News & Opinions
The latest news and insights from Hanley Wood’s outspoken experts and key thought-leaders throughout the residential and commercial design and construction industry.
CNBC / June 12, 2013
The housing recovery is on a normal trajectory and gradual increases in interest rates won’t slow it down, Lennar CEO Stuart Miller told CNBC on Wednesday.
Miller, whose company is one of the nation’s largest homebuilders, said the notion that the most recent Case-Shiller report signals a growing bubble in housing is a “knee jerk” reaction by the investment community. He said the housing recovery is behaving as it should.
With interest rates at historic lows, Miller expects that as rates move up, slight increases “are not going to stop the progress forward” of the housing recovery.
CNN Money / June 4, 2013
From supermarkets to microchips, the recovery in housing is boosting stocks across the board. CNN/Money has the video analysis. The Builder Pulse take-away: Since households account for two of every three GDP dollars, there’s no multiplier effect quite like it
Hanley Wood / May 20, 2013
Sal Alfano serves as editor of The Journal of Light Construction (JLC) and editorial director of Hanley Wood’s Residential Remodeling Group—Remodeling, ProSales, Replacement Contractor, and Tools of the Trade. Prior to his time at Hanley Wood, Alfano spent over 20 years working as an Independent remodeling contractor in the central Vermont area. The Hanley Wood intern team sat down with Alfano to talk about the future of JLC and the world of home remodeling.
CBS News / May 19, 2013
Multi-generational homes are becoming more and more common thanks to tough economic times and cultural changes occurring across the country. This CBS News video discusses the benefits to multi-generational living scenarios.