Rents rise in multifamily housing for May 2024

Multifamily rents rose for the fourth month in a row, according to the May 2024 National Multifamily Report. Up 0.6% year-over-year, the average U.S. asking rent increased by $6 in May, up to $1,733.

Multifamily Housing

Grassroots groups becoming a force in housing advocacy

A growing movement of grassroots organizing to support new housing construction is having an impact in city halls across the country. Fed up with high housing costs and the commonly hostile reception to new housing proposals, advocacy groups have sprung up in many communities to attend public meetings to speak in support of developments.


As cities grow ever more crowded, multifamily housing construction is more necessary than ever. Finding ways to compress housing into smaller spaces while still creating true homes calls for a complex blend of innovative design and engineering.


Apr 5, 2013

Bangkok gets a leaning tower, that may topple

A seven-story apartment tower under construction in Bangkok has started to tilt and is on the verge of toppling.

Apr 3, 2013

KTGY's Manny Gonzalez Speaks on the Future of Multifamily Apartment sector

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Apr 3, 2013

5 award-winning modular buildings

The Modular Building Institute recently revealed the winners of its annual Awards of Distinction contest. There were 42 winners in all across six categories. Here are five projects that caught our eye.

Mar 27, 2013

RSMeans cost comparisons: college labs, classrooms, residence halls, student unions

Construction market analysts from RSMeans offer construction costs per square foot for four building types across 25 metro markets.

Mar 15, 2013

7 most endangered buildings in Chicago

The Chicago Preservation Society released its annual list of the buildings at high risk for demolition.

Mar 14, 2013

25 cities with the most Energy Star certified buildings

Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Chicago top EPA's list of the U.S. cities with the greatest number of Energy Star certified buildings in 2012.

Building Enclosure Systems | Mar 13, 2013

5 novel architectural applications for metal mesh screen systems

From folding façades to colorful LED displays, these fantastical projects show off the architectural possibilities of wire mesh and perforated metal panel technology.

Mar 6, 2013

Dual towers designed by SHoP create new affordable housing in NYC

With the construction of Hunters Point South, New York City will get its first large new housing development for middle-class families in more than 30 years. Related Companies is partnering with the nonprofit Phipps Houses in the project, designed by SHoP Architects with Ismael Leyva Architects.

Mar 6, 2013

German demonstration building features algae-powered façade

Exterior of carbon-neutral demonstration building consists of hollow glass panels containing micro-algae "farms."

Mar 4, 2013

Gehry unveils design for Santa Monica hotel-condo tower

If all goes as planned, Frank Gehry will design the first building in his hometown in some 25 years.