Multi-family dwellings are some of the most in-demand properties on the market today. They run the gamut from duplexes, apartments, and even skyscrapers filled with shops and amenities. Fueled by this ever increasing demand, it is important to secure the right construction company.
Structurz has the know-how to manage your multi-family projects from inception to completion. We strive to complete our multi-family project both on-time and on-budget. Our team of experts will be there from the design process to project completion and won't stop until we fulfill our clients visions.
Apartment buildings and condominiums are the most common types of multifamily housing. These complexes contain multiple units, and often have multiple floors with multiple units on each floor. The main difference between an apartment and condo is ownership. Generally, a condo is an individually-owned unit in a multifamily housing complex, with the common areas of the complex owned equally among all condo owners under the umbrella of an association. An apartment building, on the other hand, is wholly owned by a single owner, such as a corporation, that leases individual units to tenants.
A townhouse is an individually-owned unit that mimics a detached home; however, it is attached to one or more townhouses. A townhouse usually has multiple floors, and commonly sits side-by-side with another townhouse, each with their own private entrance, rather than having only one level and/or having access via an interior hallway or via an outdoor walkway.
A duplex is one building divided into two separate “houses,” which are usually side by side. Each unit has a separate entrance, and there are usually no common areas inside the duplex. Triplexes and quadruplexes are similar to duplexes, only they have more units. A triplex has 3 units, and a quadruplex has 4 units.
A mixed-use building is used for multiple purposes that can include residential, commercial, cultural, institutional, or industrial uses. It’s common for mixed-use buildings to be configured one of two ways: