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Topic: Multifamily

Crosstown Winner of Editor's Choice Multifamily Executive Award

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on September 19th, 2018

Multifamily Executive - LRK is delighted to announce that Crosstown Concourse is the winner of two Multifamily Executive Awards - a Grand Award in the Adaptive Reuse category and Editor's Choice Award. Awards were presented yesterday at a ceremony held in conjunction with the 2018 Multifamily Executive Conference in Las Vegas at the Bellagio. Read more.

Crosstown Concourse Brings Needed Density to Memphis

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on September 18th, 2018

Urban Land - This Urban Land article focuses on the history of Crosstown Concourse’s redevelopment, the collaborative planning and design process, and the resulting impact the project has had on the surrounding neighborhood. A little over a year after completion, Crosstown has achieved full occupancy, and with 2,000 to 3,000 people visiting the building each day, residential development around the area has picked up and neglected commercial buildings are coming back to life. Read more.

O'More Designer Show Home and The Chisca on Main Award Winners

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on September 10th, 2018

Builder - We are excited to announce that two LRK-designed projects have won Builder’s Choice Awards. The O’More Designer Show Home in Nashville won a Merit Award in the Production, Semi-Custom, or Spec category and Memphis' The Chisca on Main received a Grand Award in the Renovation, Remodel, or Restoration category. The awards were presented on September 6th at HIVE Design 2018, a half-day symposium of thought leadership on the future of housing in Washington, DC. Winning projects will be featured in the September issue of Builder magazine.

Two LRK-Designed Projects Claim Professional Builder Design Awards

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on September 5th, 2018

Professional Builder - The 2018 Professional Builder Design Award winners have been announced and two LRK-designed projects are among the list. Memphis’ Parcels at Crosstown was a Gold Award winner in the multifamily category and Tate at Tanglewood in Houston was the winner of a Silver Award, also in the multifamily category. Professional Builder's annual competition recognizes builders, architects, designers, developers, land planners, and interior designers across the nation whose work demonstrates design innovation, as well as a high level of construction quality and success in the marketplace. This year Professional Builder awarded eight gold, six silver and two bronze winners. Read more.

Tennessee Brewery Reaches Full Occupancy in Record Time

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on June 1st, 2018

Commercial Appeal - The initial 148 units in the renovated historic brewery and the attached new apartment building have reached full occupancy in less than five months. According to property manager Fogelman Properties, the Tennessee Brewery is one of the company’s fastest projects to reach full occupancy. Read more.

The Elizabeth Breaks Ground in Austin

Posted by Katherine Martin on May 3rd, 2018

REBusiness Online - StreetLights Residential has broken ground on The Elizabeth at Presidio, a 373-unit multifamily community in northwest Austin. The Elizabeth at Presidio will be StreetLights Residential’s second community in northwest Austin following The Michael at Presidio, a 415-unit property that opened in September 2016. LRK provided architectural services for both The Elizabeth and The Michael. Read more

Construction Underway on Luxury Apartments in Houston's Generation Park

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on March 26th, 2018

Houston Business Journal – Construction is underway on the first luxury apartments to be located within northeast Houston’s new 4,000-acre neighborhood, Generation Park. Called 255 Assay Street, the 251-unit apartments are situated within Redemption Square, the community’s 52-acre mixed-use district. Units will range in size from a 600-square-foot studio to a three-bedroom penthouse of 2,651 square feet, and the apartments will also feature 17,000 square feet of ground floor retail space. Completion is expected at the end of 2019. LRK is the design architect. Read more.

