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.  

Ten of the 71 apartments in Gateway North Residences are reserved for renters whose household incomes fall between 61% and 120% of the area's median. Image: MassHousing

July 18, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The transit-oriented Gateway North Residences is centrally located in Lynn, Mass.

NIMBYism, generational divide threaten plan for net-zero village in St. Paul, Minn.

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July 17, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The ambitious redevelopment proposal for a former Ford automotive plant creates tension.

In many markets, green features are more of a requirement for apartment renters

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July 17, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Renters in many U.S. cities have come to expect green features in apartments that they rent, with...

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Meet the ‘CoHaus’: N.Y. developer unveils large-scale flats concept for boomers, Gen Xers

The concept, called Condominium Haus (or “CoHaus”), involves building six large-scale, for-sale, single-family flat residences across three buildings. Photos: Ward Capital Management

July 11, 2018 | BD+C Staff 

With its new CoHaus development, Ward Capital Management is betting on baby boomers downsizing an...

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July 02, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

SPF:architects is designing the building.

The Orchards at ORENCO

The Orchards at ORENCO (Phase I), by REACH Community Development, Ankrom Moisan Architects, William Wilson, Stonewood Structural Engineers, Humber Design Group, RDH, Green Hammer, PAE Consulting Engineers, American Heating, Merit Electric, PMC, Walker Macy, and Walsh Construction. Photo: Casey Braunger / Ankrom Moisan Architects

   

June 27, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

If you haven’t looked seriously at “passive house” design and construction, you should.

New construction of single-family homes isn't keeping pace with demand around the country, and much of what's being build is too expensive for many potential buyers. Image: Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) State of the Nation's Housing

June 19, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The latest report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies laments the paucity of subsidies to r...

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MacDonald Highlands, Henderson, Nev.: Multifamily visionaries: KTGY’s extraordinary expectations

The aptly named Vu at MacDonald Highlands, Henderson, Nev., provides a stunning view of the Las Vegas strip, 15 miles to the northwest. KTGY Architecture + Planning mounted 102 luxury townhomes on a hilly site in the exclusive MacDonald Highlands community for Christopher Homes. The Vu has already received two major honors this year, a BALA Award and a Nationals Award. Photo: © Studio J Inc.

June 13, 2018 | Pat Curry, Contributing Editor

KTGY Architecture + Planning keeps pushing the boundaries of multifamily housing design in the U....

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In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), Skender CEO Ma... read more
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In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), micro-building... read more
Silicon Valley cities considering taxes aimed at large employers

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May 30, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The aim is to offset the impact on housing costs and homelessness by tech companies.

Bloomington, San Bernardino, Calif.

The new San Bernardino County branch library on Valley Boulevard became the focal point for the multigenerational complex. Local residents helped choose the vernacular for the architectural exterior—California Mission style, with stucco walls, balconies, shutters, and classic red roofs. Photo: Cristian Costa, Costa Photography 

May 30, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

An “intergenerational” mixed-use apartment complex may be a prototype for reenergizing neglected...

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In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), embassy design... read more
The 28-unit Distillery North Apartments, South Boston, Mass.

The 28-unit Distillery North Apartments, South Boston, Mass. Project team: Fred Gordon/Second Street Associates, ICON Architects, Petersen Engineering, Mechanical Air of New England, Adam Cohen and Mark Anstey, and Commodore Builders. Photo: Camille Maren, Primary Design

May 24, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

17 tips from our experts on the best way to carry out passive house design and construction for y...

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Yarn Works, Boston

The expansive common area at the Yarn Works provides TV and workspace areas and a warming kitchen. Additional amenities include a fitness center, yoga room, and bicycle storage. WinnDevelopment has carried out more than 20 such mill renovations  across New England. Photo: © Andy Ryan

May 23, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Having long outlived their original uses, two century-old New England mills have become valuable...

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The 240-sf dog spa at Seattle’s AMLI Arc apartment tower, photo by Benjamin Benschneider

The 240-sf dog spa at Seattle’s AMLI Arc apartment tower has two stainless-steel washbasins, a hydraulic grooming table, a pet dryer, and a hair vacuum system. “We chose a no-frills aesthetic to blend with the building’s deconstructed interior design concept,” says Interior Designer Camilla Watson, ZGF Architects. Photo: © Benjamin Benschneider

May 16, 2018 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

Self-serve dog-washing stations are reinforcing strong bonds between multifamily residents and th...

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The Line Lofts exterior

Photo: Bruce Damonte.

May 16, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

SPF:architects designed the building.

May 14, 2018 | Yardi Matrix

Year-over-year rent growth leaders in April were Orlando, Fla., Sacramento, Calif., Las Vegas, Ta...

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May 09, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

These six recently completed projects represent some of the newest trends in multifamily housing....

Bijou bay side

Renderings by ArX Solutions

May 01, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Revuelta Architecture International designed the building.

Call for experts: We’re looking for designers and builders of bicycle storage facilities for multifamily

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May 01, 2018 | MFDC Staff  

The editors of Multifamily Design+Construction magazine seek experts for a  "how-to" art...

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Rooftop of 90 Morton

Courtesy IF Studio

April 27, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Gottesman Architecture and GSArch designed the renovated building.

Edison Lofts on Main Street

Courtesy Minno & Wasko Architects & Planners

April 26, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Minno & Wasko Architects & Planners designed the building.

Una Residences terrace

Courtesy AS+GG

April 24, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower will be located in Miami’s South Brickell neighborhood.

MAA, Greystar the nation’s largest apartment owner, developer

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April 18, 2018 | National Multifamily Housing Council

With 5,651 apartment units started in 2017, Charleston, S.C.-based Greystar Real Estate Partners...

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Planned Tribune Tower skyscraper next to Trump tower

Rendering courtesy Golub & Co. and CIM Group

April 17, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower would be the second tallest in the city.

Sycamore at Tyvola clubhouse
April 10, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Each of the six buildings will offer 28 corner units.

11 Hoyt Tower

Courtesy Tishman Speyer

April 10, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower is Tishman Speyer’s first ground up condominium project in New York City.

The latest data in the multifamily ‘amenities war’

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March 28, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Download Multifamily Design+Construction’s free 16-page report on the amenities multifamily archi...

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