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Kitchens Stir the Pot: Post-Covid Consumer Desires Revealed

Architecture 06.14.21

Kitchens Stir the Pot: Post-Covid Consumer Desires Revealed

The New Home Trends Institute, the new consumer-insights unit of John Burns Real Estate Consulting, shares what people want in 2021 kitchens in a TBD exclusive.

Pandemic-Era New Normal Segments: 50+ Is The New 55+

Marketing & Sales 08.25.21

Pandemic-Era New Normal Segments: 50+ Is The New 55+

As Dream Finders Homes unveils its active adult game plan, it starts by including a spryer customer set. Here's why that's a game-changer.

Buckeye Bullseye: Howard Hughes Nets Douglas Ranch For $600M

Land 10.21.21

Buckeye Bullseye: Howard Hughes Nets Douglas Ranch For $600M

This half-a-billion-dollar land trade just west of downtown Phoenix provides a look around the next corner at how placemaking's next new normal will work for homebuilders.

Notes On A Fall Weekend For Homebuilders In 21's Home Stretch

Marketing & Sales 10.08.21

Notes On A Fall Weekend For Homebuilders In 21's Home Stretch

What do the 'dynamics' of housing, the economy, policy, the pandemic, and social upheaval challenge building's leaders to do as 2021 leads to next year?

PE Firms Bring Buy-Now-Pay-Later Gambit To Land Wargames

Land 08.31.21

PE Firms Bring Buy-Now-Pay-Later Gambit To Land Wargames

"Some of these deals today will be the big distressed deal plays of tomorrow." -- A strategic land pro describes private equity blitz into build-for-rent as "extraordinarily risky."

The Demand Debate: Who's Down For The Real Count?

Capital 10.14.21

The Demand Debate: Who's Down For The Real Count?

Why are household formation rates falling? Here's five vital statistics in structural demand builders can not afford to ignore.

What Is Affordable? Do Market Rate Builders Need To Know?

Policy 10.07.21

What Is Affordable? Do Market Rate Builders Need To Know?

Monthly payment power equates to how builders measure their ability to build and deliver affordably. Interest rates are the biggest stressor to this benchmark in the near future.

In Market Talktrack, Uncertainty, Even Concessions Crop Up

Policy 07.08.21

In Market Talktrack, Uncertainty, Even Concessions Crop Up

Two terms have surfaced in the spotty, choppy limbo market dynamic that has checked up both construction flow and demand mojo: Pause and Concessions.

Marketing & Sales 07.06.21

The Builder's Dilemma: Defeatism Or Determination

Post-pandemic post-traumatic stress crops up as a risk to morale and focus in the ranks among builders as they encounter an unending barrage of real-time challenges. The moment will redefine housing's leaders.

Here's 3 Need-To-Knows On LGI's $40M Deal To Acquire Austin-Market Operator

Land 07.16.21

Here's 3 Need-To-Knows On LGI's $40M Deal To Acquire Austin-Market Operator

An LGI deal in the U.S.'s torrid 5th-largest market signals an accelerating pace of acquisitions driving combos through the end of 2021 and into 2022.