Economic & Market Forecast for the 50+ Housing Industry


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Las Vegas Convention Center, North 252

Format: Building Knowledge Session
Level of Content: Intermediate
Track: 50+ Housing
Continuing Education: NAHB - 1.00 CE hour(s), NKBA - 0.1 CEU(s)
Appropriate for: 50+ Housing Builders & Developers, Designers, Architects, Engineers & Planners, Single Family - All

Paul Emrath, NAHB, Washington, DC
Chris Porter, John Burns Real Estate Consulting, Irvine, CA

What It’s About:
Builder and developer confidence in the 50+ and other mature market housing has finally begun to rebound. Younger buyers are eagerly purchasing the older generation's existing homes, and older adults are starting to visit new, age-friendly communities in greater numbers. In this session, an NAHB economist and a nationally-known market analyst will present data on the size and health of the 50+ market sector, information on economic and demographic trends and specific information about what 50+ home buyers truly want in a new home and community.

What You'll Learn:
Find out what is happening in the housing industry today, with a closer look at how the 50+ segment is currently performing versus other market sectors.
Understand both the short- and long-term outlook for the 50+ market by analyzing economic factors that directly impact this market.
Examine emerging economic and societal trends and how they will impact the growth of 50+ communities.
Gain insight to help builders, developers and other 50+ professionals plan for the future.

Related Program(s):
The 2015 Housing & Economic Outlook
50+ Builders' Forum: Issues & Strategies from 50+ Builders

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