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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.  
Aerial view of soleil lofts with solar panels

All renderings courtesy Soleil Lofts

May 29, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Each battery is linked to an on-site solar panel array.

Boingo’s Ground Control enables multifamily properties to manage community-wide Wi-Fi securely, timely, profitably from any remote location
| May 27, 2020 |

Boingo’s Ground Control enables multifamily properties to manage community-wide Wi-Fi securely,...

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Majority of multifamily developers still face construction delays, says NMHC

The majority of multifamily developers (53%) said they're still facing construction delays due to the coronavirus pandemic, says the NMHC.

     

May 26, 2020 | NATIONAL MULTIFAMILY HOUSING COUNCIL

More than half (53%) of multifamily developer respondents reported construction delays in the j...

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Navien tankless water heaters at West End Asteria Apartments, Boston

Sixteen Navien tankless water heaters were installed at West End Asteria Apartments, Boston.

May 14, 2020 | BRIAN FENSKE, NAVIEN INC.
Alcove's pool deck

All renderings courtesy Goettsch Partners

May 08, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Goettsch Partners is designing the project.

 

Lakehouse exterior in Denver Colorado

All photos courtesy NAVA Real Estate Development

May 08, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Stantec and Muñoz + Albin are the project's architects.

 

Lobby of Arbor Terrace at Fulton (Md.), designed by BCT Architects

Lobby of the 86-unit assisted living/memory care community Arbor Terrace at Fulton (Md.), designed by BCT Architects. Photo: Green Sofa Productions

May 05, 2020 | BY PAT CURRY, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR

Communities in California, Colorado, Florida, Maryland, and Virginia display excellence in memo...

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Navien tankless water heaters being checked by plumbing contractor

Navien NPE tankless water heaters being monitored at a senior living facility in Pennsylvania. Photo: Navien Inc.

April 23, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Twelve factors to consider in using tankless water heaters in multifamily housing.

Boingo reinvents multifamily connectivity with world’s best Wi-Fi
| April 22, 2020 |

More than 300,000 residents from 2,200 multifamily properties depend on Boingo’s “instant-on” W...

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Courtesy Pixabay

April 20, 2020 | Jerry Guerra, Principal, The JAGG Group

Multifamily has consistently been one of the strongest performers among 58 submarkets measured...

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93% of renters pay their rent by mid-April 2020, says NMHC

Despite the economic downturn from the coronavirus pandemic, the overwhelming majority of renters in professionally managed multifamily housing paid all or part of their rent by mid-April. Image courtesy Pixabay.

April 15, 2020 | NATIONAL MULTIFAMILY HOUSING COUNCIL

In its second survey of 11.5 million units of professionally managed apartment units across the...

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Manor Miramar, designed by Stantec for Related Cos.

Manor Miramar, in Miramar, Fla., designed by Stantec for Related Group. Rendering: Stantec

April 15, 2020 | STANTEC

Related Group picks Stantec to design and engineer Manor Miramar residences in Florida.

NMHC survey of multifamily GCs delays

The NMHC found that the majority of the 135 multifamily contractors surveyed had experienced delays with apartment or condominium projects due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

   

April 05, 2020 | ROBERT CASSIDY, EXECUTIVE EDITOR

The...

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LBM building materials revenue 2019

Lumber and building materials revenue totaled $72 billion in 2019, according to Principia.

April 05, 2020 | ROBERT CASSIDY, EXECUTIVE EDITOR
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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KOVA PRODUCTS AT IBS 2020

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

January 27, 2020 |
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.

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 |
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