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Building Boom

August 20, 2019, 11am PDT
The city of Oakland, across the bay from San Francisco, is the rare California city quickly adding housing units to the urban core. Local businesses are struggling to hang on as construction changes the fabric of the neighborhood.
San Francisco Chronicle
Blog post
July 31, 2019, 5am PDT
Contrary to popular myth, New York is not drowning in new housing.
Michael Lewyn
April 21, 2019, 1pm PDT
Demand for housing in and around Seattle is way up—so much so that the region led the entire country in the number of apartments it has filled so far this year.
The Seattle Times
March 16, 2019, 7am PDT
The One Central development would transform 34 acres over Metro tracks near Soldier Field.
Chicago Tribune
February 17, 2019, 9am PST
Thousands of news residents and apartment units, along with almost a billion dollars of development investments, arrived in Downtown Minneapolis in 2017.
Star Tribune
November 3, 2018, 11am PDT
Seattle has added 2,550 hotel rooms since the beginning of 2017, with another 3,000 on the way by 2021.
The Seattle Times
August 20, 2018, 11am PDT
An already impressive skyline will be gaining some very tall additions by 2023.
Chicago Magazine
August 13, 2018, 1pm PDT
Dallas is experiencing a hotel building boom.
The Dallas Morning News
May 19, 2018, 11am PDT
A bustling economy and a worsening housing crisis isn't enough to inspire a building boom in San Francisco—quite the opposite in fact.
SocketSite
February 28, 2018, 10am PST
A new report from CBRE analyzing the Pittsburgh rental market lends evidence to the house of pro-supply arguments.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
April 25, 2017, 11am PDT
The Dallas-Fort Worth region is building multi-family housing a lot faster than anywhere else in the country, according to a recent report.
Dallas News
November 29, 2016, 8am PST
Des Moines' Downtown Chamber of Commerce expects the city's 2016 development boom to continue into the new year.
Des Moines Register
September 12, 2016, 1pm PDT
When more people start looking to buy a home in downtown areas, developers start to build condos. Boston provides the latest case study of this market tendency.
The Boston Globe
December 23, 2015, 10am PST
Permits to rehab existing multi-family buildings have skyrocketed in St. Louis.
nextSTL
October 19, 2015, 10am PDT
Nashville has 100 new projects, worth more than $2 billion, underway or in the pipeline for the next year. What does the building boom mean for city's future.
The New York Times
September 2, 2015, 9am PDT
A neighborhood known as a shopping district is quickly transforming into a live, work, play destination in heart of Denver.
The Denver Post
July 30, 2015, 2pm PDT
Not since 1963 have so many construction permits been issued. In fact, permits issued in the month of June alone exceeded the average annual total over the past two decades.
The Wall Street Journal
July 3, 2015, 11am PDT
2014-15 was a banner fiscal year for development in the jurisdiction of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee.
Nashville Business Journal
January 20, 2015, 5am PST
An image comparing the present day with Toronto from only 13 years ago has some comparing the Canadian city to New York in the 1920s.
National Post
January 1, 2015, 9am PST
The Boston Globe reports on a year of massive investments, as well as sweeping changes in leadership, taking place in the offices of the Boston Redevelopment Authority.
The Boston Globe