The Best Multifamily Contractors in Washington, District of Columbia
Published in GC Magazine September 10, 2019 Editorial Staff In 2017, Curbed Washington DC reported that the U.S. Capital is in need of housing units to keep up with the upward trend in the job market. Multifamily developers and business owners see this as an opportunity, especially since the city’s rental rates have risen 45% between 2005 and 2015. If that trend is any indication,…
How 1 Construction Firm Is Thinking Outside The Box To Help Developers Cut Costs
Published in Bisnow July 29, 2019 Julia Troy A developer recently approached Ellisdale Construction President Kevin Ash with a problem. The firm wanted to construct a wood-frame building with five floors of residential units and four floors of parking, but due to the height restrictions placed on the wood, they knew they would have to put two of those parking floors underground — an expensive…
Replacing Concrete Framing With Light Gauge Metal Can Cut Costs By 10%
Published in Bisnow May 08, 2019 Alexandra Mar Labor costs are up, material costs are up, and some multifamily projects that might have been easy to finance five years ago are now frozen in their tracks. But a cost-saving alternative to standard, cast-in-place concrete structural work is helping developers move forward. Increasingly, multifamily developers are seeing success replacing labor-intensive formed concrete with light gauge metal….