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The Tech Hub - Urban Apartments and Shops

by porkypine Posted 30th Jul 2016 at 12:30 AM - Updated 13th Aug 2016 at 4:16 AM by porkypine
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The Tech Hub - Urban Apartments and Shops

Housing is at a PREMIUM in Cities like San Francisco. The Tiny apartment movement is all the rage, but don't think that tiny = cheap. Oh no. These are premium priced apartments for downtown urban living.

The street level has it's own entrance for the Glo-Buzz club. It has a Grocery store, a pastry shop, a corner coffee shop. For residents there is a private spa accessible through the garden entrance lobby. I recommend you place it on a corner because it was built for a corner lot. I constructed it in NewCrest.

This is the grocery store.

I did not make the Sims 2 grocery conversions. You can get them at SimLifeCC

On the second floor apartment level, an open stairway lobby opens to 4 compact studios, 2 1-bedroom apartments and 2 2-bedroom apartments. Each door is lockable for just that tenant.

One Bedroom Apartment:

The third floor is the Hub - exercise rooms that view into the pools and a computer room. There are showers, restrooms and chess in the 3rd level lobby. There is also a maintenance hall.
The rooftop has a dive pool, a lap pool, picnic and grilling areas, conversation areas and a hot tub.

The Tech Hub has just about everything a tenant needs. Tenants only have to leave for work if they don't telecommute. You can have several home businesses on the ground floor.

This lot was modeled from a real life tiny-tech apartment complex in downtown San Francisco. Of course this lot was SIM-ized for TS4.

Caveat: Ok, The Sims 4 doesn't have apartments YET. But this is usable as an apartment for a bunch of unrelated individuals. Just assign them a room and lock their doors just for them. The sims have a tendency to start cooking in one apartment and then move to another to finish up so to keep them in their assigned apartment, lock out the unused apartments.

You will have to use the cheat 'freeRealEstate on" to initially afford this lot because it is expensive.

This is play tested and the sims don't stomp unless you have more than one sim trying to use the restroom on the ground level lobby because that short hall is single width.

I have all EPs and SPs and updates up to July 24, 2016 and this lot contains something of everything. If you don't have the stuff packs, those items won't appear.

Lot Size: 40x30
Lot Price (furnished): 650,829
Lot Price (unfurnished): 182,469

Additional Credits:
SimsLifeCC for the Sims 2 grocery conversions - NOT INCLUDED.

Get the Sims 2 Grocery conversions at:

Number of bedrooms: 5 or more
Custom Content Included: Build and Buy Mode Content
Furnishings: Fully Furnished
Special Flags: Home Business

You must have the expansion, game version or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

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Mad Poster
#2 Old 31st Jul 2016 at 3:20 PM
Cute idea! I lived in San Francisco for several years and still miss it.
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#3 Old 13th Aug 2016 at 4:01 AM Last edited by porkypine : 13th Aug 2016 at 4:13 AM.
This lot is modeled (Sim-ized) from an actual lot on Gough.
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#4 Old 13th Aug 2016 at 9:45 PM
I am so going to enjoy this! Great work!
Test Subject
#5 Old 1st Sep 2016 at 5:30 PM
So, by assign, do you mean you can only assign sims in the household to this place? Or can any sim be assigned to live there? Thank you!!
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#6 Old 25th Sep 2016 at 12:12 AM
Well You can collect a bunch of unrelated sims like I did, Make a household of them and assign them each their own apartment. Sims 4 doesn't have real apartments yet so you have to fake it a bit.
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#7 Old 10th May 2020 at 2:13 AM
Ok ante todo gracias por responder.....espero disculpe mi ignorancia, pero quiero jugar un lote q tiene varios tipos de comercio y de apartamentos en el mismo solar....1.-pregunta)al colocar ese solar de 64 x 64.....q tipo de solar debo ponerlo(restaurant,resort,pub,generico,etc) para q yo pueda vivir ahi y pueda trabajar en cualquiera de los establecimientos como dueña y q los demas comercios trabajen x si solos ...................2.-pregunta )como hago si juego un solar q tiene varias casas ,comercios y apartamentos....para q yo juegue mi unidad y todas las demas casa o apartamentos vivan otros sims q sean independientes y q yo pueda manejarlos en cierta ocaciones .....3.-pregunta)como hago si me mudo a un solor q tenga comercios ,apartamentos y yo viva en uno y sea la inquilina de los q vivan ahi???....le agradezco de corazon me oriente en esto en lo q este su alcance y conocimiento ???