Tag: Baby boomers

Baby boomers generation (born 1946-1964)

Who will buy 21 million homes? Not I, said gen X.

Who’s going to buy all the boomer’s homes? A recent story in the Wall Street Journal asked who would buy all the baby boomers’...
millennials

Measuring Millennials

Pew Research recently released a study of Millennials as young adults (aged 25 to 37) and compared their characteristics to the traits of the...

Landwide Development Corporation finalizing plans for urban senior independent living experience in Wildwood, MO

As the population of Baby Boomers ages in unprecedented numbers, the need for senior housing throughout the United States is increasing. The demographic growth...

The golden age

Trend forecasters rightfully focus on the housing needs of millennials when predicting the future of the U.S. real estate market. But the rising senior...

The Wolff Company announces plans to develop new senior living community in Torrance

The Wolff Company, a Scottsdale-based private equity firm and senior living developer, will break ground later this year on Revel South Bay, a new...

Trez Forman Capital Group closes $44.8 million construction loan

Florida-based Trez Forman Capital Group has completed a $44.8 million loan to finance construction of a new maintenance-free residential community in Southwest Florida geared...

Walking tall

Of course, there are some obligatory qualifiers for that optimism. Most economists continue to project sustained moderate growth; but if a national recession takes...

Aging baby boomers still want it all

As a segment of the growing senior population seeks upscale urban living, an affordability crisis looms. Michael Gordon, VP of planning and development for a...

Generation Z

Born from 1995 to 2012, the first members of Generation Z—who succeed the millennials—are graduating from college. Stillman, who has been studying the generations for...

Emotional intelligence, our responsibility to Gen Y and Z

Although the term first appeared in a 1964 paper by Michael Beldoch, it gained popularity in the 1995 book by that title, written by...

Resident ambassador

For some, the resident participation has helped with more authentic messaging, which has led to a boost in referrals and a competitive edge against...

Rental rates rising among the retiring

In lieu of the stability and security homeownership (supposedly) provides, more and more retiring baby boomers are choosing the convenience and flexibility of apartments...

Out of the basement

The census data don’t break out age groups, so they don’t specify who is forming these new households. Separate reports show that the previous...

New starts shift to apartments

Residential construction—a pillar of the economy and employment—is starting to ramp up again overall, but in previous years the growth was driven by single-family...

Catching the silver tsunami

"The sheer number of baby boomers will fuel a demand for new housing in every age-qualified sector, from single-family to assisted living," said Manny...

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