flexiblefullpage -

Number of office-to-apartment conversion projects has jumped since start of pandemic

As remote work rose and demand for office space declined since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, developers have found converting some offices to residential use to be an attractive option. Apartment conversions rose 25% in the two years since the start of the pandemic, with 28,000 new units converted from other property types, according to a report from RentCafe. 




billboard - default
interstitial1 - interstitial

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.

 

Multifamily Housing | May 5, 2022

An Austin firm touts design and communal spaces in its student housing projects

Rhode Partners has multiple towers in various development stages.

1.0 AIA LU/HSW | BD+C University Course | May 3, 2022

For glass openings, how big is too big?

Advances in glazing materials and glass building systems offer a seemingly unlimited horizon for not only glass performance, but also for the size and extent of these light, transparent forms. Both for enclosures and for indoor environments, novel products and assemblies allow for more glass and less opaque structure—often in places that previously limited their use.

Multifamily Housing | May 3, 2022

Call for Kitchen+Bath projects and products – for next issue of "MULTIFAMILY Design+Construction" (no charge to participate!)

Multifamily AEC firms and developers and product manufacturers can submit Kitchen+Bath projects and products – for the next issue of "MULTIFAMILY Design+Construction."

1.0 AIA LU | BD+C University Course | May 2, 2022

12 factors to consider in evaluating tankless water heaters for multifamily housing projects

The pace of tankless water heater adoption in the overall residential market could portend greater acceptance in the broader multifamily market. Despite these positive signs, many developers hold fast to the notion that tankless units can’t produce enough hot water to meet the needs of hundreds of apartment or condo dwellers. Here are 12 factors to consider in evaluating tankless water heaters for your next multifamily housing project.

1.0 AIA LU/HSW | BD+C University Course | May 2, 2022

Multifamily security design tips from four certified security professionals

Four certified security professionals offer 38 tips on how to keep your next rental or condominium project as safe as possible. This course will discuss major security-related principles in the design and construction of multifamily projects. Discover measures to improve exterior and interior security measures.

Multifamily Housing | May 1, 2022

Kraus-Anderson helps fill void in tight Twin Cities housing market

One project just came online, and another apartment building should be completed this summer.

Multifamily Housing | Apr 26, 2022

Fitness centers for multifamily housing: Advice from 'Dr. Fitness,' Karl Smith

In this episode for HorizonTV, Cortland's Karl Smith shares best practices for designing, siting, and operating fitness centers in apartment communities.

Multifamily Housing | Apr 26, 2022

Investment firm Blackstone makes $13 billion acquisition in student-housing sector

Blackstone Inc., a New York-based investment firm, has agreed to buy student-housing owner American Campus Communities Inc.

Mixed-Use | Apr 22, 2022

San Francisco replaces a waterfront parking lot with a new neighborhood

A parking lot on San Francisco’s waterfront is transforming into Mission Rock—a new neighborhood featuring rental units, offices, parks, open spaces, retail, and parking.

Multifamily Housing | Apr 20, 2022

Metal panels break up mass of amenity-rich student housing at Arizona State University

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, ILL. – The Class of 2026's return to campus has meant a return to what has…
leaderboard1 - default


Magazine Subscription
Subscribe

Get our Newsletters

Each day, our editors assemble the latest breaking industry news, hottest trends, and most relevant research, delivered to your inbox.

Subscribe

Follow BD+C: