FEMA dollars pay for reconstruction, but local decision-makers ignore climate change impacts.
Hassalo on 8th, the first new residential building complex within the Lloyd EcoDistrict in Portland, Ore., has its water treated and recycled through the largest natural urban wastewater system in North America. Provided by Biohabitats and engineered by Glumac, the system, which also serves an office building in the ecodistrict, was installed as a tradeoff with the city for lower utility hookup fees. Photo: American Assets Trust/GBD Architects.
EcoDistricts is helping cities visualize a bigger picture that connects their communities.
Rendering courtesy of Superspace
Superspace’s proposal would create a natural promenade atop the ancient stone structure.
Park West, a 3,400-plus bed student housing complex at Texas A&M, is the university system's fifth public-private parternship in the county. Image: Weitz Company, courtesy of Servitas
Developers hope the early opening of some units sets the tone for the community and future rental...
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Multifamily green financing programs boomed in 2016, and are likely to continue to grow in 2017,...read more
The numbers of older homeowners are rising rapidly, according to the latest analysis of this cohort by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University, which notes that an aging population presents several challenges to the housing sector in terms of costs and amenities. Image: JCHS
New Joint Center report projects 66% increase in senior heads of households by 2035.
Rendering courtesy of Studio Gang
Designed by Studio Gang, the building’s stacked tiers will each comprise four floors and fan outw...read more
Photo: Rasmus Hjortshoj
Two 20-story twisting towers comprise 98 units on a three-acre site near Biscayne Bay.
M City, a 10-tower project to be located on the western edge of Mississauga, Ontario's downtown core, is the first residential development for Rogers, the media conglomerate. Image: Norm Li
Rogers moves forward on M City, a multi-building, multi-year project in a Toronto suburb.
Next month, the five-story 3435 Main Street in Kansas City, Mo., this city's first factory-built apartment building, will be ready for delivery. (Its 100 modules were produced at Champion Home Builders' factory in Nebraska). Nationally, the market researcher Axiometrics expects apartment deliveries to soar through mid 2017, and then start to recede through 2018. Image: Courtesy MAC Properties
New York is projected to lead the nation next year, thanks to construction delays in 2016
Courtesy of Watkins Glen School Apartments
The project received $3.8 million in public financing in exchange for constructing units for resi...read more
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The British automaker will partner with G and G Business Developments on the waterfront project....
Lumiere Developments says the building will generate enough energy to offer residents ‘Free Energ...read more
The 67-story Spire London will have separate entrances for tenants of affordable and pricier apartments. At 771 feet high, it would be Europe's tallest residential tower. Image: Greenland Group
China’s Greenland Group is the developer of four of the world’s 10 largest skyscrapers
The skyscraper would be the first in Australia to incorporate solar cells in its façade.
A 250-unit, 12-story, transit-oriented apartment building, developed by Lincoln Property Co., is expected to begin construction at Harlem Avenue and South Boulevard in Chicago late this year or early 2017. Lincoln is one of 32 contributors to the NHMC Research Foundation, a new research entity whose goal is to provide better and more detailed data on the multifamily housing sector. Image: Oak Park Economic Development Corp./Chicago Tribune
The list of leading developers, owners, and property managers that are funding the NMHC Research...read more
Tate at Tanglewood, a 417-unit apartment complex under construction in Houston's Uptown/Galleria submarket. Houston is leading the nation's 50 largest metros in apartment construction. Deliveries in those markets is expected to expand by 50% over 2015. Image: Tate at Tanglewood/ZRS Management
Texas is leading this multifamily construction boom, according to latest RENTCafé estimates.
Transit-oriented development and affordable housing are spurring the movement.
Parc at Midtown - Hadley Building. Image: PRNewsFoto/Surge Homes
The sub-500-sf homes will be the first of their kind to be offered in the metro known as Space Ci...
Battery Park City, New York City, New York. Photo: Gryffindor, Creative Commons
To address the affordability problem and attract tenants, owners and developers are experimenting...read more
Wind Creek Hotel & Casino, Wetumpka, Ala., designed by Hnedak Bobo Group. Photo: Jeffrey Jacobs, courtesy Hnedak Bobo Group.
Jacobs, AECOM, and Arup top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s largest...read more
CallisonRTKL designed 2929 Weslayan, a 40-story, 254-unit apartment tower in the River Oaks area of Houston, for PM Realty Group. The LEED Gold residence employs rainwater harvesting and performance-based energy modeling. Also on the Building Team: Faulkner Design Group (interior design), Brockette Davis Drake Consulting Engineers (SE), Bury Partners (CE). Blum Consulting Engineers (MEP), Scott Oldner Lighting Design, Studio Outside (landscape architect), and Jordan Foster Construction (general contractor). Photo courtesy CallisonRTKL
Lendlease, Suffolk Construction Co., and Clark Group top Building Design+Construction’s annual ra...read more
The John Buck Company is the developer for 3Eleven, a 24-story, 245-unit apartment building. The site is the parking lot of Assumption Roman Catholic Church, in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. The land owner, the Order of Friars Servants of Mary, will get renovations to its priory out of the deal. The transit-oriented project will provide parking for 109 cars and 50 bicycles, plus 3,000 sf of ground-floor retail. FitzGerald Associates Architects is the designer. Photo courtesy Fitzgerald Associates Architects
Perkins Eastman, CallisonRTKL, and Solomon Cordwell Buenz top Building Design+Construction’s annu...read more
Boston Road building in the Bronx. Photo: Michael Moran, via Curbed New York.
Designed by NYC’s Alexander Gorlin Architects, the 12-story building will have 154 studio apartme...read more
Lakeside Senior Apartments in Oakland, Calif. Photo: Bruce Damonte. Click here to enlarge.
Affordable housing, specialized housing, and accessible housing projects were honored.
Portland, Ore. Photo: Holly Hayes/Creative Commons.
Expected to raise $8 million annually on commercial and residential projects.
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Bushwick II will feature light-filled plaza spaces, a roof for urban living, and more than 800 ap...read more
Room available through Airbnb. Photo: Geremy F/Creative Commons
Allegedly removing thousands of housing units from market, driving up rents.
Cranes are springing up all over downtown Seattle, where 65 buildings are currently under construction. Image: Downtown Seattle Association
Development investment is twice what it was five years ago.
Latest survey by RENTCafé tracks size changes in 95 metros.
Taipei 101, a 2.1-million-sf, 1,667-foot-tall office building in Taiwan that was completed in 2004, was chosen by the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat as the winner of its 2016 Performance Award for efficiency and sustainability. CTBUH also selected what it considers to be the best tall buildings in four regions of the world. Image: @Taipai Financial
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat selects winners in four regions.