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Tiny units, but with luxury extras, are newest South End housing strategy

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A 14-story coliving apartment building is being proposed at Ink Block in the South End.
A 14-story coliving apartment building is being proposed at Ink Block in the South End. ELKUS MANFREDI

In their ongoing quest to cater to affluent young urbanites, developers have come up with a new idea inspired by the age-old concept of cohousing.

And in this one, they will even change the sheets for its residents.

Newton-based National Development and Ollie, a New York-based real estate operator, are planning a 14-story “coliving” apartment building at the Ink Block complex in the South End. Think luxury amenities with lots of social activities, but for residents of real small units — a cross between a fancy college dorm and the super-luxe condo buildings, but aimed mainly at 20-somethings too busy to spend much time in their homes.

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