenity since 2014 has been the multi-family fitness center. Recent research finds that 46 percent of tenants are willing to pay a premium for complexes that have group fitness classes  in addition to on-site gyms.  Top-notch, customized exercise equipment can vastly improve tenant interactions and a sense of community in your multi-family apartment or condo complex. Having a friendly, uncluttered neighborhood fitness center is also priceless for municipal relations. 
As you’ve probably recognized, the modern family fitness center has changed dramatically over the last 25 years  and an ancient, drab ill-equipped multi-family exercise space is a serious obstacle to any apartment complex’s appeal. Tenants can head next door.

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Signs of a Healthy Residential Fitness Center

You choose the best equipment

For branding and safety, the need for high-quality commercial exercise equipment is mandatory. By using easily recognized, top-of-the-line equipment, multi-family groups differentiate themselves from competing apartment units.

You know your budget but aim high.

Installation costs for a multi-family fitness centers vary greatly, depending on the type and amount of fitness equipment you need, square footage, budget goals and multiple design factors. 

You say it on social media

Follow or re-Tweet your favorite fitness instructors or trainers, enter contests at the gym and Comment” on social channels to offer encouragement. For example, Opti-Fit partners with the equipment company Matrix Fitness, which has a fun social media platform that allows members to motivate and congratulate each other on meeting exercise milestones.  Opti-Fit design teams can help conceptualize your fitness space or dream wellness center with 2D and 3D imaging technology.  Click here for a free demonstration.