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Toronto condos are getting more creative in how they market themselves– some offer a free month's rent, a Porsche car with the purchase and others put in a TikTok Studio.

Queensway and Islington, in Etobicoke, is getting a new two-tower condo called Verge, created by RioCan with Millenials and Gen Z in mind.


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The condo will have 545 residences spanning over two condos with one standing 17 storeys high and the other 11 storeys with content-driven common spaces.

According to a press release, RioCan heavily researched potential demographics for what they would want in-building amenities and apparently what the people want is, '[...]smart living, wellness and creative work from home spaces including home offices, meeting rooms, soundproof phone booths and a fully-equipped, video-ready content studio with pull-down backdrops and green screens, as well as an audio-recording studio for podcasts and other presentations."

DesignAgnecy will be crafting the condos co-working space and content studio interiors to, "[...] double as a space for creating fun, social content or having fun with friends, " says Anwar Mekhayech, founding partner of DesignAgency.

Along with the perfect room to create your TikToks or work on your next award-winning podcast the building will also have a pet spa, yoga studio, fitness centre, cocktail lounge, and more.

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