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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.

2020 Census: Fast-Changing Households Hold Keys To 2030

Land 08.17.21

2020 Census: Fast-Changing Households Hold Keys To 2030

An underlying, strategically critical question for market-rate housing leaders: How geared are their organizations, designs, land plans, and price offerings for 'explosive' diversity in household composition?

Housing's Importance As US Stares Covid-Delta In The Face

Policy 08.03.21

Housing's Importance As US Stares Covid-Delta In The Face

Battles with local, regional, state, and federal regulators currently pass too much cost burden to people sitting at kitchen tables. What can and should housing's leaders do about that 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.

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.

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?

Managed Retreats, Maybe So, But, Not Where We Build

Land 07.19.21

Managed Retreats, Maybe So, But, Not Where We Build

The impacts of natural hazards -- as destructive as they'd been -- have not seemed to alter land values and property development. Is a change coming?

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.