Co-living among millennials pick up in Singapore, with at least eight companies offering shared apartments

Co-living company Commontown's  Sixth Avenue unit in Bukit Timah, which opened in September 2019.
Co-living company Commontown's Sixth Avenue unit in Bukit Timah, which opened in September 2019.PHOTO: COMMONTOWN

SINGAPORE - Many people in Singapore have become used to sharing car rides and maybe work spaces with strangers - but homes?

Businesses are betting on the trend of co-living, in which occupants rent a room in a furnished apartment with common facilities shared with other tenants, usually strangers.

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