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.
Lindsay Machak / MULTIFAMILY EXECUTIVE / May 30, 2013
Albert Berriz wouldn’t have invested just under $6 million to use green construction to rehabilitate an affordable property without an incentive.
As part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Green Retrofit program, Berriz’s team at Ann Arbor, Mich.-based McKinley was able to secure a $5.99 million loan with 1 percent interest to make the property environmentally friendly.
The competitive loan called for creative proposals from developers across the nation and awarded Berriz, CEO, and the team at McKinley with the second largest retrofit loan in 2012 for a rehabilitationRead More
Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson / ARCHITECT / May 6, 2013
Crowdfunding has arrived in architecture—and it extends well beyond Kickstarter. Architects are using innovative platforms and legislation to usher in a new era of creative financing.
The video opens with a question: “Where do you build new green space in a crowded city like New York?” After the camera zooms down from a digital image of the Manhattan skyline to the congested street level, an answer appears on the screen: “Why not underground?”
Cue a sales pitch for the Lowline, a proposal by architect James Ramsey to turn the decommissioned Williamsburg Trolley Terminal into NewRead More