Once-Hot Apartment Construction Cooling as U.S. Housing Engine

Bloomberg

By Shobhana Chandra

Faster apartment building was instrumental in pulling the U.S. housing market out of its slump a decade ago. Now, that engine is starting to throttle back. A softening in the multifamily segment is something to keep an eye on even as overall homebuilding — which includes single-family dwellings that make up the largest share of the market — is expected to keep moving forward.

Read More

Previous CalAtlantic Homes Debuts The Only Age-Exclusive Community In North Irvine
Next Millennials are Abandoning the Suburbs for a New Kind of Neighborhood

About author

Michael Anderson
Michael Anderson 249 posts

Over the course of his 30-year career, Michael Anderson has worked in the residential development industry in the Pacific Northwest, Northern California and Southern California. He has acquired residential land in excess of $300M for both land development and homebuilding entities and has overseen the construction of approximately 2500 homes. Currently, in semi-retirement, and based out of Newport Beach, CA, Michael continues to invest in and stay abreast of the land markets.

View all posts by this author →

You might also like

Housing Market

5 Risks to the Housing Market Recovery

While most prognosticators are predicting improved housing market conditions in 2015, there are still some risk factors which could derail the recovery. In the following article, five potential obstacles to

Housing Market

Six Housing Market Predictions for 2017

If economic indicators are any guide, Orange County’s housing market is heading for a fifth straight year of rising home prices, increased sales, more rent hikes and booming home construction.

Housing Market

What Will Really Solve California’s Housing Crisis? MARCH 6, 2017 | BY CARRIE ROSSENFELD

By Carrie Rossenfeld IRVINE, CA—We need to stop addressing this issue through competing interests fighting each other, and the state needs to find a way to bring those interests together