House construction

Passive house building goes from the groovy niche to the mainstream

Passive house construction – this energy-efficient design invented by the Germans – grew from a niche concept to a mainstream concept in the 10 years after the first passive house was built in Maine. Designing passive houses “is like organic food,” said Amy Hinkely, of the University of Maine’s architecture program and moderator of an […]

House investments

House Investments secures $ 21 million for Indiana workforce housing

Forge on Main. Image courtesy of Merchants Capital House Investments has secured a $ 21 million three-year financial package to develop Forge on Main, a 180-unit affordable workforce housing project underway in Evansville, Indiana. Merchants Capital provided a $ 17.6 million construction note while Indiana Economic Development Corp provided a $ 3.4 million equity bridge […]