Multifamily Housing

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.  
RENTcafe survey of 6,000 renters March 2020

RENTCafe surveyed 6,000 renters to learn their rental plans in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Source: RENTCafe

March 25, 2020 |

Overview of impact of COVID-19 on construction, especially multifamily sector.

Pioneer Industries launches new website

The company, based in Commerce, Calif., makes a wide range of plumbing fixtures and accessories for the commercial and multifamily building sectors.

March 13, 2020 |

Pioneer Industries launches new website

The Aviator entry and lobby

All renderings courtesy WestCorp Property Management

March 05, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The community is inspired by antique airplane designs.

17th & Broadway, Oakland

17th & Broadway (at right), Solomon Cordwell Buenz's first residential high-rise in Oakland, Calif. At center is the Cathedral Building.

March 04, 2020 |
Maggie Hardy Knox, President of 84 Lumber and Nemacolin Woodlands Resort

Maggie Hardy Knox, President of 84 Lumber and Nemacolin Woodlands Resort

March 03, 2020 |

Maggie Hardy Knox, President of 84 Lumber and Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, to receive Career Ach...

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Serramonte Faculty and Staff housing project, Jefferson Union High School District Daly City, California SVA Architects

The Serramonte Faculty and Staff housing project will offer apartments at rents that are 50% of comparable market rate. Image courtesy of SVA Architects

February 26, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editors

One high school district in Daly City has broken ground on 122-apartment building.

What you should know about Wi-Fi calling - Boingo
| February 25, 2020 |

Wi-Fi calling has been around for many years, but confusion remains about what it is, how it wo...

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Renaissance Square, completed last year, is Puerto Rico's first mixed-income public housing development. Image credits: Alvarez-Diaz & Villalon

February 23, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Federal help means tougher code enforcement. And will this island of homeowners embrace renting...

ASID Survey on outdoor kitchens

A recent survey of ASID members showed stainless steel to be the most popular material for outdoor kitchens.

February 17, 2020 |

Designers weigh in on outdoor kitchens

February 12, 2020 | BD+C Staff

These new products can help improve any new multifamily project.

BANC roof deck rendering

BANC, a mixed-used building under construction in Irvine, Calif., will feature a 40,000-sf entertainment amenity on top of its garage. Courtesy: AO Architects

February 07, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Roof deck entertainment spaces are popular amenities that present engineering and code complexi...

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This month, developer Embrey Partners began construction on The Elm at River Park, a 293-unit property in Fort Worth, Texas, which should be ready for occupancy in the summer of 2021. A new report by the Joint Center for Housing Studies states that amenities-rich buildings with high rents are increasing the norm for new multifamily construction. Image: Embrey Partners

January 31, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Nearly half of all renters are “cost burdened,” according to the latest Joint Center for Housin...

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U.S. multifamily market posted solid gains in 2019

Photo: Pixabay


January 20, 2020 | Yardi Matrix

Rents grew 3% for the year, according to Yardi Matrix.


KOVA will be displaying its line of compact appliances for use in apartment projects at IBS 2020 in Las Vegas.

January 19, 2020 |
Whirlpool Small Spaces Suite

Whirpool's Small Spaces Suite of appliances has been created to serve builders and developers of apartment communities.

January 19, 2020 |
Allegion Schage Control smart lock

Allegion Schage Control smart lock in apartment setting.

January 19, 2020 |
Danver post & panel in apartment community, Revere MA

Danver Post and Panel System installed at an apartment community in Revere, Mass.

January 19, 2020 |
January 19, 2020 |

New website for NISUS

Georgia-Pacific DensDefy brick assembly

Brick assembly using Georgia-Pacific DensDefy accessories.

January 19, 2020 |
Organized Living Select white walk-in closet

The new Organized Living Select white walk-in closet.

January 19, 2020 |
Pioneer Lux-flo showerhead

Pioneer Lux-Flo showerhead saves 30% on water use vs. comparable showerheads.

January 19, 2020 |

Pioneer Industries has launched the Pioneer Lux-Flow showerhead.

TREX Outdoor Kitchen urban NYC

TREX Outdoor Kitchen in an urban apartment setting in New York City.

January 13, 2020 |

Life Fitness says it will sell its exercycles to apartment and condominium property owners.

December 23, 2019 |
Tracey Qualteri, Pfister Faucets

Tracey Qualteri (left), Regional Multifamily Manager, Pfister Faucets, meets 1-on-1 with Ximena Ortega, Capital Projects Principal, The Scion Group, at Student Housing Connect in Denver, November 11, 2019. Photo: Robert Cassidy


Tracey Qualteri, Pfister Faucets, at Student Housing ProConnect in Denver, November 11 2019

8 noteworthy multifamily projects to open in late 2019

Coronel Apartments, East Hollywood, Calif., designed by  KFA Architects and built by Westport Construction. Photo courtesy KFA Architects


December 11, 2019 | Robert Cassidy, Editor, Multifamily Design+Construction

From a prefab high-rise in Denver to a seaside village in Oxnard, Calif., these projects highligh...

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Life Fitness is adding interactive content to its exercycles for hotels and health clubs, but will it sell to apartment building owners?

December 09, 2019 |

The battle goes on.

727 West Madison, Chicago, designed by FitzGerald Associates Architects with interiors by Morgante Wilson Architects for Fifield Cos. and F&F Realty.

December 09, 2019 |
Student Housing ProCONNECT event draws developers, contractors, architects, and building product manufacturers to Denver

The Student Housing ProCONNECT event took place on November 10-12, 2019, in Denver.


December 09, 2019 | BD+C Staff

2½-day event connects attendees with vendors—and each other.

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