Multifamily


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    UK modular tech firm raises $11.5M, appoints new head of US division

    London-based Modulous claims to enable 50% faster project delivery, 60% reduction in embodied carbon and 70% reduction in construction waste.

    By Sept. 14, 2022
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    Freddie Mac expects multifamily contraction through the end of 2022

    Macroeconomic headwinds include inflation and rising Treasury rates.

    By Mary Salmonsen • Aug. 4, 2022
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    Miami developer plans to build 8,000 apartment units a year

    Ernesto Lopes’ concrete-based modular approach relies on repetition, but labor and materials still present challenges.

    By Leslie Shaver • Aug. 2, 2022
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    Luxury condos underway in the Las Vegas Valley

    The Pinnacle Residences in Henderson, Nevada, will be the first new residential high-rise towers to hit the market since the Great Recession.

    By Mary Salmonsen • June 28, 2022
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    YIMBYs add new twist to local zoning, development battles

    Groups dedicated to pushing for affordable housing policies are coming into their own.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • June 21, 2022
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    Meet the YIMBYs

    Housing advocates are changing the affordability conversation by standing up for denser development.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • June 16, 2022
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    Surfside, Florida, condo site sells for $120M

    The developer of the 2-acre property will need to consider a range of issues before starting work on a planned luxury residential tower, experts say.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • May 25, 2022
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    As destructive wildfires increase, new model can calculate property risk

    A nonprofit's online tool identifies a home's wildfire risk based on publicly available data and property details.

    By May 18, 2022
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    Balfour Beatty Communities faces new scrutiny for military housing as parent company wins DOD contract

    A Senate subcommittee report alleged untreated mold growth, cracked floor tiles held together by packing tape and broken appliances.

    By Leslie Shaver • May 18, 2022
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    How $21B in foreign investment is shaping the multifamily landscape

    This four-part series looks at how capital from outside the U.S. is moving into multifamily — and the types of properties and places investors seek.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • May 17, 2022
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    Canada tops the list of foreign investors in US multifamily

    The countries that have consistently spent the most on multifamily properties in the United States have shifted for the first time in 10 years.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • May 16, 2022
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    Foreign investors chase renters into new markets

    In the U.S. multifamily sector, 62% of cross-border investment was outside major cities last year.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • May 16, 2022
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    International investment in US multifamily sector grows

    Foreign investors poured $21 billion into American multifamily properties last year, much of it in the Sun Belt and second-tier markets.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • May 16, 2022
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    Foreign capital zeroes in on ESG-compliant properties

    Multifamily investors from Europe are starting to insist properties meet environmental, social and governance metrics. 

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • May 16, 2022
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    The top 10 residential builders of 2022

    Dallas, Texas-based D.R. Horton remains at the top of the list for the 20th year in a row with 81,981 homes closed last year.

    By Mary Salmonsen • May 16, 2022
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    How a top national apartment builder deals with materials volatility

    Multifamily builder and developer NRP Group locks in orders on variable-rate agreements.

    By Leslie Shaver • May 11, 2022
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    Top US apartment builders, developers report large gains

    Greystar moved from sixth place to the top of NMHC’s list of builders.

    By Leslie Shaver • May 2, 2022
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    As demand soars, apartment builders battle supply chain woes

    Hoar Construction uses a range of strategies to stay ahead of pricing challenges amid the Sun Belt construction boom.

    By Ripley Bickerstaff • April 21, 2022
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    Russian real estate investors scramble to sell US holdings

    Although government scrutiny may force some Russians to offload their U.S. apartments, the impact on the commercial real estate market will be limited, industry watchers say.

    By Leslie Shaver • April 1, 2022
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    Bidding wars break out in NY while San Fran multifamily properties struggle

    The major coastal metros are following different paths to recovery.

    By Leslie Shaver • March 23, 2022
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    Utah's tallest high-rise project under construction

    The 372-unit Astra Tower, a luxury apartment building developed by Kensington Investment Co., is set to open in 2024.

    By Mary Salmonsen • March 18, 2022
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    10 of the largest multifamily starts to watch in 2022

    A surge in apartment demand met a record year for new unit starts in 2021, and experts say this trend will continue.

    By Mary Salmonsen • Feb. 2, 2022
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    Senators raise questions about Balfour Beatty's military housing management

    The legislators want the Defense Department to address how a recent settlement will affect the developer’s contracts at 55 U.S. military installations.

    By Leslie Shaver • Jan. 28, 2022
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    2022 outlook

    What contractors need to know for the year ahead

    While market observers still see plenty of challenges on the horizon, they are optimistic about the new year, this roundup of Construction Dive stories shows.

    Jan. 27, 2022
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    2022 outlook

    Rents will skyrocket in these 10 markets this year

    The cost of leasing an apartment will rise across the country with the largest increases in Sun Belt states, according to industry analysts.

    By Leslie Shaver • Jan. 21, 2022