The NAHB Builders Show: Reflections From Las Vegas

A report from the largest meeting of the suburban builder's industry, where new urbanism is just beginning to attract curiosity.
March 5, 2004, 10am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The National Association of Housing Builders (NAHB) held its International Builder Show this year in Las Vegas... Over 100,000 attended this year's event, held January 19-22. ...New urbanism was represented at a session moderated by Todd Zimmerman. Zimmerman, a market analyst and principal at Zimmerman Volk, observed that Boomers (numbering 82 million) are moving into a new life stage -- out of the full-nest years into the empty-nest years, which means that many will move back to the city... New urbanism was represented at a session moderated by Todd Zimmerman. Zimmerman, a market analyst and principal at Zimmerman Volk, observed that Boomers (numbering 82 million) are moving into a new life stage -- out of the full-nest years into the empty-nest years, which means that many will move back to the city."

Thanks to Laurence Aurbach

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Published on Thursday, March 4, 2004 in The Town Paper
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