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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December 03, 2013 | AIA

Current federal contracting laws are discouraging talented architects from competing for federal contracts, depriving government and, by inference,...

December 03, 2013 | AGC

An unusual surge in public construction in October pushed total construction spending to its highest level since May 2009 despite a dip in both pri...

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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Rooms at Childrens Medical Center in Dallas were designed for universal patient

Rooms at Childrens Medical Center in Dallas were designed for universal patient care to allow for future flexibility of healthc

November 27, 2013 | CBRE Healthcare

Pediatric hospitals face many of the same concerns as their adult counterparts. Inpatient bed demand is declining, outpatient visits are soaring, a...

November 27, 2013 | BIG

The winning submission by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and A+ Architecture mixes urban pavement and parkland in a flowing, organic plan, like oil and...

Photo courtesy: Antpkr, FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Photo courtesy: Antpkr, FreeDigitalPhotos.net

November 27, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Forty-six percent of the respondents to an exclusive BD+C survey of AEC professionals reported that revenues had increased this year compa...

November 27, 2013 | Uponor North America

Uponor North America (Uponor) celebrated the fifth expansion to its 230,000-square-foot corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility in Apple...

November 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

BD+C editors present a roundup of the latest technologies and applications in exterior wall systems, from a tapered metal wall installation in Okla...

The dance/rehearsal studio at Indiana Universitys IU Cinema, an example of high

The dance/rehearsal studio at Indiana Universitys IU Cinema, an example of high-performance reuse. The facility houses a THX-ce

November 27, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the environmental, economic, and market pressures affecting facility planning for universities and colleges...

November 26, 2013 | Jones Lang LaSalle

Smart building technology has the potential to reduce global energy use dramatically, and is already changing how we live and work, according to Jo...

November 26, 2013 | Viega LLC

Long-time employee Dalyn Cantrell has been named VP of Sales and Marketing. 

Courtesy ZHA. Renderings by Neoscape.

Courtesy ZHA. Renderings by Neoscape.

November 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Zaha Hadid Architects, in conjunction with AECOM, has released renderings for a major stadium being designed for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup--an...

November 26, 2013 | IHS

Construction costs in North America rose for the 22nd consecutive month in November as labor costs continued to increase, amid growing industry con...

The conversion of an 11th floor courtroom into SBA offices under a GSA IDIQ Desi

The conversion of an 11th floor courtroom into SBA offices under a GSA IDIQ Design-build contract was a small but technically an

November 26, 2013 | Lisa Cooley, LEED AP

Any project can benefit from the collaborative spirit and cooperative relationships embodied by design-build. But is there a point of diminishing r...

November 22, 2013 | BD+C Editor

Seven leading product sustainability assessment companies partner with the HPD Collaborative to develop the verification and quality assurance prot...

November 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

New federal maps for Boston significantly expand the number of homes and businesses in areas considered at high risk of flooding, a change that cou...

November 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Kieran Timberlake and PE International have developed Tally, an analysis tool to help BIM users keep better score of their projects’ complete envir...

November 20, 2013 | Linda M. Gabel, AAHID, IIDA

Freestanding pediatric facilities have operational and physical characteristics that differ from those of adult facilities.

November 20, 2013 | AIA

Following three months of accelerating demand for design services, the Architecture Billings Index reflected a somewhat slower pace of growth in Oc...

November 20, 2013 | BuildingGreen, Inc.
Assa Abloy's power-over-ethernet access-control locks and Schüco's retrofit façade system are among the products to make BuildingGreen Inc.'s ann...
The Rady Childrens Hospital in San Diego is an example of a facility on the cut

The Rady Childrens Hospital in San Diego is an example of a facility on the cutting edge of pediatric design.

November 18, 2013 | Jane Rohde, AIA, FIIDA, ACHA, AAHID, LEED AP

As more time and money is devoted to neonatal and pediatric research, evidence-based design is playing an increasingly crucial role in the developm...

Will Brownback, AIA, Principal, will lead the new Lord Aeck Sargent office in me

Will Brownback, AIA, Principal, will lead the new Lord Aeck Sargent office in metro D.C.

November 18, 2013 |

Architecture, design, and planning firm unveils its sixth office, plus a new visual identity system and website

A custom metal building serves as the home of Ron Cleveland Construction Company

A custom metal building serves as the home of Ron Cleveland Construction Company and Keller Williams Realty in Beaumont, Texas.

November 18, 2013 | Star Building SystemsSponsored Content
Versatility topped Ron Cleveland’s list of priorities when he and his wife decided to construct a new building in Beaumont, Texas, to accommodate...
November 18, 2013 | CertainTeed

The new alliance has uncovered easily accessible solutions to address these acoustical challenges and reduce the sound reverberation that further c...

Intelligent FAAST aspirating smoke detectors easily integrate with leading fire

Intelligent FAAST aspirating smoke detectors easily integrate with leading fire alarm and fire suppression releasing panels.

November 17, 2013 | System Sensor

To protect this data center's electrical equipment from smoke and fire hazards, the Building Team specified aspirating smoke detectors to provide e...

November 17, 2013 | Bilco Company

The Bilco Company’s Type SV Single Leaf Automatic Smoke Vents, available with a metal cover or a domed polycarbonate cover for natural daylighting,...

November 17, 2013 | Star Building Systems

Star Building Systems announces new corporate rebrand. After 85 years in business, Star refreshes their brand's image using new marketing strategie...

November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

ISO has joined the national nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) to encourage communities to build disaster-resistant buildings that c...

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