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Los Angeles residential developments are pumping up gym amenities
Los Angeles residential developments are pumping up gym amenities

Apartment dwellers are no longer content with a StairMaster and some hand weights in a basement room. A new and upcoming crop of condos offers enticements such as Spin classes, Pilates, juice bars and concierges ready to arrange personal training sessions. "There have been changing demands in what consumers want in their living spaces, and that is increasingly being reflected in the fitness amenities," said Josh Lloyd, vice president for the West region of the national residential developer Wood Partners, whose newest project is 8th+Hope in downtown Los Angeles. "People are moving away from a standard gym with fitness equipment towards interactive classes, and we wanted to...