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.
All renderings courtesy ODA New York. Click here to enlarge.
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.
The $46 million Charlotte Park Apartments project, part of the 295-acre Hitachi master-planned community in San Jose, Calif., features 200 affordable apartments built by ROEM Buillders, Inc. In its latest “State of the Nation's Housing Market” report, the Joint Center for Housing Studies laments that projects like this one, for moderate- and low-income renters, are fewer and farther between. Image: ROEM Builders
The Joint Center for Housing Studies’ latest disection of America’s housing market finds moderate...read more
Rendering courtesy C.F. Møller
The development acts as a transition area between a traditional urban landscape and parklands....
San Francisco. Photo: Tony Webster/Creative Commons.
Critics charge that the measure may backfire and actually reduce new affordable units.
The Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, with the 3737 Chestnut building in the background. Courtesy BLT Architects. Click here to enlarge.
The Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral capitalizes on hot property to help fund much needed upgrade...read more
New rendering of Monad Terrace. Courtesy JDS Development Group, via Curbed Miami
A man-made lagoon with lush vegetation at the base of the complex is expected to adapt to climate...read more
A 24-story building with 241 affordable housing units will include a charter school, medical center, cultural spaces, and a supermarket. Image: Dattner Architects
The 24-story curved building would be 70% more efficient than comparable housing in New York City...
Indie Apartments in Austin. Rendering courtesy Transwestern Development. Click here to enlarge.
Indie Apartments will consist of 139 one- and two-bedroom units at 350- and 520-sf each.
A planned mixed-use development called Bayside, in a suburb of Dallas will feature a lagoon and water fountain that would be a first for Texas. Phase I construction on the residential, office, and retail parts of the 262-acre project is scheduled to begin in the few months. Image: Humphreys and Partners Architects
Construction will soon begin on housing, retail, and office spaces.
Cloverdale749. Photo: Lawrence Anderson/LOHA
A San Francisco low-income mixed-use complex, a Los Angeles homeless veterans housing facility, a...read more
The StratIS app gives property managers wireless control over thermostats and door locks. Image: StratIS
Ease of installation is one of StratIS’s selling features.
Photo: Jazz Guy/Creative Commons
Designers without previous multifamily experience could overlook key provisions.
Renderings courtesy HOK/Greenland Group
Recently approved for development, the 67-story building will have more than 900 units.
Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle opened its first on-campus student housing building last fall. The residence hall has 16,850 sf of academic space as well as a first-floor “living room” with a fireside lounge. Photo courtesy Ankrom Moisan Architects
In the hyper-competitive higher education sector, colleges and universities view residence halls...read more
Photo: Brett VA, Wikimedia Commons
Senior housing occupancy is at its highest level since 2007, and 2015 was a record year for sales...read more