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Builders Roll Out Improved Concierge Service for Apartment Residents

Builders Roll Out Improved Concierge Service for Apartment Residents

SEOUL, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — An increasing number of apartment complexes are providing concierge services that perform daily chores on behalf of residents, while providing a variety of living conveniences. For the residents of the Gwanggyo IPARK apartment complex in Suwon, Gyeonggi province, built by HDC Hyundai Development Co., robots bring ordered delivery food [...]

Labor Union Suspends Delivery Following Entry Ban by Apartment Complex

Labor Union Suspends Delivery Following Entry Ban by Apartment Complex

INCHEON, Sept. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — In response to the recent decision by an apartment complex to allow entry of delivery motorcycles only via underground parking lots, delivery personnel and businesses have decided to reject all deliveries to the complex. Rider Union, a labor union representing gig workers of food delivery apps, announced that it [...]

96 pct of S. Koreans Think Apartment Complexes Should Have Gardens

96 pct of S. Koreans Think Apartment Complexes Should Have Gardens

SEOUL, Apr. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey has revealed that most South Koreans think that apartment complexes need vegetable gardens. The Rural Development Administration (RDA) released the results of a survey on Monday conducted from April to July last year. According to the survey of 586 adults aged 19 or older, 95.6 percent, [...]

Residents of Apartment Communities Go Digital in Collective Decision Making

Residents of Apartment Communities Go Digital in Collective Decision Making

SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) –Thanks to a new system that allows apartment residents to vote online for their representatives and other issues, more residents who had been previously too busy or disinterested are now exercising their rights to chose the best candidate to represent them. As the new system makes voting much easier, just [...]

158 Apartment Complexes Designated as No-smoking Zones: Health Ministry

158 Apartment Complexes Designated as No-smoking Zones: Health Ministry

SEOUL, Jun. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of apartment complexes designated as no-smoking zones reached 158 across the country in April, government data showed Thursday, amid a growing number of health-conscious people joining the anti-smoking campaign. The law, which took effect Sept. 3, 2016, allows provincial governments to designate all or part of corridors, [...]

Specialized Design to Reduce Inter-Floor Noise in Apartment Buildings

Specialized Design to Reduce Inter-Floor Noise in Apartment Buildings

SEOUL, June 27 (Korea Bizwire) – As the city of Seoul has recently established a ‘Seoul Resident Grievance Center’ at the Seosomun local government office to resolve conflicts between residents due to inter-floor noise in apartment buildings, the construction industry is also coming up with specialized designs to minimize the transmission of noise between floors. According [...]