The co-living market: contexts, expectations and opportunities
Curiosity Is Keys
If you're looking for a granular explanation of “what is coliving” followed by a detailed breakdown of the global coliving market and various business models, look no further because this report has you covered.
The Rise of Co-Living: Designing for Communal Life
Design expert Eric Baldwin examines the spatial design of eight different coliving buildings from across the world, complete with stunning pictures and a description of the unique elements of each community.
Co-Tech: Innovating Coliving with Technology
The fifth version of Coliving Insights focuses on how technology has changed the way we live and how coliving operators can best use technology to improve their business model and living experience for their members.
Proptech's Next Frontier: Shared Housing
Atticus LeBlanc, the CEO of coliving company PadSplit, presents a convincing article on why shared living solutions are poised for growth in the coming years and how technology can help facilitate that growth.
Coliving Apps & Tech Guide
Curious about what technology solutions exist to help support coliving operators? This in depth report from Conscious Coliving explores nearly the entire spectrum of technology available to coliving operators from property management systems to technology solutions to support resident and staff wellbeing.
The Case for Coliving PropTech Investment
Is investing in property technology companies a good idea? This article from Matt Brumback makes the case that the Real Estate industry is in prime position to be disrupted, shared living solutions such as coliving are poised for growth, and thus, investing in technologies to support the coliving movement is a sound strategy.
How Technology Is Shaping The Future Of The Co-Living Sector
This piece from Ankit Gupta provides a high level review of the main ways in which technology can help enable the coliving movement including improved security, a seamless tenant experience (from digital tours to paying rent), and helping to build robust communities.
Smart coliving: Technology and coliving
Carlos de la Lama-Noriega
Another great resource from coliving guru Carlos de la Lama-Noriega, this piece covers two unique technologies that can vastly improve how coliving operators gather data to measure KPIs and improve their living experience: IoT sensors and chatbots.
5 Must-Have Technologies for Coliving Operators
Coliving expert Caterina Maiolini published a list of 5 technologies that coliving operators should strongly consider adopting: access control tech, camera surveillance, booking systems, property management tech, and community apps.
Co-living: An effective solution for growing needs of tenants
Kahraman Yigit, the CEO of Olive by Embassy, shares the elements of coliving that resonate the most with tenants in India - namely the demand for a spirit of community and an affordable and comfortable living environment.
Draft Housing SEPP released, reducing housing opportunities
Aaron Gadiel, a Partner at Australian law firm Mills Oakley, provides an in-depth analysis of proposed housing legislation in New South Wales called State Environmental Planning Policy (Housing) 2021. In this article Gadiel makes the argument that the proposed policy aimed at increasing housing supply would actually reduce housing opportunities without significant changes.
With tech and innovation, co-living sector may thrive in 2022
Swapnali Bhosale Kadam
It’s no secret that the global pandemic has had a big impact on the coliving industry. This piece from The Economic Times describes how the innovative and tech-forward tendencies of coliving operators could position them to see explosive growth in 2022.
The Coliving (R)Evolution: Design Thinking, Growth-Driven Design & Technology
As the world starts to fully feel the effects of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the way we think about living spaces will need to change. This well-written article from Spatial Experience makes the case that design thinking and growth-driven design can ensure that the coliving industry successfully adapts to future technological innovations.
Co-Living as a Rental Home Experience: Smart Home Technologies and Autonomy
Nils Ehrenberg and Turkka Keinonen
An academic paper from the Design School at Aalto University in Finland, this resource provides an in-depth analysis on how modern smart home technologies can and will change the way people live in coliving communities.
The Better Coliving project from IKEA is an application to assist roommates to better “communicate, organize, and simplify your lives together.” If you’re currently living with roommates, give the app a try to see if it can help alleviate some common roommate friction points.