Land development

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.

Drive 'Til You Qualify Gets A Work-From-Anywhere Makeover

Land 06.01.21

Drive 'Til You Qualify Gets A Work-From-Anywhere Makeover

How powerfully will the blended allure of desirably-priced housing and liberation from a daily commute move people to move, predictably?

Tertiary No Longer: How The Pandemic Reset Small Town USA

Land 07.20.21

Tertiary No Longer: How The Pandemic Reset Small Town USA

The Wall Street Journal/Realtor.com emerging housing markets index for the Summer of '21 heatmaps pandemic-era boomtowns.

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.

Remote Control: Here's CoreLogic's 15 Hottest Cities

Land 08.06.21

Remote Control: Here's CoreLogic's 15 Hottest Cities

Will the drivers that set the tone for 2020 migration patterns continue to reshape real estate strategy beyond the near-term? Or are we in limbo?

As Certainties, Doubts Offset One Another, Land Looms Large

Land 07.12.21

As Certainties, Doubts Offset One Another, Land Looms Large

High-stakes wagers on the future value of lots take intestinal fortitude, confidence in structural demand, and increasingly, extra clout to land the deals.

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.

Comfort Zoned In: Remapping  Paths-Of-Growth To A WFH Future

Land 07.21.21

Comfort Zoned In: Remapping Paths-Of-Growth To A WFH Future

The lot plot thickens as data reveals homebuyers' bets that a work-from-home hybrid is the future they're buying into. That means trading off commute convenience for more space.

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.

Pandemic 'Rise Of The Rest' Gives Tertiary Markets A Mojo Boost

Land 07.14.21

Pandemic 'Rise Of The Rest' Gives Tertiary Markets A Mojo Boost

As secondary markets become the new primary markets, and tertiary markets become the new secondary markets, local, time-tested homebuilding operators become targets of opportunity.