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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
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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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    2022 outlook

    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
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    UK modular builder expands to US, hires former Katerra staff

    Four former senior employees of the offsite construction firm that declared bankruptcy earlier this year have landed new roles in Modulous' Seattle office.

    By Nov. 11, 2021
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    Homebuilder combats critical supply chain shortages

    Drees Homes has found creative workarounds for delayed materials, like assisting homeowners with buying their own appliances and working closely with trades teams.  

    By Leslie Shaver • Nov. 10, 2021
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    How COVID-19 has altered apartment design, construction

    From more outdoor areas to larger package facilities, here are the top four pandemic-related items that renters look for in an apartment.

    By Leslie Shaver • Nov. 9, 2021
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    Locking in materials costs and trade partners early helps A&P mitigate shortages

    Adolfson and Peterson is securing materials and subs before projects begin, according to division president Will Pender.

    By Leslie Shaver • Nov. 2, 2021
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    In wake of Surfside disaster, Florida contractors create building safety task force

    Associated Builders and Contractors of Florida has appointed an advisory panel to look at multifamily safety issues and have a voice in upcoming legislative developments related to the June condo collapse.

    By Oct. 13, 2021
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    Questionable design, construction practices likely contributed to Surfside condo collapse

    Multiple design- and building-related issues may have led to the deadly June collapse of Champlain Towers South in Florida, said an attorney-engineer.

    By Leslie Shaver • Oct. 1, 2021