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.  
The 21W20 luxury condo development in New York City

Abundant daylighting, triple-pane windows, and sound attenuation measures are among the wellness-focused features at the 21W20 luxury condo development in New York City’s Flatiron District. Courtesy Gale International.

October 19, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

As the competition for renters and buyers heats up, multifamily developers look to health and wel...

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The 2,315-sf, third-floor penthouse at the Sanctuary, Washington, D.C.

The 2,315-sf, third-floor penthouse at the Sanctuary. “The space is art itself,” says the new owner, a real estate lawyer/developer. “I’m still discovering new angles and vantage points from which to enjoy my home. Living in a 120-year-old church on Capitol Hill is a truly unique experience.” PHOTOS: © ERIC TAYLOR PHOTOGRAPHY

October 19, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Once there were 857 churches in the District of Columbia. Now there are 856. One of them became a...

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The exterior of Dunham College
October 13, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The residential communities were designed by KWK Architects and combine living and learning ameni...

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The Summer Wind multifamily community

Rendering courtesy of The Beach Company

October 11, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Summer Wind will be about half an hour outside of Charleston, S.C., in the rapidly expanding Summ...

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Interconnected systems (such as the Schlage Control lock shown here) are being used in multifamily complexes.

Interconnected systems (such as the Schlage Control lock shown here) are being used in multifamily complexes, student housing, and senior-living communities. Photo courtesy Schlage

October 09, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Four certified security professionals offer important advice. 

The Dero Decker two-tiered bike parking system

The Dero Decker two-tiered bike parking system.

October 09, 2017 | MFDC Editorial Staff

Bamboo wall panels, an adaptable prep sink, and a two-tiered bike parking system are among the pr...

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Action at last November’s USA Pickleball Association Nationals in Casa Grande, Ariz.

Action at last November’s USA Pickleball Association Nationals in Casa Grande, Ariz., which attracted 774 players from 36 states for 2,088 matches in a weeklong tournament. Photo courtesy USAPA/Tom Gottfried

September 27, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Two-and-a-half million Americans are playing the game with the funny name.

The front door and facade of Domain West Hollywood

Photo: Adrian Tiemens

September 25, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new development will feature 166 units and 9,000 sf of ground-floor retail.

The interior of a 60 Orchard Street condo with a NanaWall

Photo: Courtesy NanaWall

September 21, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

NanaWall panels add a unique dimension to condos at 60 Orchard Street in New York City.

The Tomscot luxury apartment community in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Two resort-style pool decks with a spa and wading pool highlight the amenities at the luxury apartment community The Tomscot, Scottsdale, Ariz. The units in the main level are designated as live-work space for residents. The Weitz Co.

September 20, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Since the current multifamily boom took off in 2010, most activity has focused on large urban are...

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A pool table, tables, and chairs in a communal space at Loft Five50
September 20, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Loft Five50 will add 137 housing units to Lawrence, Mass.

Torch cutters working on a project

Photo courtesy of Barton Mallow

September 19, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Lendlease, Suffolk Construction, and Clark Group top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s larg...

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Structural rendering of the steel work at Daily's Place

The Jacksonville Jaguars' Daily's Place. Designed by Populous with Walter P Moore as the structural engineer.

September 18, 2017 | BD+C Staff

WSP, AECOM, and Thronton Tomasetti top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest multifamil...

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The Houston skyline

Photo: pixabay

September 15, 2017 | ApartmentData.com

As of Sept. 14, 166 properties reported damage to 8,956 units, about 1.4% of the total supply of...

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The Village Green at Terrapin Row designed by WDG Architecture

The Village Green at Terrapin Row designed by WDG Architecture.

September 14, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Humphreys & Partners Architects, KTGY, and Perkins Eastman top BD+C’s ranking of the...

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Complimentary, building-wide WiFi is more or less a given for marketing purposes in the multifamily arena.

Photo: Pixabay

September 05, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Complimentary, building-wide WiFi is more or less a given for marketing purposes in the multifami...

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A common area located in The Ruckus Lofts

Photo courtesy Motivado Group.

September 01, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Ruckus Lofts provide 46 furnished units and 165 beds for UT students.

An amenity space inside Anthem House

Photo: Ray Cavicchio

August 30, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new community offers 292 apartments with 20,000 sf of retail space.

An exterior promenade connects the dining hall to three residence halls on the Core Campus. Image: Jonathan Hilyer

August 25, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The new dining hall is part of the school’s ongoing efforts to maintain its standing among the co...

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Apartment tenants crave lounge spaces (both indoor and outdoor) and other areas where they can socialize and relax.

Apartment tenants crave lounge spaces (both indoor and outdoor) and other areas where they can socialize and relax. Photo: Pixabay

    

August 24, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Tenants and condo owners crave extra space for their stuff. Most developers are happy to oblige....

A rendering of the olive groves at Miralon

The olive groves. Rendering courtesy Freehold Communities

August 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The community will cover 300 acres in Palm Springs, Calif.

Coworking space

Wikimedia Commons, Germanoparra

August 14, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

From a practicality standpoint, co-living makes complete sense for young, single, and highly mobi...

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Renderings courtesy Related Companies 

August 09, 2017 | Related Companies 

The 33-story tower will be positioned on the High Line with views of the Hudson River and downtow...

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August 09, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Bike storage facilities and “bicycle kitchens” are among the most popular mobility amenities in m...

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The northeastern corner of the Bolsa Row site, designed by KTGY

The northeastern corner of the site and is planned to include a hotel with up to 150 rooms, deck pool, event space, pedestrian banquet bridge connections, and views of the Disneyland fireworks. Active frontages engage the Festival Street and orient activity toward the interior of site, minimizing potential impacts to existing residential neighbors. Rendering courtesy KTGY Architecture + Planning

August 09, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The development will include apartments, ground-floor retail, and a five-story hotel.

An aerial view of the new Copenhagen IKEA masterplan

Rendering courtesy of Dorte Mandrup Architects

August 08, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The mixed-use development links a new IKEA store, a hotel, and housing with green space.

A rendering of the completed 111 West 57th Tower by SHoP Architects

Rendering courtesy of SHoP

August 01, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The planned 82-story tower has stalled after completing just 20 stories.

The kitchen and a hallway leading to rooms at Common Damen

Courtesy of Common

July 31, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new building offers 12 bedrooms across four floors of living space.

The apartment market continues to remain strong despite slightly softer business conditions as of late.

Photo: Pixabay

July 27, 2017 | National Multifamily Housing Council

Despite some softness at the high end of the apartment market, demand for apartments will continu...

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Spaces for games and game simulators top the list of recreation-related amenities in multifamily developments.

Spaces for games and game simulators top the list of recreation-related amenities in multifamily developments. Photo: Pixabay

July 27, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

The number of developments providing space for physical therapy was somewhat surprising, accordin...

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