The pandemic process, which caused radical changes in many areas of life, also reshaped housing preferences. Like the earthquake resistance criterion that came after the Great Marmara earthquake, healthy living criteria are now on the agenda of consumers. With nearly 30 years of experience in the construction industry, Şua İnşaat's Chairman of the Board of Directors Nimetullah Kaya said that the consumers have larger balconies, garden and social areas than before, with an additional room that can also be used as a study, and healthy He explained that they showed interest in housing projects with ventilation systems, built with quality and environmentally friendly materials.
With the pandemic, most of the companies switched from home to work and education moved to online platforms, causing people to spend more time at home. This transformation also led to changes in consumers' housing preferences. Nimetullah Kaya, Chairman of Şua İnşaat Board of Directors, who said that these changes will affect wider masses more rapidly in the near future, said, “In the coming period, projects with less floors, wide and balconies, green areas and useful parking spaces will be preferred in the housing sector. We can say that the real estate sector is currently returning to its concept of 30 years ago ”.
French balconies are replaced by larger balconies
Expressing that healthy living criteria are at the forefront in changing housing expectations, Kaya said, “The French balconies that we have seen frequently in the past years have started to be replaced by larger balconies. Due to the needs such as open air and contact with the ground, especially families with children prefer quality housing projects with horizontal architecture, gardens or green areas and social facilities. In addition, projects with healthy ventilation systems, built with quality and environmentally friendly materials come to the fore in the search criteria, ”he said.
Residences with study rooms are preferred
Nimetullah Kaya stated that in this period when many of us had to work from our homes, it was understood by large masses that remote and flexible working systems were more sustainable and the need for offices decreased, “With the pandemic process, the remote working model has become increasingly permanent, and those who are looking for housing have added the study room option to their search criteria. led. Thus, apartments with an additional room that can also be used as a study started to be preferred more.