July 23, 2018, 9am PDT
Research from the Urban Institute finds that economic hurdles, not just lifestyle preferences, are stopping millennials from buying homes.
July 10, 2018, 2pm PDT
Exurbs may be growing faster, but, when surveyed, Millennials report greater happiness in cities.
June 6, 2018, 10am PDT
To paraphrase Bill Clinton, it's the housing, stupid! In addition to the troubling findings of the Bay Area Council poll, a California housing report found that Silicon Valley had the highest percentage of residents leaving their counties.
May 31, 2018, 9am PDT
Peter Rogerson crunches the numbers on 50 years of demographic shifts.
May 16, 2018, 2pm PDT
According to an analysis of U.S. National Travel Surveys, the Millennial preference for non-automotive travel is mostly hype. Millennials show behavior similar to other age groups and respond to the economy.
May 7, 2018, 1pm PDT
Jobs and cheap housing give some small cities a big appeal for folks in their 20s and 30s.
April 20, 2018, 9am PDT
Data from the 2017 National Household Travel Survey reveals that circumstances may be forcing lower-income young people to drive greater distances.
State Smart Transportation Initiative
April 17, 2018, 6am PDT
Interested observers have been predicting a crest of the American "back to the city" movement for years now—the idea that as Millennials come of age they will lose interest in urban lifestyles and seek the comfort of the suburbs.
April 12, 2018, 11am PDT
Is this the future that Baby Boomers envisioned?
March 1, 2018, 7am PST
Despite the impression that young white people have reshaped cities' demographics, research shows that non-white Millennials account for the greater part of that growth.
February 24, 2018, 5am PST
While Millennials are coveted by marketers and consumer goods companies, young adults of color are not equally sharing in the benefits of Millennials' economic popularity.
January 29, 2018, 2pm PST
Researchers from Arizona State University have produced a new working paper that examines efforts to attract and retain Millennials to downtown neighborhoods in Houston and Phoenix.
January 23, 2018, 9am PST
Now proposing to add another 900 stores in 2018, Dollar General continues to rapidly expand throughout the U.S. However, their push for a smaller more urban format is something seriously worth watching.
January 13, 2018, 7am PST
A critique of the "Wisconsin: It's more you" ad campaign serves as a lesson for anyone who throws the word Millennial around like a magic talisman.
January 11, 2018, 12pm PST
For the first time in four years, a quarterly survey indicates “market saturation in urban areas.”
January 8, 2018, 9am PST
Joe Cortright presents the antidote to an emerging narrative about the shifting lifestyle preferences of young adults (i.e., Millennials).
January 2, 2018, 7am PST
Time magazine charts which American cities have reached "peak millennial."
December 28, 2017, 6am PST
The auto industry has decided that SUVs are the right product to market to the largest generation in U.S. history.
December 12, 2017, 6am PST
The Washington Post examines "missing middle" housing as a solution for retaining millennials in cities and interior suburbs. There is still some question, however, about whether millennials are actually leaving urban areas.
November 4, 2017, 1pm PDT
The proposed 3roots San Diego is treading now familiar territory by attempting to appeal to Millennials. Much more novel, however, is the project's reclamation of a former mining pit.
The San Diego Union-Tribune