Toronto residents who want to work on their own podcast or pamper their pets would never have to leave their apartment building if they live in a future condo development.
Verge Condos in Etobicoke, which is being developed by RioCan Living, is a two-building, 545-unit project that will rise to 17 and 11 floors, respectively, amassing over 30,000 square feet of residential and commercial space.
In an attempt to attract residents to a modern world, the building is optimizing its space to include what research has shown are the current needs of residents. And in the age of working from home, that means soundproof offices, meeting rooms, and phone booths.
And for all digital content creation needs, there will be a fully equipped video studio with rolling backgrounds and green screens, as well as an audio recording studio that can be used for podcasts or other presentations. .
There will also be a focus on wellness, with building amenities including a yoga and meditation studio, fitness center, party room, lounge bar, and outdoor lounge with game play. pucks. And it is well known that Torontonians really love their pets, so there will be a pet spa as well.
“We wanted to recognize how important our homes have become over the past year by bringing unique moments and distinctiveness to every area of Verge,” said Anwar Mekhayech, founding partner of DesignAgency, who designed the interiors. of the project. “
“Verge’s collaborative workspace and content studio are a practical response to the growing importance of video and audio capture and a reflection of new hybrid working models. And they can easily serve as a space for creating fun, social, or having fun with friends content. It’s a matter of flexibility and inspiration.
The building is slated to open this summer and anyone interested in living here can register online for more information.