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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?

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.

Second Homes Surge In The Wake Of The Pandemic

Land 06.17.21

Second Homes Surge In The Wake Of The Pandemic

Here are the U.S. top 30 counties for vacation homes, as Americans blend their urge for recreation with a newfound capacity to work from anywhere.

Here's Housing Leaders' Big Challenge Amid Rising Tides

Policy 04.20.21

Here's Housing Leaders' Big Challenge Amid Rising Tides

Climate and flood risk tomorrow is one of housing business strategists' hardest, and ultimately, most high-reward opportunities today? Who'll strike first?

What's Missing In The Housing Debate In The United States?

Policy 04.20.21

What's Missing In The Housing Debate In The United States?

If you study your local planning documents, you are unlikely to find an analysis of how much we can reasonably build even in a pro-growth scenario. But we’re betting our future around the idea that it will be enough.

Land 03.14.21

Has Density Lost Lustre In The Aftermath Of The Pandemic?

The "ins" and "outs" of net migration; what they mean to future land deals; and why they matter now.

Mobility: What It Was, What It Is And What It May Never Be Again

Land 05.25.21

Mobility: What It Was, What It Is And What It May Never Be Again

Our market-rate housing business community is too enamored of trend flavor-of-the-month prognostications, self-assurances, and full-steam-ahead wagers, based largely on seat-of-the-pants reckoning and pure guesswork.

The Definitive Measure on the Urban Myth of the Urban Exodus

Land 04.14.21

The Definitive Measure on the Urban Myth of the Urban Exodus

There is no disputing cities, especially big cities, suffered increases in out-migration, but was it an "exodus?"