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22 Feb 2016

With the Canadian rental market in full demand with housing prices continuing to stay on the rise across Canada, condo and rental developers are taking notice and adding some pretty attractive incenti

With the Canadian rental market in full demand with housing prices continuing to stay on the rise across Canada, condo and rental developers are taking notice and adding some pretty attractive incentives and amenities to their properties to help attract renters.

If you’re looking to rent a condo or apartment, here are some properties showcasing some pretty amazing amenities which are worth checking out!

How Condo Developers and Property Owners are Attracting Today’s Renters

Apartments for rent in Toronto

66 Isabella

Location: 66 Isabella Street, Toronto, Ontario

If you’re looking for outstanding amenities, 66 Isabella has you covered. This  new rental development features completely modern suites with stylish finishings, walk-in closets, and ensuite bathrooms.

As if having your own gorgeous apartment wasn’t enough, you’ll also have in-suite laundry, central air conditioning, underground parking, a media room, an outdoor terrace, and a gardening centre, Yes, this is ALL right in the building.

Apartments for Rent in Toronto

Balliol Park

Location: 118 Balliol Street, Toronto, Ontario

Because the TTC isn’t always your friend, cut that commute and live the midtown lifestyle in Balliol Park! The development is brand new — with occupancies starting spring 2016 — so you know your place will be fresh and modern, with sleek interior style.

If you want to feel like you’re on vacation 24/7, Balliol Park is probably the place for you with its 24-hour concierge, rooftop and indoor pools, fitness centre, yoga studio, and screening room.

Apartments for Rent in Downtown Toronto

561 Sherbourne

Location: 561 Sherbourne  Street, Toronto, Ontario

Options, options and more options. They‘re all just steps from your door: trendy eateries, eclectic boutiques, emerging art galleries are all yours to explore. On Sherbourne area, anything and everything is possible. Want to zip around town or out of town? The TTC, DVP and Gardiner are there too.

Amenities at this location include:

  • Theater Room
  • Gym
  • Yoga Area
  • Multi purpose room
  • Games room
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Lounge/Library
  • Concierge

Apartments for Rent in Toronto

Alto Rentals

Location: 1544 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario

Alto Rentals is a stunning new rental building located at 1544 Dundas Street West in Toronto’s Little Portugal and is the first non-smoking rental property in Toronto!

Amenities at Alto include:

  • State-of-the-art fitness facility
  • Roof-top Terrace and BBQ area
  • Lounge
  • 24/7 on-site management
  • Bullfrogpowered
  • Secure underground parking
  • Car share program
  • Property bicycles

Apartments for Rent in Vancouver

The Lauren

Location: 1051 Broughton Street, Vancouver, BC

Take advantage of Vancouver’s climate and ocean views by living in a building that makes the most of its environment. The Lauren’s suites are built with the incredible views in mind — with large, strategic windows. Modern touches like granite countertops and stainless steel appliances make these apartments a stylish place to call home.

For those craving pleasing aesthetics, The Lauren features beautiful architecture and design. It was built to fit in with the surrounding neighbourhood and its history. This community-driven building also features an outdoor dining area and communal garden.

In the current rental market, renters have the luxury of being more discernible when finding their new home. Developers and property owners are going the extra mile and adding some incredible extra touches to their suites and sought-after amenities to their buildings. Start researching your new rental by checking out Canada’s #1 apartment finder – RentSeeker.ca or by visiting a property’s website — you’ll be able to find information on their suites, buildings, and neighbourhood. Take notes and compare before you make appointments to see suites in person. Soon enough, you’ll be moving into home-sweet-home!