Maximize your opportunities in the housing market with unbiased analysis

Our experienced team of consultants thrives on helping clients around the country. Our combined backgrounds in homebuilding, land development, design, consumer, multifamily, and finance guide clients to strategic, practical solutions.

Overview

Custom Consulting Services

Our objective is to make our clients more successful. We work with many types of stakeholders in the industry: builders and developers, private equity and institutional investors, financial and professional service firms, and building product manufacturers.

National Perspective

We work on real estate analyses throughout the country every day, and we see emerging trends first-hand.

Boots on the Ground

We have offices throughout the country with regional experts who work and live in their markets.

Product Expertise

With housing as the focus, our expertise ranges across for sale, rental, and building products.

Timely Insights

We provide in-depth analysis and guidance under strict due-diligence timeframes.

Customized Analysis and Recommendations

We tailor recommendations to specific projects, given their unique characteristics.

Research Analysis

Our local market experts are resources to our research clients. We are available to discuss the nuances of housing markets throughout the US.

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Solving today to help you navigate tomorrow.

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Completed Consulting Projects
in 2023

408

Consulting Clients Serviced in 2023

154

Metro Areas Visited
in 2023

Consulting Services

Real Estate Consulting

Home Building, Land Development, Build-to-Rent, Single-Family Rental, Apartments, Mixed-Use

Our experienced team of consultants thrives on helping our clients make great investment decisions. We will be an extension of your team, helping develop the right strategy for your next project. 

capabilities

Building Products Consulting

Structural Building Materials, Interior Fixtures, Prefab Construction, Commercial Construction

Our team is comprised of industry experts with diverse sector and functional experience. We partner across organizations to provide custom consulting reports to aid organic and inorganic investment decisions, strategic planning, and marketing.

Capabilities
Consumer and Design

Custom Consumer and Design Insights

Consumer and Design Consulting

Our team offers custom advisory services to help clients better understand industry trends, home design, and target consumers.

Capabilities
Why JBREC?

We provide trusted analysis for executive decisions.

Our experienced team of analysts and consultants helps our clients make smart investment decisions.
Reputation

We provide logical, unbiased recommendations and advice, trusted by the best and brightest in the real estate industry.

Trusted Integrity

We do not recommend stock investments or take contingency fees. We aim to be as accurate and honest as possible, with no conflicting agendas.

Experience

Our team includes national housing-market leaders, many with direct industry experience, as well as regional experts who live and work in their markets. Our experts have learned from multiple housing cycles.

Client Service

Some of the biggest names in the industry use JBREC's products and services. Our clients have personal access to our team of market and industry experts. We also connect clients to opportunities for new business.

Timely Data

We create, collect, and buy the best industry data available, enabling our analysts to evaluate market conditions. At JBREC, we focus exclusively on housing and strive to have the most current data at our fingertips.

Rigorous Review

Before sending any of our reports, our peer-review team checks facts, calculations, methodology, graphics, and language for the highest possible quality.

Find the Right Consultant

Connect with one of our industry experts on LinkedIn to discover how John Burns Research and Consulting can help your business.

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Case Studies

Project Opportunity Analysis for Raleigh New Home Community
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Financial and Demographic Analysis for Freedom, a Future Active-Adult Community
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Build-to-Rent First Look Study in Chattanooga, TN
Rental Community Analysis Logan Homes
Project Opportunity Analysis for Rental Community in North Carolina
Asset Valuation in Northern California
Asset Valuation in Northern California
Minneapolis - Summer Cityscape
Build-to-Rent Strategy in Minneapolis, MN
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Apartment Acquisition in Austin, TX
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Project Opportunity Analysis for The Park at Three Point
JBREC Case Study Denver
Project Opportunity Analysis for Suburban Denver Neighborhood
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Market Study for Farms of New Kent Community Development District
Project Opportunity Analysis for Raleigh New Home Community
Couple and adult daughter playing pickleball
Financial and Demographic Analysis for Freedom, a Future Active-Adult Community
New home construction against blue sky
Build-to-Rent First Look Study in Chattanooga, TN
Rental Community Analysis Logan Homes
Project Opportunity Analysis for Rental Community in North Carolina
Asset Valuation in Northern California
Asset Valuation in Northern California
Minneapolis - Summer Cityscape
Build-to-Rent Strategy in Minneapolis, MN

What our clients say about us

John Burns is our primary resource for up-to-date industry trends and has proven their unique value as a trusted partner in evaluating growth opportunities. When we started looking to expand our geographic footprint, there was no question who we would engage with. Working with John and his team was a great decision for our company.

