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Multi-Family Development

July 24, 2019, 8am PDT
The newly opened Nema Chicago tower, at 76 stories, is the city of Chicago's tallest residential building.
Chicago Tribune
May 21, 2019, 2pm PDT
New apartments aren't rising as fast as the population, and rents, in central Ohio.
The Columbus Dispatch
April 28, 2019, 5am PDT
In attempt to design buildings that convey the complexity and scale of the traditional Main Street, we frequently end up with buildings that are a cartoon version of the real thing. Perhaps we are trying too hard?
CNU Public Square
September 14, 2018, 7am PDT
From high-rises to townhouses, the suburban multi-family market is growing fast.
Governing
July 19, 2018, 6am PDT
The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) is taking a strong stance in support of zoning regulations that enable new multi-family housing developments.
Metropolitan Area Planning Council
July 11, 2018, 6am PDT
A city known for relatively low rents is gaining an influx of market rate and luxury rental units.
Montreal Gazette
June 27, 2018, 2pm PDT
A report on multi-family construction around the country explains why the rent is rising so slowly in the Dallas area despite large employment gains.
The Dallas Morning News
May 19, 2018, 7am PDT
A state bill would allow for higher floor area ratio in New York City, designed to alleviate housing costs in the city, has gained most support from legislators representing areas outside the city.
Crain's New York Business
May 17, 2018, 11am PDT
Swaths of the city of Philadelphia could see increased parking minimums if a new version of a bill that failed in 2016 makes its way through City Council.
PlanPhilly
April 18, 2018, 9am PDT
Between 2000 and 2016, developers spent more than $10 billion on apartment construction in more than half of the country's largest cities.
Dallas News