Development


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    Migration is only one driver behind strong leasing in Texas

    In leasing 110 apartments in one month at a North Texas property, Carbon Cos. sees residents come from a variety of places.

    By Aug. 18, 2022
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    Lumber prices ride a volatility roller coaster

    Multifamily builders are pre-purchasing and warehousing lumber for future projects as the market remains in flux.

    By Aug. 17, 2022
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    After Surfside settlement, Terra begins mixed-use project near Miami airport

    The South Florida developer plans to construct 1,200 apartments overall at the CentroCity development.

    By Aug. 17, 2022
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    Milhaus breaks ground on Kansas City, Missouri, apartment building

    The $66.8 million Jamestown Square project will add 226 units in the city center.

    By Aug. 17, 2022
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    Morgan Properties, NewPoint launch affordable housing finance platform

    The NewPoint Impact initiative offers four public-private lending strategies.

    By Aug. 12, 2022
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    Katerra factory buyer acquires PA facility, targets multifamily construction

    Volumetric Building’s new factory will serve major markets in the Northeast, such as Philadelphia, New York City and Washington, D.C.

    By Sebastian Obando • Aug. 11, 2022
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    $110M Maryland development aims for NGBS-Gold certification

    The Six by Perseus TDC will feature sustainable building processes and materials, as well as native plantings and electric vehicle charging stations.

    By Aug. 9, 2022
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    7 apartment design trends making waves this summer

    From pet spas to work pods to pickleball courts, everything is elevated.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • Aug. 8, 2022
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    Yardi: Office-to-multifamily conversions pose cost, logistical challenges

    Despite predictions earlier in the pandemic, these conversions have proven to be a “slow, niche trend” that largely delivers high-end housing.

    By Aug. 8, 2022
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    What one investment manager looks for in developer partners

    CP Capital’s vice president of investments said choosing which companies to work with — like Greystar and Alliance Residential — is crucial to his firm’s success.

    By Aug. 5, 2022
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    Mid-Atlantic developer EYA adds dedicated multifamily team

    The two hires will manage multiple new development projects to advance the firm’s focus on mixed-use, walkable neighborhoods.

    By Aug. 5, 2022
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    Multifamily design levels up to meet sophisticated tenant expectations

    As apartment residents pay ever-higher rents, they expect more bling for their buck.

    By Robyn Griggs Lawrence • Aug. 4, 2022
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    Lendlease breaks ground on $1.15B San Francisco tower

    The mixed-use 30 Van Ness project represents the firm’s largest investment ever in North America.

    By , Zachary Phillips • Aug. 3, 2022
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    To meet demand, US needs 4.3M more apartments by 2035

    The nation lost 4.7 million affordable units between 2015 and 2020, and now faces a 600,000-unit deficit, according to a new study.

    By Aug. 2, 2022
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    Georgia senator introduces legislation to bolster military housing nationwide

    Raphael Warnock proposed a series of bills to address the Basic Allowance for Housing, increase homeownership and build more homes for service members.

    By Aug. 2, 2022
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    Top 10 US metros for multifamily starts

    Starts in the sector grew by 24% in the first half of 2022, per a new report.

    By Julie Strupp • Aug. 2, 2022
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    Miami developer plans to build 8,000 workforce units a year

    Ernesto Lopes developed a model that relies on repetition, but labor and materials still present challenges.

    By Aug. 1, 2022
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    Demand for student housing surges

    To meet growing enrollments, developers must build in contingencies for interest rate increases and lingering supply chain issues.

    By July 21, 2022
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    Multifamily construction starts fall 3%

    As recession fears spread, the construction industry logged a slowdown in commercial, manufacturing and institutional activity last month, while architects’ billings grew at a slower pace. 

    By Joe Bousquin • July 21, 2022
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    Continental Realty Corp. closes $146M private equity fund

    The money will help the Baltimore-based real estate investment and management company target acquisitions in the Southeast.

    By July 21, 2022
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    Is Class A multifamily a good investment?

    Tenants with more money can pay more rent, but is the investment really that simple?

    July 18, 2022
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    Wood Partners breaks ground on 2 mid-rise properties

    Alta on the Row in Worcester, Massachusetts, and Alta North in Cumming, Georgia, will open in late 2023.

    By July 14, 2022
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    Build-to-rent firm AHV to open Dallas community

    As rising interest rates price many home buyers out of the for-sale market, AHV Communities is opening a new neighborhood of for-rent single-family homes.

    By July 11, 2022
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    Multifamily starts plummet in May

    Interest rate concerns mount with contractors as the backlog of apartment units that have not yet started hits 30%.

    By July 8, 2022
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    Thought Leaders: June 2022

    This month executives from Camden, Village Green, CHA Partners and more talk about their latest challenges and successes.

    By June 30, 2022