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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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    Sectors to watch in 2022

    Learn more about how various construction sectors will fair this year.

    By Construction Dive staff
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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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    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
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    Camden's Laurie Baker on her career trajectory and the 'courage to be imperfect'

    Baker, recently appointed as COO, brings over two decades of experience to one of the country's largest apartment developers.

    By Leslie Shaver • Jan. 19, 2022
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    Texas developer settles military housing fraud claim for $500K

    Hunt Military Communities submitted false information to the Air Force in order to receive higher performance incentive payouts, according to the Department of Justice.

    By Leslie Shaver • Jan. 18, 2022
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    How higher rents, rising values will drive multifamily construction in 2022

    Experts predict the factors that will influence apartment development this year.

    By Leslie Shaver • Jan. 11, 2022
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    Balfour Beatty Communities pleads guilty, fined $65 million for defrauding U.S. military

    Company employees manipulated data related to maintenance and resident satisfaction in military housing to earn millions in undue bonus fees.

    By Leslie Shaver • Jan. 10, 2022
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    Balfour Beatty benefits from prefab panels on Virginia apartment project

    The contractor is employing prefabricated exterior wall panels and MEP components for a residential tower near Washington, D.C.

    By Jeffrey Steele • Dec. 23, 2021
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    Construction restarts on Miami's deepest parking garage

    Residents at a neighboring property had expressed concern about construction causing soil erosion, cracks in concrete and ground movement.

    By Leslie Shaver • Dec. 23, 2021
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    Did construction next door cause the Surfside, Florida, condo collapse?

    A lawsuit alleges that questionable construction practices at a neighboring building contributed to the tragedy, but attorneys for the defendants told Construction Dive they disagree.

    By Leslie Shaver • Dec. 2, 2021
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    5 of the largest mixed-use projects in the works across the US

    Developments in Texas, New York, Virginia and elsewhere are home to new residential, retail and office spaces valued in the billions.

    By Mary Salmonsen • Nov. 30, 2021