Category Archives: Real Estate Trends

National Housing Report Reveals Key Generational Trends

A recent study by the Joint Center on Housing Studies of Harvard University (JCHS) confirms many of the findings of insight2050, a collaborative initiative among public and private partners in the Columbus Region designed to help communities proactively plan for population growth over the next 30 years that is expected to be dramatically different from the past.         According to JCHS’s 2015 State of the Nation’s Housing report: Homeownership rates continue to decline across all age groups, single-family construction remains at historic lows and existing home sales … Read More

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Young Professionals Gain Career Advice, Insight from Glimcher

Michael Glimcher, CEO of WP Glimcher, shared personal and professional insights with more than 40 young professionals at the 2015 ULI Columbus Young Leaders’ Group YL Studio event. In a discussion led by Grace Schmidt, WP Glimcher’s SVP of human resources, Glimcher explained his decision to focus on real estate in Columbus. “It’s big enough to matter and small enough to care,” he said, noting that the region provides great opportunities for young professionals to get involved professionally. Glimcher also advised the group to develop an understanding of the financial side … Read More

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You Get What You Pay For

ULI’s senior resident fellows debate the correlation between high-tax states and economic vitality and explore the future of low-tax, low-investment states. How do we equalize opportunity, or are we relegating some states to a bad future? What does this mean for your business? We guarantee you will finish this video from the 2014 ULI Spring Meeting in Vancouver with a different perspective.  

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Real Estate Trends in Central Ohio Thank You

Thanks to all of the 2014 Real Estate Trends in Central Ohio interview participants! See the report here. INTERVIEWEES  William Brennan EVP and CFO The Pizzuti Companies Tom Caldwell Executive Vice President of Finance and Development Continental Real Estate Companies Don Casto, III  * Principal CASTO Brian Ellis President and COO Nationwide Realty Investors Terry Foegler * Director of Strategic Initiatives/Special Projects City of Dublin Brett Kaufman * Owner Kaufman Development Marshall Loeb President and COO Glimcher Realty Trust Chad Pinnell Senior Vice President Equity John Royer * President Kohr … Read More

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Event Recap: Real Estate Trends in Central Ohio 2014

Sentiments are clearly positive for real estate in 2014 according to national and local trend data.  Business prospects are up and equity is more available.  For sale housing is in recovery, especially for the single family home. The 2014 Real Estate Trends in Central Ohio were presented to ULI members and guests November 20 at the Porter Wright offices.  Both national and local data (bulleted below) is promising.  “Overall, things are more positive than last year,” summarized Presenter Jung Kim, Columbus 2020.  “The hope is back.  Opportunity is visible and … Read More

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