StreetLights Announces Next Phase of Multifamily at Presidio

Posted by Katherine Martin on March 12th, 2018

REBusiness Online - StreetLights will develop a 373-unit multifamily community within the 129-acre Austin Presidio development. The new community, designed by LRK, follows The Michael, a 415-unit community that was completed in September 2016. LRK provided architectural services for the Michael and provided master planning services for the Presidio Austin community. Read more

Construction Begins on Hamilton Apartments in Deep Ellum

Posted by Katherine Martin on March 8th, 2018

Dallas News - Construction has started on the 26-story, 310-unit Hamilton high-rise apartment building in Deep Ellum. Developed by StreetLights Residential, the project includes ground floor retail, lounge, makers room, workout facility and rooftop pool deck. The project is part of the mixed-use Epic development. LRK is providing architectural services for the project. Read more.

Two LRK Projects Awarded Best in American Living Awards

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on January 16th, 2018

Two LRK projects were awarded 2017 Best in American Living Awards (BALA) by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Bexley won a Platinum Award in the Single-Family Community 100 Units & Over category and The Chisca on Main received a Gold Award in the Adaptive Reuse Multifamily category. Winners were announced on January 10th at the NAHB International Builders' Show.

Now in its 34rd year, BALA recognizes outstanding achievement by builders and design professionals in all sectors of the residential housing industry including single-family production, custom, multifamily, affordable, remodeling, community and interiors. 

Groundbreaking for Union/McLean Mixed-Use Project

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on January 5th, 2018

Memphis Business Journal - A formerly blighted corner at Union Avenue and McLean Boulevard is undergoing a transformation to become home to a mix of apartments, restaurants, and retail. The $33.5 million project, known as The Citizen, marks the first construction of new apartments in Midtown in more than 15 years. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday. LRK is providing architectural services. Read more.

Centennial Park Apartments Near Phase I Completion

Posted by Katherine Martin on December 14th, 2017

Curbed – The first phase of Centennial Park apartments in downtown Atlanta is nearing completion. According to the article, the new development is the largest infusion of residences in downtown in a decade. LRK provided architecture and planning services for this 407-unit multi-family project. Read more

The Chisca on Main Featured in Multi-Housing News

Posted on November 23rd, 2017

Multi-Housing News - The LRK-designed Chisca on Main is featured as a Gold Award winner in the MHN Excellence Awards' Adaptive Reuse: High Rise category. The judges praised the project team for redeveloping the two buildings rather than demolishing them and for successfully linking the two structures into a cohesive multifamily community.

The Michael, located in Austin, is also featured as a Silver Award winner in the Development & Design: Mid-Rise Category. Read more.

The Residences at La Cantera featured in Professional Builder

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on November 15th, 2017

Professional Builder - "Make Mine Multi" discusses the multifamily amenities and sense of community that are driving more empty nesters and millennials to rent by choice. The article contains quotes from Principal Victor Buchholz and features The Residences at La Cantera in San Antonio. Read more.

Aria Village Breaks Ground in Sandy Springs

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on November 2nd, 2017

What Now Atlanta - Construction has started on Aria Village, a 30,000-square-foot mixed-use development in Sandy Springs. The project will feature retail and restaurants, along with five-story apartments. The community will have access to nearby hiking trails and offer an impressive amenity package, including a luxurious pool deck, co-working spaces, dog wash, and two-story fitness facility. The first apartment homes should be available in fall 2019. Read more.

The Chisca on Main Winner of Gold Multi-Housing News' Excellence Award

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on October 24th, 2017

The LRK-designed Chisca on Main recently won a Gold Multi-Housing News' Excellence Award in the Adaptive Reuse: High Rise category. Winners were formally announced at an award ceremony at the Resource Furniture showroom in Manhattan on October 19th. 

The Chisca on Main Featured in ArchDaily

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on September 19th, 2017

ArchDaily - LRK’s renovation of the historic Hotel Chisca is featured in ArchDaily. Read more.

The Chisca on Main Wins Professional Builder Gold Award

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on August 23rd, 2017

Professional Builder  - The Chisca on Main recently won a Gold Professional Builder Award in the Multifamily category. Read more.

