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…
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….