Erik's Stories

Comprised largely of master-planned communities, Sugar Land is an affluent Houston submarket that is now considered one of Texas’ fastest growing cities.

May 5

The developers for a sizable affordable housing project in San Francisco’s northeast waterfront have been selected, while amendments to the city’s inclusionary housing requirements are the hot topic.

BRIDGE Housing and John Stewart Co. have been selected by the city to development a 182-unit project dubbed 88 Broadway.

May 5

New urbanism and quality schools have turned Gaithersburg, a northwest suburb of Washington D.C., into Maryland’s fourth largest city.

May 4

Recent data and reports from the Texas Office of the State Demographer and the U.S. Census Bureau pointed to the Greater Houston metro as being the top area nationally for population gain and the top in Texas for domestic migration, but things have changed since the data used for the report was taken.

May 3

Large Realtor associations in the same state reaching MLS-sharing agreements has been a frequent occurrence of late. In Southeast Florida, the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches (RAPB) and the MIAMI Association of Realtors announced they will share MLS data with one another once again.

Apr 29

Known as Galveston County’s largest municipality, League City has been touted as a top “small city” and place for young families.

The southeastern Houston submarket of nearly 91,000 also represents a growing market with quality schools.

Apr 28

Known for its ties to the ’80s cult classic Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, the village of Northbrook is considered a top suburb on a statewide and metro level.

The North Shore village of roughly 33,000 was recently ranked as the top city in Illinois to live by Movoto Real Estate and the seventh best Illinois suburb by Niche.

Apr 28

A family-oriented, semi-rural community, Orinda is considered one of the top suburbs in America for a number of reasons.

Located to the east of Berkeley in Contra Costa County, Orinda boasts top schools, affluent residents, luxury homes, a touted trail system and minimal crime.

Apr 28