FACILITIES such as swimming pools, playgrounds and gyms used to be the stock standard amenities in condominiums. But these days developers are spicing up their offerings.
Treats that have been a mainstay at luxury projects are being offered in the mass market estates as firms strive to differentiate themselves in an increasingly competitive environment.
The eCo in Tanah Merah, which launched in September, has community plots for residents to grow fruit and vegetables as well as a rain garden to collect and recycle rain water.
Echelon in Alexandra View, a mass market project that previewed this month, comes complete with a sky gym, a yoga terrace and spa lounges.
Residents of selected units at Heron Bay, an executive condominium project in Upper Serangoon, will be able to unwind in their own private pools that come with jacuzzis.
The developer of CityLife, an upcoming executive condominium in Tampines, is counting on resort- style amenities to reel in buyers.
It is offering features like a concierge service, a 100m infinity pool and a variety of landscaped aromatherapy and sky gardens.