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Marcus Hiles On Renters’ Preferences For Healthy Living

Marcus Hiles encourages prospective renters to choose aprtments with on-site footpaths, explaining that peopel who take advantage of even mild exercising on the paths will enjoy better lives. A 2008 study by the American Journal of Preventive Medicine provides evidence, suggesting that people who live near natural areas tend to have a lower risk of obesity; and a 2010 study by Social Science and Medicine concluded that people who reside near larger amounts of open space were more relaxed than others who spent less time outdoors. Hiles is a strong supporter of community building, and says that beyond their ability to reduce energy costs and foster active lifestyles, trails also promote a sense of closeness among residents, with pathways encouraging spontaneous meetings and interactions. Environmental, practical and sustainable, a series of walking trails are an amenity no rental development should be without.

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Marcus Hiles Encourages Walking Trails, Closeness To Nature

Marcus Hiles Encourages Walking Trails, Closeness To Nature

Marcus Hiles Encourages Walking Trails, Closeness To Nature

Prominent Dallas property developer Marcus Hiles has a firm grasp on renters want when selecting a new home. Yet one important amenity doesn’t make most people’s checklists of must-have features: walking trails. Hiles advises prospective tenants to be on the lookout for recreational pathways clearly present throughout the community. As the Chairman and CEO of Western Rim Property Services, a company that has designed and continues to manage more than 15,000 rental homes in cities across Texas, Hiles has felt the impact of multi-use walkways and their benefits for residents.

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