Economic Development

Ten Years Post-Recession, Population Gains Shift Back to the Suburbs
Posted on
Ten Years Post-Recession, Population Gains Shift Back to the Suburbs

Sun Belt metro populations are rising by the thousands, while some major cities... More

Existing Home and Condo Sales Drop in Feb 2017 for South Florida
Posted on
Existing Home and Condo Sales Drop in Feb 2017 for South Florida

Florida Realtors president Maria Wells attributes low closings to low inventory. More

San Diego Sees Housing Market Swing to Multifamily
Posted on
San Diego Sees Housing Market Swing to Multifamily

San Diego County saw the largest drop in single-family home permits in Southern... More

Baby Boomer-Owned Businesses Need a Plan for the Future
Posted on
Baby Boomer-Owned Businesses Need a Plan for the Future

New startups are a key component for job growth, but cities now face a dilemma in... More

The Construction Industry Desperately Needs an Update
Posted on
The Construction Industry Desperately Needs an Update

A new report suggests productivity is hampered by out-dated methods, processes,... More

How the Financial System is Keeping Homeownership Out of Reach of Black Americans
Posted on
How the Financial System is Keeping Homeownership Out of Reach of Black Americans

Homeownership among white Americans was 71% in 2015, while homeownership among... More

Back from Brink of Bankruptcy, Detroit Still Has a Long Way to Go
Posted on
Back from Brink of Bankruptcy, Detroit Still Has a Long Way to Go

A popular narrative says Detroit is back, but a range of measures signal the... More

Black Home Ownership Faltering
Posted on
Black Home Ownership Faltering

Black home-ownership rates have declined to levels not seen since the 1960s,... More

New NAHB Chair "Very Positive" About Trump Presidency
Posted on
New NAHB Chair "Very Positive" About Trump Presidency

Granger MacDonald is heartened by the new president's pro-business stance but says... More

Chicagoland Sees Strongest Housing Start Performance Since the Recession
Posted on
Chicagoland Sees Strongest Housing Start Performance Since the Recession

Metrostudy’s Chicagoland regional survey for Q4 2016 shows 13.4% YOY growth in new... More

RSS
BUILDER Local Housing Data
Watch BUILDER videos
Close X