According to a report on, the COVID-19 pandemic and its lingering effects will have a significant impact on apartment construction and change the design and construction of multifamily properties.  The report listed eight ways that new apartment construction will be impacted:

1. Common spaces will need to allow for heavy foot traffic

2. Better ventilation will be prioritized

3. Small group meeting space will need to be increased

4. Demand for natural light will increase

5. Apartments will have dedicated workspaces

6. Access to outdoor spaces will become more important

7. Larger floor plans will be sought

8. Touchless fixtures could be more common