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.  
Kaiser Permanente takes aim at reducing chronic homelessness

The number of homeless living on the Hawaiian island of Oahu increased by 12% last year. On that island, Honolulu, the state’s capital, is one of 15 communities nationwide where Kaiser Permanente and Community Solutions are working together to reduce chronic homelessness. Image: Photo by Ivan Lizarde on Unsplash

March 11, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Initiatives include a multimillion-dollar investment fund, and collaborating with a group that wo...

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MLK Plaza exterior

Photo credit: Miguel de Guzman / ImagenSubliminal

March 06, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project was financed by the City’s ELLA program.

Rendering of 2111 S. Wabash

Courtesy Solomon Cordwell Buenz

February 26, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Solomon Cordwell Buenz is designing the project.

yotelPAD exterior

Courtesy Stantec.

February 04, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

YotelPAD is a new brand by Yotel.

The Avery, a 618-foot residential tower designed by Rem Koolhaas' OMA.

The top-floor penhouse at The Avery will feature a 1,580-sf private deck that can be customized with amenities like a yoga deck, garden, dining area, and lounge. All renderings: OMA, courtesy Related California

January 29, 2019 | BD+C Staff

A glass-enclosed, full-floor, 8,482-sf penthouse will sit more than 600 feet above San Francisco'...

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LUX luxury townhomes exterior

Photo: Lane Dittoe

January 28, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

KTGY Architecture + Planning designed the project.

220 Central Park South's limestone facade

220 Central Park South under construction. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons, godsfriendchuck

January 25, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The unit comprises four stories at 220 Central Park South in Manhattan.

Caoba pool deck

Courtesy Miami Worldcenter

January 22, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Caoba was co-developed by CIM Group and Falcone Group.

Lakeyard District's infinity pool and outdoor amenity space

Courtesy BGO Architects.

January 07, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

BGO Architects is designing the project.

ARO's metal grid pattern

Courtesy CetraRuddy

December 11, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

CetraRuddy designed the building.

Barrier Free Living facility exterior in Manhattan

Rendering courtesy JCJ Architecture

December 06, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The non-profit’s new facility will provide housing and support services for survivors of domestic...

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| December 05, 2018 | Unilock

Hubbard Place is a 44-story, 450-unit apartment community in Chicago’s River North neighborhood,...

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Yarn Works interior

The $24.2 million Yarn Works renovation provided 29 one-bedroom, 58 two-bedroom, and nine three-bedroom apartments. Photo: © Andy Ryan

November 26, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

111-year-old mill becomes a mixed-income multifamily community.

The 41-story Ko'ula residential tower is part of a 60-acre waterfront redevelopment in downtown Honolulu. Image: The Howard Hughes Corporation

November 20, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Studio Gang pays homage to sugarcane plants that were once prevalent in this area.

Aerial view of 76&Park

Photo: Laurian Ghinitoiu

November 14, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building spans 270,000 sf.

Ryan Companies, Cadence Living and an affiliate of Starwood Captual recently announced a new 135-unit senior living community, Accoya Scottsdale Troon in Arizona, whose construction should be completed by mid 2020. A new report by Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies finds that seniors will have a hard time affording housing in the future. Image: Ryan Companies.

November 14, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The study foresees a significant segment of seniors struggling to buy or rent on their own or wit...

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The Metro
October 23, 2018 | Rob Cassidy, Executive Editor

Developers and their project teams are recognizing the value of walkability, convenient neighborh...

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A proposed 21-story residential tower in Milwaukee, Wis., would be the tallest in the country if approved by the city. Image: Korb + Associates Architects

October 19, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The developer is confident that the city will approve construction, which is scheduled to start n...

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Shoreline Gateway Rendering

Image courtesy of Shoreline Development Partners, LP 

October 15, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Studio One Eleven designed the tower.

Anchor Place

Photo: Nahid Laciura

October 10, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

This year’s prestigious Gold Nugget Awards honor four projects that provide affordably priced hou...

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The New Home Company

The New Home Company executives toast the topping-off of the Seacliff, Playa Vista, Calif. Left to right: Chris Christian, Construction Manager; Eric Ree, Seabluff Sales Manager; Melanie Andrews, VP of Purchasing; Robin Koenemann, SVP; Larry Webb, CEO; Tom Redwitz, CIO; Joan Webb, CMO; A.J. Jarvis, Southern California Division President; Leonard Miller, COO; and Rick Bianchi,VP/Regional Manager. Courtesy The New Home Company

October 09, 2018 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

The company, which is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif. relies heavily on focus groups and mar...

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Photo: Rasmus Hjortshoj

October 09, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building is approximately 73,000 sf.

Hotel Trio

Martin King Photography

October 04, 2018 | David Malone, Assoiate Editor

Axis/GFA Architecture and Design was the architect for the project.

Peloton cycling studio at Spoke Apartments

The Peloton cycling studio at Spoke Apartments, Chicago, developed by Bond Companies with Morgan Holdings. A separate fitness space has strength-training gear, WELLBEATS fitness-on-demand, and a yoga studio. A one-acre outdoor amenity space has a pool, bocce court, and entertainment areas. Photo: Spoke Apartments.

September 25, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Equipment choice, room size, program offerings—a lot of thinking has to go into creating a fitnes...

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100 norfolk

Photo: Miguel de Guzmán / Imagen Subliminal

September 24, 2018 | Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editor

Using bold cantilevering and imaginative structural design, ODA and its project team created a 12...

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The main entry to Mulligan School

The main entry to Mulligan School on Sheffield Avenue has a gray limestone surround with foliate ornament and a tall pediment set on pilasters. The iron fence was reclaimed from remnant pieces after the fire and remade from scratch to match the original.

September 21, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

A project team soldiers on in the wake of a nightmarish turn of events.

Multifamily market trends 2018: What the experts are saying

“The supply of condos out there is high end and much larger in size,” said Tom Weeks, Executive General Manager for Development, Lendlease. Photo: Pixabay


September 19, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

The growth of keyless entry solutions and demand for oversized units are among the trends and ide...

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The Residences at Brighton Marine
August 29, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Architectural Team designed the project.

325 Kent Exterior
August 27, 2018 | MFDC Editors

The 5 buildings highlight MFDC's summer issue noteworthy projects section.

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