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The latest news and insights from Hanley Wood’s outspoken experts and key thought-leaders throughout the residential and commercial design and construction industry.
Builder / June 30, 2014
Are the days of being able to purchase a new home in Dallas-Fort Worth under $200,000 soon to be gone?
At Hanley Wood’s Housing leadership summit last month I spoke about how the housing recovery has been led by the move-up price points. I also spoke about the supply constraints facing the Dallas-Fort Worth market and how it is rapidly driving up the price of lots and new homes. Builders and developers have appropriately focused their new developments in the move up price ranges. Starts are now back to the peak level of 2006 for homes priced over $300,000 and lot deliveries are exceeding the
Builder / June 26,2014
Raleigh is catching up to its pre-crash norms with just 25% of lot supply meeting housing demand this year. In this market overview from the 2014 Housing Leadership Summit, Metrostudy’s Jay Colvin explains that although this North Carolina market felt a similar downturn to the rest of the county with 65-70% decrease in volume, it has regained all jobs lost since the recession.
Builder / June, 2014
Thinking of retiring to Florida? According to Metrostudy’s Tony Polito, fewer baby boomers are Florida-bound, which will impact coastal markets in the coming years. In his market overview, Polito explains that although Sarasota has stayed strong with significant migration from the New York Metro Area, Tampa remains one of the toughest markets with numbers down and prices up.
Builder / June 4, 2014
Builders in Broward County are getting creative by converting old golf courses into lots to meet constrained supply, explains Metrostudy’s David Cobb in his market overview at the 2014 Housing Leadership Summit. The five diverse submarkets and eight counties that make up South Florida are seeing concentrated housing starts, affordable home building on the Treasure Coast, and steady growth in the region.
Housing Leadership Summit Inducted into the 2013 FAME Awards Hall of Fame FOLIO: and min Honor the Event for Being the Best of the Best in Magazine Events
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 5, 2013) — Hanley Wood’s Housing Leadership Summit announced that it is being honored by FOLIO: and min as an inductee into the 2013 FAME Awards Hall of Fame this month. Recognized for cutting-edge content, consistent growth, and understanding the accelerating power of events in the magazine industry, the Housing Leadership Summit joins the ranks of the FOOD & WINE Classic (American Express Publishing), Vanity Fair Oscar Party (Condé Nast), and Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year Awards (TimeRead More