January 27, 2020, 8am PST
Despite appearances and a popular media narrative, Baby Boomers aren't becoming more urban in old age—when compared to previous generations at the same age.
November 26, 2019, 9am PST
New analysis by Zillow predicts a "Silver Tsunami" of residential properties coming to the market as Baby Boomers leave the housing market. The effect could be like the housing boom of the mid-2000s.
October 28, 2019, 9am PDT
The state is seeing an outmigration of residents moving to more affordable places, but it isn’t just wealthy retirees leaving the Golden State.
August 30, 2019, 7am PDT
Ranches aren't the only segment of the luxury market having a hard time selling at asking price.
June 10, 2019, 7am PDT
If action isn’t taken to address the major issues the nation faces today, younger people will be contending with a lifetime of hardship. But older generations seem mostly to be looking the other way.
May 28, 2019, 5am PDT
A feature article in Marketwatch describes a future for retirement communities that look more like WeWork than the golf course-adjacent exurban communities of the 20th century.
April 3, 2019, 5am PDT
Despite a dip in vehicle miles traveled (VMT) in 2009, Americans continue to drive more and farther, despite some mistaken assumptions about Millennial travel behavior.
April 1, 2019, 7am PDT
Everything we thought we knew about Millennials was wrong.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
February 15, 2019, 8am PST
New census data shows that millennials and seniors are migrating less, a result of the Great Recession and its economic impacts. For those who are moving, cities in the Sun Belt have been primary destinations.
November 13, 2018, 9am PST
Driving is often marketed as fun and liberating, but millennials aren’t buying it.
May 31, 2018, 9am PDT
Peter Rogerson crunches the numbers on 50 years of demographic shifts.
April 23, 2018, 2pm PDT
Even before the bill was defeated, it exposed a major generational divide between anti-development environmentalists and their pro-density, pro-housing heirs.
February 20, 2018, 5am PST
Plenty of sidewalks stand in need of improvement, and many aren't there at all. But they're also a symbol of the automobile's engineered dominance of our roads.
January 15, 2018, 9am PST
In a region where most people “age in place,” facilities offering services and socialization give primary caregivers a much-needed break.
November 30, 2017, 10am PST
Boston economists are sounding the alarm: while the city itself is adding plenty of housing, there's not a lot happening in the suburbs. That may adversely affect older folks who want to sell and younger people looking to buy.
September 6, 2017, 1pm PDT
There has been a lot of speculation about the motivations of Millennials as they enter the workforce and the real estate market. The Pew Research Center starts with the facts.
September 1, 2017, 8am PDT
Bigger cars and an older population means a growing number of Americans die while crossing the street, and the country is just getting older.
July 21, 2017, 7am PDT
Baby boomers own homes, lots of them, with empty rooms, lots of them.
June 25, 2017, 7am PDT
The benefits of Prop 13's limit on property taxes will pass from generation to generation in California, at the expense of state and local coffers.
California Legislative Analyst's Office
March 12, 2017, 5am PDT
Generation X is barnstorming the market, so to speak, and Millennials and Baby Boomers might be swapping their perspectives on the urban, suburban divide.