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Mass Timber

Charlotte's new multifamily mid-rise will feature exposed mass timber

Construction recently kicked off for Oxbow, a multifamily community in Charlotte’s The Mill District. The $97.8 million project, consisting of 389 rental units and 14,300 sf of commercial space, sits on 4.3 acres that formerly housed four commercial buildings. The street-level retail is designed for boutiques, coffee shops, and other neighborhood services.


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BD+C Exclusive Reports

Top 10 trends in affordable housing

Among affordable housing developers today, there’s one commonality tying projects together: uncertainty. AEC firms share their latest insights and philosophies on the future of affordable housing in BD+C's 2023 Multifamily Annual Report.


Retail Centers

Retail design trends: Consumers are looking for wellness in where they shop

Consumers are making lifestyle choices with wellness in mind, which ignites in them a feeling of purpose and a sense of motivation. That’s the conclusion that the architecture and design firm MG2 draws from a survey of 1,182 U.S. adult consumers the firm conducted last December about retail design and what consumers want in healthier shopping experiences.


Giants 400

Call for surveys: 2024 Giants 400 Report

Building Design+Construction's annual Giants 400 Report ranks the nation's top architecture, architecture/engineering (AE), engineering/architecture (EA), general contractors, and fee-based construction management (CM) firms, by revenue. You’ll want to be sure your firm is on the Giants 400 lists, as potential clients look to these rankings for prospective firms to design and construct their future projects.


Special Report

Massachusetts governor launches advocacy group to push for more housing

Massachusetts’ Gov. Maura Healey and Lt. Gov. Kim Driscoll have taken the unusual step of setting up a nonprofit to advocate for pro-housing efforts at the local level. One Commonwealth Inc., will work to provide political and financial support for local housing initiatives, a key pillar of the governor’s agenda.



MFPRO+ News

Florida condo market roiled by structural safety standards law

A Florida law enacted after the Surfside condo tower collapse is causing turmoil in the condominium market. The law, which requires buildings to meet certain structural safety standards, is forcing condo associations to assess hefty fees to make repairs on older properties. In some cases, the cost per unit runs into six figures.

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Giants 400

Call for surveys: 2024 Giants 400 Report

Building Design+Construction's annual Giants 400 Report ranks the nation's top architecture, architecture/engineering (AE), engineering/architecture (EA), general contractors, and fee-based construction management (CM) firms, by revenue. You’ll want to be sure your firm is on the Giants 400 lists, as potential clients look to these rankings for prospective firms to design and construct their future projects.

Giants 400

BD+C's Giants 400 Rankings

Every spring, the editors of Building Design+Construction survey the nation's largest architecture, engineering, and construction firms to identify the most prominent design and construction firms across 25 building sectors and specialty categories. Meet the Giants 400.

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Healthcare Facilities

Advancing Healthcare: Medical Office Buildings at the Forefront of Access and Safety

This article explores the pivotal shift from traditional hospital settings to Medical Office Buildings (MOBs), focusing on how these facilities enhance patient access. Discover the key drivers of this transformation, including technological advancements, demographic trends, and a growing emphasis on integrated, patient-centered care. Learn how MOBs are not only adapting to modern healthcare demands but are also leveraging modern access control and safety innovations.