Monthly Archives: May 2015

Gen Y and Housing: What They Want and Where They Want It

New ULI report shows Gen Y living frugally in more affordable locations, sharing housing with friends and family. Contrary to popular belief, most Millennials are not living the high life in the downtowns of large cities, but rather are living in less centrally located but more affordable neighborhoods, making ends meet with jobs for which many feel overqualified, and living with parents or roommates to save money, according to a new report from ULI. Still, despite their current lifestyle constraints, most are optimistic about the odds for improving their housing … Read More

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America in 2015

Key Housing Findings from the America in 2015 Survey Posted on May 6, 2015 by Michelle Winters The ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing is pleased to partner with the ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative on the latest ULI community survey, America in 2015. This biennial national survey assesses Americans’ views on their housing, transportation, and community options. Read the Full Survey Key Housing Findings This year’s survey documents important housing-related preferences and highlights some potential trends to watch: Housing Options: While most Americans are satisfied with the range of housing … Read More

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Real Estate Pros Optimistic about Next Three Years

A commentary on the April 2015 Real Estate Consensus Forecast by William Maher of LaSalle Investment Management The latest survey results of the semi-annual ULI/E&Y Real Estate Consensus Forecast, prepared by the ULI Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate, predict three more years of very favorable real estate conditions in the US. The survey was completed by 46 real estate economists in March 2015. Areas where optimism is most pronounced over the 2015-7 forecast period include: Net job growth should be 2.9 million per year, compared to a long … Read More

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