News & Opinions
The latest news and insights from Hanley Wood’s outspoken experts and key thought-leaders throughout the residential and commercial design and construction industry.
Donna Kimura / AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE / September 18, 2013
A mammoth preservation deal involving six properties and 841 units in Massachusetts has been selected the overall winner in Affordable Housing Finance’s Readers’ Choice Awards.
The $243 million deal is one of the largest preservation efforts seen in Massachusetts.
Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) acquired the properties, known as the Boston Cape Cod Hudson Portfolio, when the prior owner decided to go out of business. The acquisition and rehab of the properties ensures that they will remain home to low-income seniors and families for years to come.
Three developments withRead More
Katie Weeks / ECOBUILDING pulse / September 13, 2013
Dennis Creech’s impressive track record of advocating for high-performance housing and energy efficiency at Southface won over the judges for The Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing. We recently sat down with Creech to chat about his approach to bringing together multiple players to advance sustainable housing, his perspective on the industry over the past 30 years, and what he plans to do with the $50,000 cash prize of The Hanley Award.Read More
Eric Wills, Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson / ARCHITECT / September 10, 2013
For the fifth year, our annual ranking of U.S. architecture firms finds the best … not necessarily the biggest.
Most lists of top architecture firms are nothing more than a straight-up ranking of top revenue-producers. Not the ARCHITECT 50. Now in its fifth year, the program aspires to much more: A qualitative look at how firms stack up across a broad range of categories, from business to sustainability to design. We consider net revenue per employee, profits invested in research, and energy-efficiency metrics (how well firms are meeting the AIA’s 2030 challenge, for instance).Read More
Victoria K. Sicaras
Washington, DC, Aug 28, 2013–Concrete Surfaces, published by Hanley Wood LLC, is pleased to announce the winners in its Third Annual Polished Concrete Awards.
Several projects from around the world were entered in eight different categories. Plus, more than 2,200 online visitors voted for their favorite project to win in the Readers’ Choice Category.
The categories were Commercial, Educational, Industrial, Craftsman, Retail, Institutional, Residential, and Countertop. In some categories, judgesRead More
APWA / August 28, 2013
KANSAS CITY, MO. – Each year, APWA presents the Public Works Projects of the Year awards to promote excellence in the management and administration of public works projects. The APWA Project of the Year Award recognizes the alliance between the managing agency, the contractor, the consultant, and their cooperative achievements. This year’s award winners will be recognized during APWA’s International Public Works Congress & Exposition, which takes place August 25-28, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois at the McCormick Place Lakeside Center.
The APWA Public Works Projects of the YearRead More