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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.  

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 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 |
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.

Livingston Place at Southern, Washington, DC

Livingston Place at Southern, in the District of Columbia, is reserved for seniors age 60 and above who require assistance with two or more activities of daily living.

December 06, 2019 |
9 tips on creating places of respite and reflection

A drone image of Civita recreation center shows pools, spas, multiple seating areas, fire pits, shade structures, and natural walls dividing spaces designed by landscape architect Lifescapes International. Civita is a master planned community built from a former sand and gravel quarry in San Diego. Bassenian Lagoni was the architect for the 8,720-sf clubhouse. Photo: Harrison Photographic 


December 04, 2019 | Pat Curry, Contributing Editor

We talked to six veteran landscape architects about how to incorporate gardens and quiet spaces i...

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Company to celebrate 55 years in storage and organization with a visit by celebrity guest Anthony Carrino.

MasterSuite, one of ClosetMaid’s best-known product lines, offers a premium range of textured wood styles.

November 20, 2019 |

Company to celebrate 55 years in storage and organization with a visit by celebrity guest Ant...

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817 W. 12th Street. Rendering: Transwestern.

November 20, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Transwestern is developing the projects.

U.S. multifamily market stays strong into 4th quarter 2019

Photo: Pexels

November 14, 2019 | Yardi Matrix

October performance sets a record amid rising political pressure to cap rent growth, reports Yard...

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ProForm Studio Bike Pro

Reviewer Elyse Betters-Picaro gives high marks to the ProForm Studio Bike Pro ($999) as her best buy for alternatives to Peloton. Photo: ProForm

November 08, 2019 |

ProForm Studio Bike Pro review.

Multifamily construction market remains strong heading into 2020

“Multifamily and Senior/Assisted Living have been two of the hottest markets for proposal activity for quite some time,” says PSMJ’s Greg Hart.


November 07, 2019 | PSMJ Resources

Fewer than one in 10 AEC firms doing multifamily work reported a decrease in proposal activity in...

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