Where is it toughest to build new homes? BuildZoom analysis digs in

  • BuildZoom's chief economist asked, “Where does an increasing willingness to pay for housing fail to result in more housing being built?”
  • Based on that metric, it's tougher to build in Honolulu and Los Angeles than in San Francisco or New York.

How do you quantify how difficult it is for developers to break ground (and finish) a new building in a given city?