Six-Storey Wood Construction
Wood frame construction promises to revolutionise new apartment construction in cities that are looking to increase urban densities. Wood frame buildings can be feasibly built to six storeys at 15-20% less cost than concrete or steel construction.
Paul Bedford, former chief planner at the City of Toronto, spoke at the North American New Apartment Construction and Mixed-Use Symposium and Expo, discussing how wood construction opens the possibility for cheaper, more flexible construction. (Watch his testimonial here)
Here are some reasons why six-storey wood frame construction has a big part to play in the future of new apartment construction in Canada:
At SVN Rock Advisors, we have over a quarter-century of experience in the purpose-built rental apartment industry. We have seen apartments grow and evolve and we pay special attention to cutting-edge technologies and techniques. Our feasibility studies can help identify opportunities on where to build, what to build, how much to rent, and what to do with your development once it is built. We can help you find the best place to build the best building, wood frame construction or concrete.