Since the launch of Professional Builder’s Daily Feed newsletter on June 4, 2014, I have scanned thousands upon thousands of news stories about or related to home building in some way.
While single-family building hasn’t recovered as much as multifamily building, the tides are beginning to change and single-family construction is heating up
Flooding in Long Island during Hurricane Irene in 2011. Photo: Dhaluza/Wikimedia Commons.
The only reasonable approach to city planning over a longer time scale is “managed retreat” to higher ground, according to engineers focused on resiliency.
Tulsa, Okla. Photo: Caleb Long/Wikimedia Commons.
Building codes in Oklahoma have not been adjusted to take into consideration the increased risk of damage, though.