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.

In One Fell Swoop, Dream Finders Joins Building's Big Leagues

Land 09.14.21

In One Fell Swoop, Dream Finders Joins Building's Big Leagues

Patrick Zalupski's latest coup -- landing a $475 million deal for Texas powerhouse MHI Partners -- underscores a meteoric rise to multiregional relevance as a homebuilding power player.

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."

Suburban Renewal: America's Pandemic Embrace Of Backyards

Land 08.30.21

Suburban Renewal: America's Pandemic Embrace Of Backyards

Fresh Pew Research affirms a mindset shift toward bigger, less dense, houses, versus walkable access to neighborhood retail, food, health, and entertainment connections. Two big questions here.

Ground Rule Trouble: Built-To-Rent Land Rush Stresses Publics

Land 08.19.21

Ground Rule Trouble: Built-To-Rent Land Rush Stresses Publics

Clashing land valuation models -- IRR vs. gross and net yield REIT valuations -- have upped the antes, raised the risks, and elevated the stakes in the residential land acquisition landscape.

Here's A Look At The $338M New Home-Apollo Deal, And What It Means

Capital 07.26.21

Here's A Look At The $338M New Home-Apollo Deal, And What It Means

TBD's exclusive analysis of a homebuilder M&A transaction that bears not just on the future of one of the industry's premium operators, but on what happens next in a business environment shrouded in uncertainty.

Daiwa House Dials In Texas:  $400M For 80% Of Castlerock

Capital 08.10.21

Daiwa House Dials In Texas: $400M For 80% Of Castlerock

Here's the 411 on 2021's largest homebuilding mergers and acquisition deal to date, giving Japan-based Daiwa House the fast-growing strategic puzzle piece its $3.6 billion goal calls for now.

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.

Homebuilding's '20 Scorecard Shows Heat In These Hotspots

Land 07.12.21

Homebuilding's '20 Scorecard Shows Heat In These Hotspots

Broad sweep of Census divisions highlights macro migration magnets, spotlighting natural appeal, affordability, and tech augmented job center mobility.

Stanley Martin Adds Florida's Avex To Daiwa House Footprint

Land 09.13.21

Stanley Martin Adds Florida's Avex To Daiwa House Footprint

Here's why a Q4 surge in private-to-private, private-to-public, and private-to-financial buyer deals will take homebuilder consolidation to a next level.