“Meyers Research is honored to provide a platform that brings together the industry’s leading executives to celebrate the incredible efforts of this important industry-based cause,” said Jeff Meyers, president of Meyers Research. “Homebuilding is the crux of our profession and we’re humbled by the industry’s support of HomeAid America, whose sole mission is to help homeless families and individuals rebuild their lives. We appreciate thatMaytag has stepped up as the Presenting Sponsor, representing the highest level of support. We also appreciate our Supporter Level Sponsors Environmental Stoneworks, First American Title Company, George Mason Mortgage, and HD Supply.”
Moderated by Jeff Meyers, President at Meyers Research, the Building Industry Forecast for D.C. Metro will by Keynoted by Mark Zandi, Chief Economist at Moody’s Analytics who will give insights on the current economy, especially as it relates to the building industry. There will also be two interactive sessions with leading industry executives, providing various perspectives on the challenges and opportunities impacting the homebuilding industry in 2014 and beyond, including economic recovery, the public and private homebuilding sector, and the role of capital markets in today’s housing landscape. Meyers Research Building Industry Forecast for D.C. Metro highlights include:
Employment improvements in high barrier to entry markets
Improving overall economy and solid housing re-sale market
New home sales in early phases of cycle due to limited supply levels
Rising mortgage rates cause new home price appreciation to level off
Some tertiary markets still bogged down by defaults and foreclosures
Featured industry panelists will include Steve Alloy, President at Stanley Martin Homes; Chris Clemente, CEO at Comstock Companies; Rick Rabil, CEO and President at Van Metre Companies; Alan Shapiro, President at Winchester Homes (TRI Pointe Homes); Joe Hardy, SVP at Texas Capital; Peter Fioretti , CEO at Mountain Real Estate Capital; Dan Green, Principal at Wheelock Street Capital; and Alexandra Johns, SVP at The Resmark Companies.
“As HomeAid celebrates our 25th Anniversary in 2014, we’re overwhelmed by the continued support of Meyers Research and the homebuilding community as a whole. Without their generosity, we wouldn’t be able to provide housing solutions for the millions of homeless individuals and families in need,” said Peter Simons, CEO for HomeAid America. “The Building Industry Forecast for D.C. Metro will afford us the opportunity to build on our renewed strength and continue giving back to the community on behalf of builders and their trade partners for years to come.”
The Meyers Research event is being sponsored by building industry partners, allowing a greater contribution to HomeAid.
For more information on Meyers Research or to register for the Meyers Research Building Industry Forecast for D.C. Metro event, visit http://meyersresearchllc.com/
About Meyers Research
Meyers Research, LLC, a Kennedy Wilson Company, is a premier consulting practice and the industry’s leading provider of rich data for residential real estate development and new home construction. Headquartered in Beverly Hills, Calif., the company offers national perspective as well as local expertise to homebuilders, multifamily developers, lenders and financial institutions. For more information on Meyers Research, visit www.meyersresearchllc.com.
About Kennedy Wilson
Founded in 1977, Kennedy Wilson is an international real estate investment and services company headquartered in Beverly Hills, Calif. with 24 offices in the U.S., U.K. Ireland, Spain, and Japan. The company offers a comprehensive array of real services including auction, conventional sales, property services, research, and investment management. Through its fund management and separate account business, Kennedy Wilson is a strategic investor of real estate investments in the U.S., U.K, Ireland and Japan. For more information on Kennedy Wilson, visit www.kennedywilson.com.
About HomeAid America
HomeAid America is a leading national non-profit provider of housing for today’s homeless. The organization builds and renovates multi-unit shelters for America’s temporarily homeless families and individuals, more than one million of whom are children, while they rebuild their lives. Through the generosity of America’s builders, their trade partners, financial institutions, and the public, HomeAid has built nearly 400 multi-unit shelters with an additional 40 in development. These shelters provide more than 7,500 beds per night nationwide and have housed over 200,000 people over HomeAid’s history. For more information on HomeAid America, visit http://www.homeaid.org/