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.  
Apartments outperform office, retail, industrial properties: NMHC research

According to the authors, part of the reason that apartment returns outperform other asset classes is because investors tend to underestimate capital expenditures for both office and industrial properties. Photo: Pixabay

March 21, 2018 | NMHC

Apartments offer strong returns and relatively low risk, according to new research from the Natio...

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The 96,000-sf Merrill Place, a residence hall on the 170-acre campus of Plymouth (N.H.) State University, will convert its student rooms to hotel rooms during the summer. Image: (c) Anton Grassl

March 06, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The opening of a new residence hall could help with Plymouth State University’s hospitality marke...

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Katerra's sole factory, in Phoenix, produces wall panels, roof and floor trusses, cabinets, and countertops. The company, which recently raised $865 million in new venture capital financing, expects to have five more plants operating by year's end. Image: Katerra

March 04, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Investors flock to this vertically integrated startup, which automates its design and constructio...

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Transwestern data points to demand for larger rental units among baby boomers

Photo: Pexels

February 28, 2018 | Transwestern

As baby boomers seek to downsize from large homes, developers are increasingly designing apartmen...

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The gasholders London

Courtesy Wilkinson Eyre

February 27, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new residences are part of the King’s Cross redevelopment scheme.

The Sur multifamily development
February 22, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building is part of the National Gateway mixed-use development at Potomac yard.

February 15, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Renters are on the rise in 21 of the 30 countries examined in RentCafé’s recent study.

4 ways multifamily developers can attract Baby Boomer, Millennial buyers

Photo: Pixabay

January 31, 2018 | BD+C Staff

As Baby Boomers downsize and Millennials begin buying homes, multifamily developments in dynamic...

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Austin, Texas
January 25, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Over the past 10 years, the number of renters has increased by 23 million.

Alys Beach, a luxury residential community in western Florida, enforces building standards that protect its houses from high winds. Image: Alys Beach

January 24, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Alys Beach’s in-house GC builds to standards set by the FORTIFIED program.

Apartment rent rates jump 2.5% in 2017, led by small and mid-sized markets

Photo: Pixabay

January 24, 2018 | BD+C Staff

The average price for one-bedroom units increased the most.

Rendering of the exterior of the Concours at Carlisle
January 17, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new development will represent the only auto condo community in Central Pennsylvania.

CBD Detroit exterior rendering

Rendering courtesy of City Club Apartments

January 16, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The development is being built on the former site of the Statler Hotel.

Multifamily 2018 outlook: Developers pump the brakes, but will maintain historic pace

Photo: Pixabay

January 10, 2018 | CBRE

Multifamily developers are poised to register the second-highest annual completions count of this...

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Rendering of 61 Banks Street designed by Booth Hansen

Rendering courtesy Draper and Kramer, Incorporated

January 09, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 8-story building will feature two- and three-bedroom residences.

The 232-foot-tall Terrace House luxury condo development will be the tallest hybrid wood structure in North America.

The project received official approval to use exposed mass timber in the top seven stories of the 19-story building. Renderings: PortLiving

January 04, 2018 | PortLiving

The 232-foot-tall Terrace House luxury condo development will be the tallest hybrid wood structur...

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Exterior of Ascension on the Bayou

Photo courtesy of Meeks + Partners

January 03, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new community is located in the economic and population center of Houston.

December 12, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

The editors of Multifamily Design + Construction magazine need your expertise.

Avenida Lakewood

Rendering courtesy KTGY Architecture + Planning

December 07, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

KTGY Architecture + Planning designed the new Avenida Lakewood just six miles from downtown Denve...

First Porsche, now Aston Martin: Sports car maker co-develops Miami condo tower

Renderings: Aston Martin Residences

November 29, 2017 | BD+C Staff

The 391-unit Aston Martin Residences will feature seven penthouses and a duplex penthouse, all wi...

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2018 outlook: Economists point to slowdown, AEC professionals say ‘no way’

Photo: Juhasz Imre/Pexels

November 28, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Multifamily housing and senior living developments head the list of the hottest sectors heading i...

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Canoe Landing Campus, Toronto, designed by ZAS Architects

Visible from surrounding vertical neighborhood, Canoe Landing’s dynamic roof is a vital element. Embedded within the outer frame, the building’s elevator/stair core pierces through the roof to reveal a rooftop basketball court, encircled by a running track and outdoor yoga area. Renderings: ZAS Architects

November 28, 2017 | ZAS Architects

The $65 million Canoe Landing Campus brings much needed social infrastructure to the 20,000 resid...

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Anthem House is a new $100 million lifestyle community on a three-acre abandoned industrial site in the Locust Point section of Baltimore.

Anthem House is a new $100 million lifestyle community on a three-acre abandoned industrial site in the Locust Point section of Baltimore. Photo: Ray Cavicchio

November 15, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

These recently completed projects represent emerging trends and design innovations in the multifa...

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No place like home: LA’s The Six provides permanent supportive housing for veterans

The project team for The Six, led by architect Brooks + Scarpa, carved massive holes into three sides of the building to cross-ventilate the courtyard and adjacent community room on the second-floor podium level. “This provides light, air, and defensible space for tenants, while opening it up to the community,” says Lead Designer Lawrence Scarpa, FAIA. Photo: Tara Wujcik

November 08, 2017 | Pat Curry, Contributing Editor

The 52-unit development gives hope and dignity to homeless or disabled veterans and others in nee...

The residential entrance to The Nest at 1324 N. Broad St

Rendering courtesy of Bock Development Group and Cecil Baker + Partners

November 01, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower will provide apartment units for students and young professionals.

AIA course: Multifamily security design tips

Photo: Kwikset 

October 31, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

This course will discuss major security-related principles in the design and construction of mult...

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Luminaira affordable apartment housing

Luminaira. Photo courtesy of KTGY Architecture + Planning

October 30, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The buildings offer a total of 166 apartments.

Early days at Isle of Palms. J.C. Long is at left in photo.

Early days at Isle of Palms. J.C. Long is at left in photo. Except as noted, all images courtesy 
The Beach Company

October 29, 2017 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

Spanning four generations, The Beach Company continues to expand its development footprint across...

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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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