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Business Advice6 min
Horizontal Property Regimes: How to Help Prevent Row Home Fires

The trend to live near downtown hasn't waned in recent years. However, finding empty lots to construct new houses continues to pose a chall…

Business Advice5 min
Updating Multifamily Construction with OnPoint Capital | LP Structural Solutions

Almost 38 million Americans live in multifamily structures, and studies show that the number of U.S. renters in multifamily buildings is co…

Business Advice4 min
Engineered Wood Siding in Multifamily Developments | LP SmartSide

Engineered wood siding has long been considered a trustworthy exterior product for single-family homes, but it is often overlooked for mult…

Inspiration7 min
Creating Distinction and Variety in Tract Housing

Some new-build communities have limited exterior design options, making entire neighborhoods look the same, with little variety in appearan…

Industry Trends6 min
Choosing Durable Building Materials for Distinct Coastal Design

As an architect, putting your stamp of approval on building materials that stand the test of time is one of your top priorities. Multifamil…

Inspiration6 min
Budget-Friendly Architectural Styles for Modern Multifamily Builds

Masterfully achieving modern architectural styles in multifamily designs takes expertise and patience, especially when a tight budget compe…

Industry Trends6 min
55+ Housing Is Booming Coast to Coast

The mood of builders in the 55+ single-family sector can be described in just two words: very optimistic. Earlier this year, the NAHB 55+ H…

Balancing Durability and Design in Multifamily Properties

Multifamily projects are aiming to please two groups: residents who want stylish surroundings and property management companies that don’t …

Builders Choose LP® FlameBlock® Sheathing as Townhome Construction Booms

Whether you call them "townhomes" or "townhouses", single-family attached housing is having a great year. NAHB's Eye on Housing blog report…

Business Advice7 min
Why Architects Value LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing in Multifamily Design

With its design flexibility, strength and cost-saving benefits, LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing has beco…

What Single-Family Designers Can Learn From Multifamily Projects

Frank Anton, vice chairman emeritus of Hanley Wood, recently wrote an interesting article urging single-family builders to look to multifam…

Inspiration2 min
How Fire-Rated OSB Outperforms FRT Plywood

Both fire-rated OSB and Fire Retardant Treated (FRT) plywood are commonly used in fire-rated wall sheathing and roof deck applications. Bec…

Inspiration10 min
The Smart Alternative to Shaft Wall Liner

Building professionals who work on townhomes are likely familiar with area separation walls that use shaft wall liner, often referred to as…