The Michael at Presidio #2 on List of Austin's Top 10 Largest Communities Under Development

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on July 17th, 2017

Multi-Housing News - The Michael at Presidio comes in at #2 on the list of Austin's Top 10 Largest Communities Under Development. LRK provided master planning services for the 120-acre mixed-use village and architecture services for the 415-unit apartment community. Read more

Deep Ellum Project Kicks off in Dallas

Posted on March 28th, 2017

Dallas News - The Epic project, a mixed-use development on the eastern edge of downtown Dallas, is underway in the Deep Ellum neighborhood. LRK, along with 5G Studio Collaborative, designed the 20-story, 300-unit apartment tower in the development for StreetLights Residential. Other uses in the project include an office tower, retail, and a botique hotel. Read more.  

Baldwin Harbor Apartments Open in Orlando

Posted by Katherine Martin on December 12th, 2016

Orlando Business Journal - Luxury apartment community Baldwin Harbor opened in November in the mixed-use neighborhood of Baldwin Park. The apartments range from 627 to 1,459 square feet and feature upscale and premium finishes. LRK was the project architect for this 483-unit project. Read more

"The Michael" Opens in Austin

Posted by Katherine Martin on September 15th, 2016

Multi-Housing News  - The Michael at Presidio, a 415-unit apartment and townhome community in Austin, TX, has officially opened. LRK provided master planning services for the 120-acre mixed-use village and architecture services for The Michael. Read more

Groundbreaking for Artspace South Main Lofts set for Sept. 29

Posted by Katherine Martin on August 24th, 2016

The Commercial Appeal – With the goal of energizing the emerging South Main Historic Arts District, the renovation of the 107-year-old United Warehouse building will begin in late September. Artspace South Main Lofts will include 58 affordable live/work units for artists and their families, community/gallery space, and an outdoor garden. LRK is providing architectural design and historic rehabilitation services for the project. Read more.   

Village at The Beverly Opens

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on June 10th, 2016

Hattiesburg American – The Village at the Beverly recently opened on a site once home to the Hurricane Katrina-damaged Beverly Drive-In Theater. Developed by the Gulf Coast Housing Partnership in cooperation with South Mississippi Housing and Development Corporation, the apartment community will offer high-quality, affordable housing for families. LRK's Baton Rouge office provided architectural services for the 52-unit project which features one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments in seven buildings, as well as both indoor and outdoor community gathering spaces. Read more

The Maxwell Under Construction

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on June 7th, 2016

Multi-Housing News – Construction has begun on The Maxwell, a four-story apartment development within The Canals at Grand Park. Located in Frisco, Texas, the 325-unit Maxwell will offer studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans, as well as a two-story floor plan known as a treehouse unit. The Maxwell is designed to be pedestrian friendly and provides easy access to downtown Frisco, as well as a rich assortment of community amenities. LRK provided architectural design for the apartments. Read more.

Construction Begins On The McKenzie

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on March 18th, 2016

Dallas Business Journal - Construction has begun on the luxury, multifamily high-rise, The McKenzie. Located on the eastern edge of Dallas’ exclusive Highland Park neighborhood, the building is designed and created for a renter-by-choice resident. The building offers luxury rental residences reminiscent of a grand historic neighborhood hotel with classic interiors, valet, concierge service, and a 24-hour doorman. LRK is providing architectural services. Read more.

The James Opens In Houston

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on February 25th, 2016

Houston Business Journal  - Construction is finishing on The James, an eight-story, luxury midrise that features units with upscale finishes, a courtyard with resort-style pool, clubhouse with full-service bar, and high-end fitness center. The James is phase one of the overall Streetlights Residential development known as The Azalea. Read more.

Exceptional Living

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on November 18th, 2015

Modern Homebuilder - This article features LRK-designed projects, Baldwin Harbor and Tate, and quotes from Mike Sullivan about LRK’s collaboration with ZOM Living to design great urban multifamily communities that will stand the test of time.  Read more.

