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Why Didn't I Think of That?

Why Didn't I Think of That?

Here at KWA, we stay deep in the trenches of building multifamily housing projects, but we still find the time to stop and smell the roses; well in this case it’s pretty genius craftsmanship that we appreciate. “Why Didn’t I Think of That?” is our selection of unique buildings, chosen...

June 24, 2014


Student Loan Debt and Its Impact on the Housing Market

Student Loan Debt and Its Impact on the Housing Market

Student loan debt is a serious issue for college graduates. The amount of debt accrued by students to pay for their education, coupled with the decline in median income for college graduates, means many rely on their parents for housing. As many as two-thirds of all college students graduate with...

June 20, 2014


Construction Industry Trending Toward Natural Building Materials

Construction Industry Trending Toward Natural Building Materials

Green construction may be a high-tech process in some aspects  — solar heating and water recycling, for example — but when it comes to materials used, traditional building materials are leading the way over high-tech products. Building materials with a smaller environmental impact, like wood, straw, bamboo and stone, are...

June 6, 2014


Looking Back: KWA Construction Expands Into Senior Living Construction

Looking Back: KWA Construction Expands Into Senior Living Construction

While apartments tend to be the first thing that most people think of when they hear the term multifamily, one of the things we enjoy most about our industry is the variety of product types that we have the opportunity to build. Senior housing, one of the most rapidly growing...

May 23, 2014


Construction Projects Coming Down the Pipeline

Construction Projects Coming Down the Pipeline

KWA Construction has been fortunate enough to stay very busy in 2014. We are excited to share with you some details on multifamily projects that are currently under construction. Center Place Phase II Center Place is a 2-story garden style apartment located in Arlington, Texas. KWA Construction signed a contract...

May 22, 2014


What is green Construction?

What is green Construction?

Green construction or green building refers to building design and construction that is environmentally responsible and sustainable. Construction companies use green technology and green building techniques to lessen the building’s impact on the environment, leaving a smaller carbon footprint. These practices also aim to be more economically efficient, reducing costs...

May 16, 2014


Attract and Retain Residents with Top Apartment Amenities

Attract and Retain Residents with Top Apartment Amenities

As the saying goes, “If you build it, they will come.” While residents may flock to a new apartment community boasting all the latest amenities, retaining residents long-term can be a challenge. Developers can help property managers bolster resident retention by developing a community that boasts the amenities most wanted...

May 5, 2014


Rent Growth on the Rise for Multifamily Housing

Rent Growth on the Rise for Multifamily Housing

The housing market is on the upswing, due in part to growth in the multifamily housing market. According to the Census Bureau’s quarterly Housing Vacancy Survey, the number of vacant rental units has shrunk from 10.6 percent during 1Q10 to 8.2 percent at the end of 4Q13. Multifamily housing construction...

April 17, 2014



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