The pandemic has prompted real estate sales teams across the country to adapt to new social distancing norms. From virtual launches to outdoor events, COVID-19 has inspired plenty of creativity when it comes to shaking up the typical brick-and-mortar sales centre.
One Coquitlam, BC pre-construction development put its sales hub on wheels with the help of a repurposed Canada Post truck.
Developer Trillium Projects made use of the food-truck-like vehicle to showcase its latest multi-family residential project, Sydney Townhomes, to prospective buyers.
According to reporting by the Vancouver Sun, the developer first made use of the truck in 2019 for an eastern Vancouver project. The truck has since travelled throughout the Vancouver region to visit real estate brokers, its open sides and ease of ventilation making it easier to social distance compared to a standard building.
From left to right: Samantha Kwong and Jenny Wun / Photo: Handout
“Our virtual tours are so realistic, and we haven’t had any issues about not having a full display,” said Jenny Wun, a sales representative with West One Real Estate Team, in an interview with the Vancouver Sun. “The experience of being in the truck is quite a lot of fun for people.”
The truck is kitted out with the usual fittings of a sales centre, with floorplans, interior samples and a 360-degree virtual tour of the project.
Sydney Townhomes is a collection of 20 three- and four-bedroom residences in Burquitlam, expected to start construction in early 2021.
For more information about Sydney Townhomes, check out BuzzBuzzHome for the latest sales and project updates.