Grocery, Apartments to Rise at McLean-Union Corner

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on October 7th, 2015

The Daily News - Plans were announced today to demolish the empty eight-story Artisan Hotel on the corner of Union Avenue and McLean Boulevard and replace it with a $43 million mixed-use project consisting of 188 apartments, 10,521 square feet of ground floor commercial space, a 30,500-square-foot national gourmet grocery store, and 513-space parking deck. LRK is providing architectural services. Read more.

New Apartment Tower Near Highland Park Will Open in 2017

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on August 17th, 2015

The Dallas Morning News - A collaboration between LRK’s Memphis, Baton Rouge, and Little Rock offices, The McKenzie is a 22-story luxury apartment building currently under construction near Dallas’ Highland Park neighborhood. Designed for empty nesters desiring a rental community with upscale amenities, The McKenzie will feature valet, concierge service, 24-hour doorman, resident bar, private gardens, outdoor dining, supper club area, and fitness area. Read more.

Apartment Complex at Centennial Olympic Park Gets Initial OK

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on December 18th, 2014

Atlanta Business Chronicle - Post Properties has received preliminary approval from Invest Atlanta to build an LRK-designed 407-unit apartment project adjacent to Centennial Olympic Park. Read more.

Residences at CityWest Add to Apartment Construction in Westchase

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on December 8th, 2014

Houston ChronicleThe 266-unit CityWest is located in Houston’s Westchase District within walking distance of the Phillips 66 corporate headquarters, currently under construction. The contemporary architectural spirit of CityWest reflects the modern metropolis that is Houston and promises to be the first step in transforming the existing District into a walkable live/work environment. Read more.

Post Proposes 400 Apartments by Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on May 23rd, 2014

Atlanta Business Chronicle - Downtown Atlanta is experiencing more multifamily development than it has seen in the past decade with the LRK-designed Post Centennial Park apartments leading the way. The brownstone-inspired apartments will promote a more pedestrian friendly neighborhood. Read more.

Ribbon Cutting for One of Baton Rouge's Newest Projects, The Elysian

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on March 25th, 2014

A ribbon cutting will be held today, March 25th, at 3 pm to celebrate the grand opening one of Baton Rouge’s newest projects, The Elysian. The LRK-designed multifamily project will feature convenient access to downtown Baton Rouge, pedestrian oriented streetscapes, porches and balconies, a community room and fitness center, playground area, bike racks, outdoor gathering space and an outdoor kitchen.  http://www.liveattheelysian.com

Azalea Court Breaks Ground in Houston's River Oaks District

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on February 6th, 2014

Houston Business Journal - LRK-designed Azalea Court Breaks Ground in Houston's River Oaks District.

Toof Building Redevelopment Advances

Posted by Andrew Trippel on November 13th, 2013

Memphis Business Journal - The transformation of the Toof Building into apartment units overlooking AutoZone Park should begin within the next month.

National Awards for Foundry Lofts & Gables West Ave

Posted by Sophorn Kuoy on October 1st, 2013

The Daily News - LRK projects receive national awards from the Multi-Housing News (MHN) Excellence Awards. The Foundry Lofts & Apartments at Eddy Street Commons won a Gold Award for Best New Development in the Student Housing category. Gables West Ave in Houston's River Oaks neighborhood won a Gold Award for Best New Development in the Mid-Rise category.

Post South Lamar Wins Real Estate Award

Posted by Admin on April 24th, 2013

Austin Business Journal - Post South Lamar mixed-use development wins Austin's 2013 Commercial Real Estate Award in the New Multifamily Development Category.

Residences at La Cantera Set to Break Ground

Posted by Admin on August 13th, 2012

San Antonio Business Journal - The Residences at La Cantera, the first phase of the La Cantera mixed-use development, is set to break ground.

Gables Park Plaza Named National Apartment Association PARAGON Community of the Year

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on July 18th, 2012

National Apartment Association names Gables Park Plaza PARAGON Community of the Year. Gables Park Plaza also won a PARAGON in the category for Best Community, Specialty Housing—Green Housing.