land acquisition

The Future Is Now: Lead, Don't Wallow

Building Tech & Products 05.21.21

The Future Is Now: Lead, Don't Wallow

The capability challenge, our Dream Team posits, can only be solved through the embrace of data, technology, process and a pivot to collaboration in a dog-eat-dog culture.

With Pandemic-Etched Clarity, 55-Plus Americans Crave Purpose

Marketing & Sales 06.15.21

With Pandemic-Etched Clarity, 55-Plus Americans Crave Purpose

A more sharply-defined priority around purpose now goes along with health, family, and finance as a must for well-being. And that post-pandemic definition makes a difference to builders.

Here Are The New Table Stakes For 2020s Retirement Meccas

Land 06.22.21

Here Are The New Table Stakes For 2020s Retirement Meccas

Forbes' top 25 "Best Places to Retire in 2021" map a shifting geography of "next adventure" living for 55-plus present and future.

TBD Dream Teamer Margaret Whelan Honored As Deal-Maker

Capital 06.21.21

TBD Dream Teamer Margaret Whelan Honored As Deal-Maker

Whelan specializes in bridging building and real estate's time-tested M&A motivators with data and tech's exponential impact on consumers, capital, and other stakeholders.

Price-Pace Risk Is On: Where New Home Sales Is Heading

Capital 05.26.21

Price-Pace Risk Is On: Where New Home Sales Is Heading

A fissure that separates homeownership opportunity and new home sales has emerged in an increasingly bubbly, frenetic demand market. Can builders build a bridge back to first-time, entry level buyers?

Land 06.15.21

To Detect Job Magnets, Follow Job Opportunity Scorecards

Which top 10 states rankings for job seekers will win out in predicting where young people match up with career opportunity?

Drought Shifts Wildfire's Fault Lines Into No Man's Land Buys

Land 06.14.21

Drought Shifts Wildfire's Fault Lines Into No Man's Land Buys

Arguments pro and con on the risks of development, where and where not to develop, who's got which rights to do what, etc., are the matters of power, money, and politics. Meanwhile, there's a housing affordability crisis.

Moving Targets: Rather Than Predict And Bet, Listen And Learn

Land 06.07.21

Moving Targets: Rather Than Predict And Bet, Listen And Learn

Winners and losers in the land game are placing big money on work-from-anywhere trends that may or may not hold in a mid-term future business scenario.

Land 06.02.21

Metro Magnetic: Pencilling How Much Commute Will Compute

Land acquisition strategy's challenge of the moment is to decipher signals vs. noise, reactiveness vs. initiation, impulse vs. intention as households shape geography's future.

Brookfield Masterstroke Lands Newland Crown Jewel MPCs

Land 05.10.21

Brookfield Masterstroke Lands Newland Crown Jewel MPCs

Here's the sudden impact Brookfield Residential's acquisition of Newland Communities will have on lot access and availability in the foreseeable future.