Chicago residential construction surges in June

As one of the markets taking its time to come out of the housing crash, the light seems to be getting brighter at the end of the tunnel for the Chicago real estate market. According to a recent report released by Dodge & Data Analytics, residential construction in Chicago increased in June and for the first part of the year compared with numbers seen the year prior …

Residential construction speeding up in the Chicago metro, says Dodge Data Analytics

So far this year residential construction starts activity in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet metro is up noticeably on a year-over-year basis.

During the first two months of this year residential construction starts in the metro totaled more than $606 million, up from $312.5 million during the same span last year, according to data from Dodge Data & Analytics. …

High-rise multifamily construction to carry the Chicago construction industry

Last month the value of all residential construction starts in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet metro totaled nearly $392 million, with multifamily starts accounting for the majority of this volume. According to data from Dodge Data & Analytics, two high-rise rental projects broke ground last month that accounted for $237 million of the $392 million total …

Dodge Data & Analytics report ranks NYC, Miami, Dallas at top

A new Dodge Data & Analytics report took a look at the top U.S. metros for commercial and multifamily building starts shows the Big Apple posted the big numbers. And, the report said that an important trend in this sector has continued: for the sixth straight year, multifamily housing construction across the nation as a whole has seen double-digit increases year-over-year …

Green homes in Houston said to be a priority for home builders

Green building is said to account for roughly 30 percent of the nation’s residential building sector. Recent survey findings from Dodge Data & Analytics indicate that percentage will rise in the years to come …