HVAC Breaking News

March 18, 2004: Conference Highlights Housing Needs Of Boomers

WASHINGTON - Building industry professionals will learn more about the fastest-growing segment of America's housing industry at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Building for Boomers & Beyond: Seniors Housing Symposium 2004, in Chicago, April 14-16. To be held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, the conference is designed to educate attendees on the housing needs of baby boomers and older generations.

"Builders today recognize that boomers, empty nesters, and seniors are a huge growth market in the housing industry for the next three decades," said Bonnie Solomon, chair of the NAHB Seniors Housing Council and vice president of several retirement communities in St. Louis, Kansas City, Mo., and Atlanta. "These consumers are more active, affluent, and healthier than previous generations, and our industry is evolving to build and design communities that appeal to the mature market."

According to NAHB, the conference will include 19 educational sessions exploring the mindset of boomers and older seniors, and their demand for homes and communities that fit their active lifestyles. The seminars will cover the latest market research and trends, such as the growing demand for apartments, condominiums, and town homes for seniors, and will provide techniques to assist in designing, developing, financing, marketing, and selling to 50+ consumers.

For more information, visit www.nahb.org/build4boomers.

Publication date: 03/15/2004

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

Recent Articles by Greg Mazurkiewicz

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

2015 ACCA Conference

Images from the 2015 ACCA Conference in Grapevine, Texas. Posted on April 8, 2015.


NEWSMakers: Mark Crockett
Mark Crockett vice president, Crockett Facilities Services, explains the importance of technician training, the value of being a top minority-owned company in the U.S., current projects the company is managing, and much more. Posted on April 24.
More Podcasts


NEWS 05-04-15 cover

2015 May 4

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Legislation and Regulation

What legislative/regulatory issue is most important to you as a HVAC business owner?
View Results Poll Archive


2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research


Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


Magazine image
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.


facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con