Category Archives: Construction industry

Multifamily, Industrial Lead Commercial Sectors

Multifamily and industrial properties will continue to lead growth among commercial real estate sectors as the economy makes moderate gains through the end of the year and into 2017, Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors® reports.  … Continue reading

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Cities Blend Housing With Business

Land is growing more scarce and more expensive in many large cities, and more developers are responding by combining commercial and residential spaces.  In New York, for example, “it’s getting harder and harder to do office construction,” Seymour Durst, chief administrative … Continue reading

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Apartment Development, Demand Spreads to Suburbs

While the development boom in core apartment and condominium submarkets has garnered most of the headlines, developers have actually delivered more than twice as much new multifamily supply in the suburban markets.   Several executives of large publicly traded apartment REITs … Continue reading

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Apartment Construction Hits Peak Year

Multifamily developers continue to churn out record levels of new supply ahead of what is expected to be a peak year for apartment construction in 2016. The number of new apartments under construction is at its highest level since the … Continue reading

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