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Student Capstone Projects

As part of our commitment to the education and professional development of UC Berkeley students, the Terner Center highlights exceptional…

Communities and Regions

Heartwood Commons: Development Proposal

Heartwood Commons: Development Proposal Bank of America Merrill Lynch Low-Income Housing Challenge 2016 Authors:  UC Berkeley, CalBUILD Team: Genise Choy (MCP, 2016), Alexandra…

Cost of Building

Paying for Dirt: Where Have Home Values Detached From Construction Costs?

Home prices reflect the value of the land and the value of the structures and other improvements on that land.…

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Cost of Building

Modular Construction in the Bay Area: The Future Is Now

This post originally appeared on the ULI San Francisco Blog on August 2, 2017. After years of abstract discussions and false starts,…

Cost of Building

Housing Highlights from the 2015 American Community Survey

The Census Bureau has just released the 2015 American Community Survey (ACS), the most detailed and comprehensive regular source of…

Communities and Regions

Has the Expansion of American Cities Slowed Down?

This piece originally appeared on the BuildZoom blog. The original post can be found here. Key takeaways: As a whole, U.S. cities maintained…

american city
Communities and Regions

Urban Revival? Not for Most Americans

The U.S. population is now less urban than before the start of the housing bubble. While well-educated, higher-income young adults…

Communities and Regions

Why Millennials Still Live with Their Parents

This piece originally appeared on Jed Kolko's blog. The original post can be found here. The entire increase in young adults…

Communities and Regions

Housing Highlights from the 2014 American Community Survey

The Census Bureau has just released the 2014 American Community Survey (ACS), the most detailed and comprehensive regular source of…

Communities and Regions

Who Is Actually Forming New Households?

For several quarters, the Census has reported an increase in household formation. This is the turnaround that the housing market has…

Communities and Regions