"Bold 2021 Predictions: A Stronger Housing Market Across the Board"

Zillow | December 18, 2020

Demand for city living will surge in 2021

Dense, urban living got a bad rap this year because of the pandemic, but city living will almost certainly enjoy a renaissance in 2021.


"Modular Construction Meets Changing Needs in the Pandemic"

The New York Times | December 15, 2020

The process of creating prefabricated units that can be quickly assembled has shifted as developers turn to medical buildings, affordable housing, data centers and even a Chick-fil-A restaurant.


"$130,000 for an 8-foot-by-8-foot shed? That’s what L.A. is paying in a bid to house the homeless"

Los Angeles Times | December 12, 2020

In other cities, 64-square-foot aluminum and composite sheds are being used as quick and inexpensive emergency shelter for homeless people.

Not in Los Angeles. Here, plans to employ the minimalist structures, known as “tiny homes,” have blossomed into expensive development projects with access roads, underground utilities and concrete foundations — and commensurate planning delays.


"UCLA Anderson Forecast Predicts Robust Economic Recovery Spring 2021"

Connnect California | December 10, 2020

The latest UCLA Anderson Forecast anticipates positive economic news is on the horizon, a rosy prediction that’s based on the assumption that mass vaccinations would clear a path toward a new, productive normalcy for many industries.

…But the December forecast also offers hope of a robust recovery from the current recession.