New York apartments with fire escapes

Co-living properties are growing in popularity and scope.

According to a feature by Christopher Mims in the Wall Street Journal, communities that plan out residents’ social lives and take care of all the little time wasting adult annoyances that pull at their attention after they punch out are fast carving out a niche for themselves in the multifamily market.

Alta+ is one such community in New York, and it is not unlike a dorm in its function and social structure.

Residents pay $1,800 a…