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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.
Katie Gloede / BUILDER / June 29, 2015Read More
Lauren Shanesy / BUILDER / June 24, 2015Read More
Remodeling / October 24, 2014
THE GOLDEN DOOR REOPENS
Our current era of immigration isn’t as obvious as in the days when teeming masses steamed by the Statue of Liberty and landed at Ellis Island. But by 2050, the impact will be just as profound.
FEWER BABIES, MORE ARRIVALS
As the birth rate drops, immigrants are set to become the chief contributor to population growth.
Jean Dimeo / June 7, 2013
Low-interest rates and shared payments are allowing young adults to buy their first homes with mulitple upgrades.
Millennials are the largest demographic group behind the baby boomers, and a growing number of national and regional home builders are—or soon will be—courting them with technology upgrades and multigenerational spaces as many of these 18 to 34 year olds prepare to buy their first house.
During an interview at PCBC in San Diego this week, Doug Bauer, CEO of Tri Pointe Homes, noted that a recent survey revealed that 84% of millennials want to buy a home. “That’s good for us,”Read More
Francesca Cooke / CoStar / May 15, 2013
Urban populations across the country are swelling, often much faster than reasonably priced housing options, and cities are left grappling with serious affordability shortages. The young adult cohort, with its limited incomes and mountain of college debt, is especially feeling the pinch.
Many Echo Boomers have no choice but to live in their parents’ basements or double up with roommates, but their longing to spread their wings has not abated. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, 27% of households are singles living alone, up from 17% in 1970.
In response to this shift in lifestyle andRead More