5 intriguing trends to track in the multifamily housing game

The upper lobby in the apartment building ECO, one of eight buildings in the Green District complex in Allston, Mass. Common areas in multifamily buildings, especially those charging higher rents, often look more like lobbies found in hotels. Photo: Warren Jagger

Multifamily Housing | January 31, 2015 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Demand for rental apartments and condos hasn’t been this strong in years, and our experts think the multifamily sector still has legs. But you have to know what developers, tenants, and buyers are looking for to have any hope of succeeding in this fast-changing market sector.

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February 13, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The bunker, which sat empty for over 60 years after WWII, now uses sustainable technology and will provide power to about 4,000 homes.

February 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The curved campus will consist of four different buildings, one exclusively for amenities like a coffee bar, bike shop, and bank.

The Americas Prize is awarded to the best architectural work in the Americas com

The Americas Prize is awarded to the best architectural work in the Americas completed in the preceding two years.

February 12, 2014 | IIT College of Architecture

Awarded biennially with a $50,000 prize, the program will recognize the most distinguished architectural works built on the North and South America...

Morton Buildings is the national leader in custom post-frame construction. With an expansive network of resources and an ongoing commitment to innovation within the industry, Morton has earned its reputation that has lasted for generations.

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Sasaki Associates used detailed network visualizations like this traffic flow pa

Sasaki Associates used detailed network visualizations like this traffic flow pattern of the College Hill neighborhood in Provid

February 12, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

There are literally hundreds of applications for deep analytics in planning and design projects, not to mention the many benefits for construction...

Photoshop CC supports the most popular desktop 3D printers, such as the MakerBot

Photoshop CC supports the most popular desktop 3D printers, such as the MakerBot Replicator.

February 11, 2014 | Adobe

Available as part of an update to Photoshop Creative Cloud, the tool enables users to easily and reliably build, refine, preview, prepare, and prin...

February 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Located in the Netherlands, the project was designed to promote a healthier lifestyle. 

The Fashion Outlets of Chicago, designed by RTKL and KA, combine high-end and mi

The Fashion Outlets of Chicago, designed by RTKL and KA, combine high-end and mid-price stores in a upscale environment. Jazzy e

February 11, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Generic ‘boxes’ and indifferent service won’t cut it with today’s savvy shoppers. Retailers are seeking a technology-rich-but-handmade vibe, plus g...

February 10, 2014 | Sherwin-Williams

Sherwin-Williams recognized its top product partners at the company’s annual Vendor of the Year Awards ceremony, held at the Paint Stores Group 201...

February 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Freddie Mac will gather data on energy and water use from property owners, and encourage lenders to spend on energy-efficient investments for multi...

February 10, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Architecture firm Brisac Gonzalez says that the design "will introdu...

February 10, 2014 | Kalwall Corporation

Kalwall's new photo gallery of Walkways and Canopies offers some of the latest examples of design uses. 

Craig Chinn, founder of Architecture Design Collaborative, was previously an ass

Craig Chinn, founder of Architecture Design Collaborative, was previously an associate principal leading national retail efforts

February 10, 2014 | Architecture Design Collaborative

Today, Architecture Design Collaborative officially announces the launch of its firm providing a full range of architecture and interior design ser...

February 10, 2014 | Ball State University

To best serve the industry, Ball State University has organized a single day conference in which participants will be able to exchange technical no...

Using EnergyPlus, AEC professionals can model heating, cooling, lighting, ventil

Using EnergyPlus, AEC professionals can model heating, cooling, lighting, ventilation, and other energy flows.

February 07, 2014 | Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

The update will allow a larger ecosystem of developers to contribute updates to the code in order to improve performance and decrease the time requ...

Among the honorees is past BD+C "40 Under 40" winner Gregory Chang of Wilmot San

Among the honorees is past BD+C "40 Under 40" winner Gregory Chang of Wilmot Sanz Architecture + Planning.

February 07, 2014 | AIA

The AIA College of Fellows is an honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the architectural profession.

Steve Pellegren has been promoted to EVP of Bernards.

Steve Pellegren has been promoted to EVP of Bernards.

February 07, 2014 |
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February 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Sixteen years ago, the Los Angeles City Council decided against requiring retrofits of existing buildings because of the projected cost and the thr...

The steel framework for the 216,500-sf complex is complete, and work on the exterior is well under way. Photo: Zaha Hadid Archi

February 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Like a crystalline form still in the state of expansion, the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center will rise from the desert in drama...

The 65,000-sf boarding area houses 10 gates for United Airlines. Photos courtesy

The 65,000-sf boarding area houses 10 gates for United Airlines. Photos courtesy Gensler and SFO International Airport

February 06, 2014 | Gensler

The new terminal features a yoga room, award-winning arts program, and an interactive play area for kids.

February 06, 2014 | Bluebeam

This week, Bluebeam® Software, leading developer of PDF-based markup, measurement and collaboration solutions for design, construction and other te...

February 06, 2014 | Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership

The space, backed by The Elijah Interfaith Institute, is meant to "bring about world-changing peace and harmony."

February 05, 2014 | Morrissey Goodale

In 2013, consultant Morrissey Goodale observed 168 sales of U.S.-based architecture and engineering (...

February 05, 2014 | ABM

The award is given annually to a business media editor with a proven career record of product quality and high journalistic standards.

Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group and James KM Cheng Architects, the 49-story Beach & Howe Tower in Vancouver features a twisting,

February 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Recent advancements in structural design, combined with the loosening of density and zoning requirements, has opened the door for the so-called "su...

The centerpiece of the school is the 11-story Lakeside building, which was built

The centerpiece of the school is the 11-story Lakeside building, which was built in 1977. Photo courtesy Atlanta Public Schools

February 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Formerly occupied by IBM, the 11-story Lakeside building is the new home for North Atlanta High School.

February 05, 2014 | Brick Industry Association

Entries open on February 10 for the Brick Industry Association's (BIA) Brick i...

February 05, 2014 | Modular Building Institute

More than 600 developers, contractors, architects, builders, dealers and equipment/service suppliers are expected at the event, slated for March 21...

February 05, 2014 | Hill International

Hill International the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that the company's Board of Directors has approved a leadership...

February 05, 2014 | PPG Industries

PPG Industries announced that it has created a new library of  building information and modeling (BIM) files, and that architects and specifiers ca...

February 05, 2014 | CENTRIA

The Versacor Elite Coating System is a premium metal coating system that provides the highest level of protection in the harshest climatic or envir...

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