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24,374 New Home Sales Last Year at Top 50 Masterplans; 9% Increase over 2015

Co-Authored by Devyn Bachman, Research Analyst Click Here to Download PDF Version of this article   Click here to download the Top 50 MPC Rankings for 2016 In 2016, the top 50 master-planned communities (MPCs) in our annual ranking sold …

Twenty Top-Selling Masterplans Sold Over 14,000 New Homes in 2016

Co-Authored by Devyn Bachman, Research Analyst  John Burns Real Estate Consulting, LLC applauds the nation’s top 20 masterplans for their strong new home sales in 2016. We reviewed nearly 340 masterplans to arrive at our Top 20 list, ranked by …

Extraordinary Development and Compliance Costs Stifle New Home Construction

Click here to enlarge image New regulations to protect the environment and to shore up local city finances have made it extremely difficult for home builders to build affordable homes. Now, more than ever, the demand for affordable entry-level housing …

23,263 New Home Sales Last Year at Top 50 Masterplans, a 14% Increase over 2014

In 2015, the top 50 masterplans listed in the table below sold nearly 23,300 homes, representing: A 14% increase over 2014 Roughly 4.7% of all new home sales nationally The highest sales volume in the 6 years we have been …

21 Top-Selling Masterplans Sold Nearly 14,100 New Homes in 2015

John Burns Real Estate Consulting, LLC (JBREC) congratulates the top 21 masterplans in the country on their strong new home sales in 2015. To identify the top 21, which includes a tie at #20, JBREC associates considered over 230 communities …

Shift in Land Sellers Tells the Story of Land Values

Bank sales down significantly. When 60% of the land was being sold by banks, as was the case in early 2011, we advised our clients to buy aggressively in the better locations. Today banks represent only 6% of the residential …

Strong Year for Top 50 Master-Planned Communities

Builders in the top 50 master-planned communities (MPCs) in the country captured 22,238 new home sales in 2014, or 5% of annual US new home sales. We connected with developer and builder representatives, many of whom are clients, at over …

5% Capture Rate for Top 50 Master-Planned Communities

Co-Author: Ken Perlman, Principal The top 50 master-planned communities (MPCs) in the country accounted for 5.4% of 2013 new home sales. There were 23,463 new home sales in the top 50 master-planned communities in the country in 2013—a 12% increase …

Acquisitions, IPOs, And Private Placements, Oh My!

The housing market is on its yellow brick road to recovery, and transactions that will finance growth for builders and single-family rental operations are blossoming like the field of poppies in The Wizard of Oz. For the first time in …

2012 Top-Selling Master-Planned Communities

50 Top-Selling Master-Planned Communities Up 46% Year-Over-Year The national housing market is clearly showing signs of recovery and nowhere is the improvement more evident than in the performance of the nation’s largest master-planned communities. John Burns Real Estate Consulting surveyed …