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Multifamily Construction Continues to Rise

Multifamily Construction Continues to Rise

Industry forecasts continue to reveal good news for multifamily housing. In fact, Multifamily Executive recently reported a 20 percent increase in building permits, boosting the total number of permits to a record high since July 2008. “Our market is still considered to be down, but these numbers continue to show...

Dec , 6


Recruiting the Best of the Best. KWA’s Bests Exhibit Core Values

Recruiting the Best of the Best. KWA’s Bests Exhibit Core Values

KWA Construction’s success and sustainability is influenced directly by the 36 highly-skilled, professional and dedicated employees leading the company. That’s why KWA invests a lot of time in identifying, staffing and retaining the perfect candidates for both current and future job needs. As KWA’s Human Resources Director Holly Webster noted...

Dec , 6


Privatized Student Housing

Privatized Student Housing

According to a recent article published on both Multifamily Executive and Student Housing Planet, privatized student housing was first tested 18 years ago at Langston University in Oklahoma. Today, it is a booming preference for developers, as seen with the University of Kentucky’s decision to outsource its entire campus-housing portfolio to Memphis,...

Nov , 7


Congratulations to Blondes vs. Brunettes Dallas and Especially Our Very Own Katie Hicks!

Congratulations to Blondes vs. Brunettes Dallas and Especially Our Very Own Katie Hicks!

BvB Dallas hosted their 5th annual powder-puff football game benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association earlier this month. Each member plays for their own reason; for Katie Hicks, it is the memory of her grandfather that motivates her. “I play so that hopefully one day we will have a cure for this awful...

Aug , 23


Gen Y Renters Buy Location, Innovation and Luxury

Gen Y Renters Buy Location, Innovation and Luxury

KWA Construction stays plugged into the latest property trends and buyer demands in multifamily housing. Recently, we’ve taken special notice to some repeated decisions that building owners are making based on the generation of their future renters … KWA calls this “gen planning.” According to what KWA is seeing in...

Aug , 9


"Wow, Why Didn’t I Think of That?"

"Wow, Why Didn’t I Think of That?"

While KWA stays deep in the trenches of building state-of-the-art multifamily housing projects, our employees still find time to stop and smell a rose … or maybe some sawdust … and appreciate some pretty genius craftsmanship. Below is KWA’s premier “Wow, Why Didn’t I Think of That?” list – a...

Jul , 13


Marketing Beyond GREEN

Marketing Beyond GREEN

Today’s apartment renters buy health over GREEN. As the GREEN movement has dominated new construction and housing, today’s apartment renters now expect eco-friendly appliances, fixtures and amenities; eliminating “eco-friendly” as a big selling point. As Multihousingnews.com reported in a recent “Indoor Air Quality: Low VOCs, High Reward” article, it’s time...

Jul , 12



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