The Advisory

Read through our latest findings

In addition to helping clients make the best decisions about real estate investment, repositioning, planning, and development, RCLCO strategists strive to answer their own questions about market trends via ever-evolving, analytically-based research. Below are published issues of The Advisory - always internally crafted, each article is researched and written by a group of RCLCO Managing Directors, Vice Presidents, and Associates.

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Urban Real Estate

December 3, 2012

New Study Shows Young Americans’ Declining Preference for Automobile Ownership

Urban Housing Design and Economics Likely to Change Americans’ love affair with the automobile is legendary, and that relationship largely has resulted in the creation of an urban form characterized ...

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Strategic Planning

July 26, 2012

RCLCO National Real Estate Sentiment Survey and RCLCO’s Outlook

For-Sale Housing Continuing to Gain Momentum 2Q 2012 After a slight hesitation in the first quarter, sentiments regarding the current state and likely future trajectory of the U.S. economy and real ...

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Community and Resort

July 18, 2012

Post Recession: Homebuyers Willing to Pay More for Green Features with Cost Savings or Health Benefits

The market for green homes is on the rise. According to McGraw-Hill Construction, the share of single- family home construction that is green has risen from 8% in 2008 to 17% in 20111. This is consistent ...

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Strategic Planning

June 26, 2012

Major U.S. Court of Appeals Decision in a Case for Which RCLCO Provided Expert Testimony

Over the past five years, RCLCO has become increasingly active in providing consulting and litigation support services regarding real estate issues, including serving as expert witnesses as required. ...

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Urban Real Estate

June 12, 2012

Empty Nester for Rent?

Quantifying the Depth of an Important Segmentation Opportunity for Rental Apartments The radical recent dislocation in the housing market has caused Americans across the socioeconomic spectrum to re-evaluate ...

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Community and Resort

May 25, 2012

In-Depth Look at Top-Selling MPC’s

RCLCO recently reported that year-to-date 2012 home sales at top master-planned communities are the strongest in three years, up sharply over 2011 (RCLCO Advisory, March 29, 2012). In this new and expanded ...

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Urban Real Estate

May 8, 2012

Apartment Pricing Power Remains Strong

Renters Still Willing to Pay More for Larger, Better, and Well Located Units with a New Focus on Amenities RCLCO conducted an internet-based survey in early April in which more than 1,400 U.S. renters ...

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Community and Resort

April 30, 2012

RCLCO Forecast: Does the Housing Market Still Want the Suburbs?

This is the third installment in a series examining New US Housing Demand, relative to underlying demand drivers. Part 3: Where the Active Market Wants to Live The National Association of Realtors ...

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Strategic Planning

April 16, 2012

RCLCO National Real Estate Sentiment
Survey and RCLCO’s Outlook

Gaining Momentum 1Q 2012 Real estate industry professionals continue to express confidence that the U.S. economy and real estate markets are gaining momentum, and are likely on a clear path to a sustained ...

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Community and Resort

April 11, 2012

Will the North American Second Home Buyer Look Offshore Again?

RCLCO Research Shows Surprisingly High Levels of Interest in International Vacation Home Locations  At the end of last year, RCLCO fielded ...

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