Busy Summer for Metrostudy and Meyers Research Industry Experts

Our industry experts have been busy this summer! They have been sharing their local expertise on the housing market and economy with news outlets, at events, and on panels. We highlight a few below –

Regional Director Eugene James Shares His Atlanta Market Expertise With WSB TV

Senior Director for the Central Region, Eugene James, recently shared his Atlanta housing market expertise with local news station WSB-TV. In two different segments, Eugene discussed the rapid increase in home prices and housing demand in Forest Park in Clayton County. Eugene provided insight into why buying a home in this area is a good investment.

Watch the segments below:


Houston RD Lawrence Dean Shares His Expertise on Housing in The Woodlands and West Lake Houston

Metrostudy’s Regional Director, Lawrence Dean, recently shared his regional expertise and analysis of Metrostudy data with Community Impact Newspaper.

When asked about housing in The Woodlands area of the market, Lawrence explained that there is not much new housing in The Woodlands, as it’s been very built out, but there is more opportunity in South Montgomery County.

In looking at multi-family housing in Shenandoah, Lawrence analyzed the potential impacts of large apartment buildings on the city.

Learn more about housing trends in The Woodlands and the neighboring areas.

Lawrence also shared his market knowledge in relation to the West Lake Houston Parkway corridor, analyzing the master-planned communities in the area and why developers are attracted to that part of the Houston market.

Read more about master-planned communities in the Greater Houston Market.


Regional Director Vaike O’Grady Speaks About New Home Starts in Austin Statesman

In a recent piece for the Statesman, Regional Director for Austin, Vaike O’Grady put Metrostudy data into context to understand what the housing demand in Austin means for builders and local economies.

Metrostudy data reported that builders started construction on 4,119 houses from April through June, which was close to a 7% decrease compared to the same period in the previous year. Still, sales of new homes were at an all-time high during the period of April through June, showing that housing demand is still strong in the Central Texas area.

Read more about housing activity in Austin.


Ben Sage Shares Insights Into Housing Shortages In The Greater Washington, DC Region

Senior Director for the East Region, Ben Sage, recently shared his market expertise with the Washington Business Journal. In an article about the housing shortages in the Greater Washington, DC Region, Ben shared Metrostudy data about housing prices and demand and spoke on how builders are adjusting to demands for denser neighborhoods and lower prices.

Read more about home building and affordability in the Greater Washington, DC area.


Director of Economic Research, Ali Wolf, and Managing Director, Steve LaTerra Speak on the Housing Economy and Capital Markets At Bloomberg Housing MidYear Update

Ali Wolf and Steve LaTerra were headline speakers at the Bloomberg Intelligence, Metrostudy, and Meyers Research Housing MidYear Update in July. Ali gave an economic overview, speaking on indicators that investors should pay attention to while Steve shared his takeaways on the spring selling season, and also provided an overview of Meyers Research’s Annual Capital Markets Survey.

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