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
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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.
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Designers without previous multifamily experience could overlook key provisions.
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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
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Senior housing occupancy is at its highest level since 2007, and 2015 was a record year for sales...read more
Westin hotel and transit center at Denver International Airport, Denver. Photo courtesy Gensler
Technology is running wild in Gensler’s 2016 forecast, as things like virtual reality, "smart" bu...read more
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The 57-story Elysee Miami will offer residents impeccable views and plenty of amenities.
Greenpoint Landing in Brooklyn, New York City, a megaproject with affordable rentals. Image courtesy Handel Architects, via Gothamist.
Aimed at designing efficient, flexible ground-floor space.
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Floating vanities, tricked-out showers, and freestanding tubs highlight the top bathroom design t...read more
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Charging stations, built-in coffeemakers, and pet stations—these are among the top kitchen design...read more
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The move is expected to impact high-end condo development.
This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS fa...read more
Ollie at Carmel Place in New York offers its renters furnished apartments and a host of hospitality services. Photo courtesy Ollie
The co-living platform Ollie is leasing its initial building, in New York, with housekeeping and...read more
San Diego's skyline is being transformed by new office, hotel, and residential building projects. Photo courtesy Pixabay
The city's emission-reduction plan could drive influx into downtown
At 658 feet, The Independent will be the tallest building in Austin, Texas.
Aspen Heights Partners evaluates seven metros for its initial projects.
Optimizing the window-to-wall ratio was a design focus for FXFowle (architect) on the 600-unit Crossing at Jamaica Station redevelopment, in Queens, N.Y. Also on the Building Team: ICOR Consulting Engineers (MEP), and WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff (SE). Image courtesy FXFowle.
A number of green prerogatives are having a beneficial impact on multifamily design and construct...read more
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Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies released its biennial rental housing report, and it fo...read more
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One resident says living in the curvy, glass 100 Eleventh Avenue building is like being in a wind...read more