Design


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    Sustainability is a ‘differentiator’ for multifamily developers

    With regulations and incentives now widespread, experts encourage looking at energy-efficient features with an entrepreneurial lens.

    By May 23, 2024
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    Salvi Media

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    Consumer interest in wellness has reached a critical mass

    Health-focused features drive value and revenue at multifamily properties, according to speakers at the Wellness Real Estate and Communities Symposium.

    By May 21, 2024
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    Top 5 stories from Multifamily Dive

    A roundup of some of Multifamily Dive’s top stories of 2024.

    By Multifamily Dive staff
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    DEALS + STARTS

    Mast Capital starts 320 units in high-growth Florida market

    Hancock Bridge Square is set to take advantage of rapidly rising rents in Fort Myers.

    By April 23, 2024
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    Q&A

    The country’s top apartment builder says higher prices are here to stay

    Summit Contracting Group’s Marc Padgett sees business picking up, but says that construction costs remain stubborn.

    By April 19, 2024
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    PROJECT SPOTLIGHT

    Tech-focused apartment tower set to open in Oakland

    Managed by Bozzuto, 1900 Broadway will offer office space, coworking options, a fleet of Teslas and amenity access through an integrated mobile app.

    By April 17, 2024
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    DEALS + STARTS

    Related Group starts $500M tower on Chicago waterfront

    400 Lake Shore will replace the abandoned Chicago Spire project with two residential buildings and a new public park.

    By April 5, 2024
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    City of Chicago

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    Design firm rolls out conversion scorecard

    Lamar Johnson Collaborative rates potential adaptive reuse sites based on incentives, building form and function, location and reputation.

    By April 4, 2024
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    Connie Zhou

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    6 multifamily projects showcase award-winning design

    The National Association of Home Builders recognized developments from across the country in its recent awards program.

    By Updated April 1, 2024
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    PROJECT SPOTLIGHT

    Hoboken Point caters to NYC-area ‘hybrid’ professionals

    The Weehawken, New Jersey, property that will be managed by Greystar includes a 5,200-square-foot coworking center.

    By March 12, 2024
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    PROJECT SPOTLIGHT

    New Florida apartment designed as a ‘neighborhood social hub’

    Society Orlando’s common areas include a 50,000-square-foot pool deck and a lobby with a public bar.

    By March 7, 2024
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    DEALS + STARTS

    Landmark breaks ground on 1,286 beds near University of Southern California

    The Standard at Los Angeles is the developer’s second student housing project in the city.

    By March 1, 2024
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    PROJECT SPOTLIGHT

    Structured Development completes multiphase project in Chicago’s Lincoln Park

    Wendelin Park encompasses three types of properties: co-living, affordable-rate for-sale condos and market-rate rentals.

    By March 1, 2024
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    Deals + Starts: February 2024

    Fifield, Universe Holdings, Moinian Group, JPI and others were in the news this month.

    By Multifamily Dive Staff • March 1, 2024
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    5 of the largest office conversions underway across the US

    Over 55,000 residential units are in the pipeline, concentrated in major metros.

    By Feb. 21, 2024
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    DEALS + STARTS

    210 units go vertical next to future light rail stop in Miami

    Wynwood Station by Fifield Cos. will feature an industrial-style exterior inspired by its location.

    By Feb. 20, 2024
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    PROJECT SPOTLIGHT

    Quarterra starts leasing 224 units in Denver’s Golden Triangle

    Kindred Apartments is the 11th Denver development for Lennar’s multifamily subsidiary.

    By Feb. 20, 2024
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    Q&A

    Cortland names new architecture lead

    Bill Davis brings a holistic approach to his new role as executive vice president of design and architecture at the Atlanta-based developer, owner and manager.

    By Feb. 9, 2024
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    Opinion

    Renters weigh in on their favorite workout room features

    As the Peloton bike wanes in demand, fitness equipment like CrossFit and TRX are tops with apartment residents, according to a new NMHC report.

    By Sarah Yaussi • Feb. 5, 2024
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    What apartment leaders need to know for 2024

    It’s anyone’s guess what will happen in the next 12 months, but these insights from multifamily pros can help bring the year into focus. 

    By Multifamily Dive Staff • Jan. 26, 2024
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    Thought Leaders: January 2024

    Executives from Denholtz, StarPoint, Woodmont and more talk about their latest challenges and successes.

    By Multifamily Dive Staff • Jan. 25, 2024
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    Where land is scarce and housing is costly, some cities are looking up

    Jurisdictions across the country are relaxing zoning laws to allow for taller multifamily construction.

    By Amanda Loudin • Jan. 19, 2024
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    Q&A

    New Jersey owner caters to empty nesters

    Woodmont Properties offers flexibility, storage and larger apartments.

    By Jan. 19, 2024
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    Q&A

    The evolution of build to rent

    As he embarks on a new role as CEO of ARK Homes For Rent, John Isakson sees an opportunity to define the BTR sector.

    By Jan. 16, 2024
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    DEALS + STARTS

    Developer buys $7M Seattle office building for residential conversion

    Queen Anne Plaza will be the city’s first post-pandemic office-to-multifamily project.

    By Jan. 12, 2024
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    2024 OUTLOOK

    Top multifamily design trends for 2024

    Here’s what renters are looking for and designers and developers aim to highlight in the year ahead.

    By Jan. 10, 2024