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USGBC Launches LEED v4.1 for City, Community and Residential Projects

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that the new version of the LEED green building program – LEED v4.1– is now available for cities, communities and homes. LEED v4.1 certification recognizes leadership by emphasizing performance monitoring, fully integrated design, social equity and human health factors.

The Harman Group celebrates opening of Newark upscale residential high-rise

The Harman Group, a firm specializing in structural engineering and parking planning and design, announced the grand opening of One Theater Square, a $94 million mixed-use residential tower located on a 1.2-acre site across from the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark.
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Winners of Reimagine the Canals Competition announced

Two winning proposals from the Reimagine the Canals Competition have been selected, including a proposal to build new neighborhoods along the Erie Canal, as well as a multi-day festival that would highlight the Canal and New York's booming craft-beverage industry.

Luxury residential tower breaks ground in Philadelphia

The Harman Group (THG), a firm specializing in structural engineering and parking planning and design, announced the groundbreaking of The Laurel, an ultra-luxury residential development in Philadelphia.

Multifamily builder and developer confidence edged down slightly in second quarter

Confidence in the multifamily housing market edged down in the second quarter of 2018, according to the Multifamily Production Index (MPI) released by the National Association of Home Builders.

Commentary on July housing starts and permits

Housing starts for July came in at 1,168,000, 7.3% below the consensus of 1,260,000 and only 0.9% above last month's number of 1,158,000, which was revised down by 15,000 units.  This is the worst two month stretch for starts since April/May of last year.

Home builder confidence remains firm in August

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes edged down one point to a solid 67 reading in August on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

The Harper tops off mixed-use residential project

The Harman Group (THG), a firm specializing in structural engineering and parking planning and design, announced that The Harper, a 275,000-square-foot, 25-story, mixed-use residential building in Philadelphia, will celebrate its topping off milestone on Aug. 10, 2018.

Residential housing starts increased in May, building permits declined

The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced new residential construction statistics for May 2018.
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