Breaking Ground: Labor Prices Help New Construction Deals Pencil Out
While construction debt is much more limited now, construction costs have come down so much that deals are penciling out again.
Home to many financial companies, Wilmington has been hit particularly hard by the recession. But local architects aren't completely without hope.
Digging for Dollars
Developers are, inherently, eternally optimistic.
Timing the Materials Market
As the price of materials such as lumber and concrete continue to fall, many developers are employing an "as-needed" approach to purchasing at the end of the second quarter.
QAPs Get Greener
Every state made a clear effort to include and support green building measures into their low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) programs in 2009.
Connecting the Dots
Creating urban, affordable, and energyconscious developments is not just a career for Jonathan F.P. Rose, it's a lifelong passion.
SAN DIEGO—Three years after plans for a luxury condo project fell through, a landmark affordable housing development has opened on the site.
Over my nine and a half years at AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE, I've seen green invade the industry, nearly to the point of ubiquity.
SEBASTOPOL, CALIF.— The residents at Petaluma Avenue Homes don't just live near one another.
From Hotel to Housing
PORTLAND, ORE.— Five years, 23 sources of funding, and about 6,000 pages of documents. That and more went into creating a new affordable housing development serving many of the city's neediest residents.