Keeping fit 24/7 just got easier (Picture: nd3000)Many people would happily spend every waking minute in the gym.
Now it looks like that could be a reality, as Life Time, a fitness and well-being brand, want to make sure their ethos is right at the centre of their client’s lives by making the move to the property sector.
Life Time will start creating a series of residences across the States, with the first launching in Miami by 2020 with the theme being health focused and encompassing a variety of wellbeing facilities.
The luxury flats will be built next to new or existing Life Time fitness clubs, with membership to the gyms built into the monthly rents, and added access the other 140 locations when travelling.
The homes will be combined as a community space where residents can relax in the comfort of the their own homes, designed to create space and coziness.
Each ‘resort’ has a LifeCafe, complete with a delivery service to each apartment, pools, terrace and a dog park.
There will also be connected living, essentially a Smart Home, and a professional concierge to ‘make your life easier.’
The website reads: ‘From browsing fitness class schedules on your TV to controlling your home with the touch of a button, convenient smart home features help you focus on what’s important.’
Food is important to CEO Bahram Akradi, and he’s said to be thinking about what kind of food and retail is located nearby.
Eating healthy is Life Time CEOs main priority (Picture: fcafotodigital)Some of that will be predetermined by the existing landlord, but in some instances, Life Time will be able to plug in its own choices.
For instance, in Dallas, Life Time is building its residence and fitness center from the ground up and will be able to control which boutique and specialty retailers get placed in the development.
Akradi says he wants to make people’s lives a little less busy.
On average, Americans make roughly 10 trips per day per household, based on 2009 data from the Federal Highway Administration. Akradi says he wants his residents have to make fewer outbound trips.
He said: ‘You’ll probably still have a car, but you’ll probably only make four to five trips [a day]. The rest you can walk to.’
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