CEO, Public Homebuilder

Our first step on researching new BTR projects is to check John Burns market reports.  It is the “level-set” we need to assess whether or not the project is aspirational or grounded in real-time metrics.

Managing Director, Real Estate Investment Manager

John Burns has been a significant resource for our teams across the Southwest region, assessing new business and evaluating existing developments. Their market-specific knowledge has been a great value-add for our local teams!

Senior Managing Director, Real Estate Investment, Development, and Management Firm

John and his team of housing experts provide the best and most accurate information on all of our housing markets and their forecasts are invaluable in guiding our business plans and investments

Managing Director, Capital Provider and Investor for For-Sale Residential

We highly value our business relationship with the entire John Burns Research and Consulting team who is always hyper responsive, approachable, polished and proficient. We highly cherish our partnership with JBREC, the housing industry’s top real estate research firm.

Executive Director and Principal, Real Estate Investment and Brokerage for SFR/BTR

The JBREC reports, data and forecasts are a critical component to our decision making process as you are only as good as the information you rely on. JBREC are the foremost experts in our growing asset class and we are grateful for their long time support and pursuit of better information to serve the broader real estate market.

President and COO, BTR Operator and Developer

John Burns’ research is consistently comprehensive and thoughtful providing valuable insight into current and future market conditions. John Burns’ research and data is unmatched in quality and timeliness and is invaluable to successful execution in today’s residential real estate market.

Co-Founder and CEO, SFR/BTR Operator

John Burns Research and Consulting consistently provides our executive team invaluable research and insight strategies to successfully navigate the market on a consistent basis.

President and COO, Public Homebuilder

We have been using and working with the JBREC group since the early days, dating all the way back to 2014. They have been a phenomenal resource in providing market intelligence before the rest of the world caught on to what we were up to. Today, they continue to be a beacon and leader nationally.

CEO, BTR Operator

John Burns is our primary resource for up-to-date industry trends and has proven their unique value as a trusted partner in evaluating growth opportunities. When we started looking to expand our geographic footprint, there was no question who we would engage with. Working with John and his team was a great decision for our company.

CEO, Public Homebuilder

Our first step on researching new BTR projects is to check John Burns market reports.  It is the “level-set” we need to assess whether or not the project is aspirational or grounded in real-time metrics.

Managing Director, Real Estate Investment Manager

John Burns has been a significant resource for our teams across the Southwest region, assessing new business and evaluating existing developments. Their market-specific knowledge has been a great value-add for our local teams!

Senior Managing Director, Real Estate Investment, Development, and Management Firm

John and his team of housing experts provide the best and most accurate information on all of our housing markets and their forecasts are invaluable in guiding our business plans and investments

Managing Director, Capital Provider and Investor for For-Sale Residential

We highly value our business relationship with the entire John Burns Research and Consulting team who is always hyper responsive, approachable, polished and proficient. We highly cherish our partnership with JBREC, the housing industry’s top real estate research firm.

Executive Director and Principal, Real Estate Investment and Brokerage for SFR/BTR

The JBREC reports, data and forecasts are a critical component to our decision making process as you are only as good as the information you rely on. JBREC are the foremost experts in our growing asset class and we are grateful for their long time support and pursuit of better information to serve the broader real estate market.

President and COO, BTR Operator and Developer

John Burns’ research is consistently comprehensive and thoughtful providing valuable insight into current and future market conditions. John Burns’ research and data is unmatched in quality and timeliness and is invaluable to successful execution in today’s residential real estate market.

Co-Founder and CEO, SFR/BTR Operator

John Burns Research and Consulting consistently provides our executive team invaluable research and insight strategies to successfully navigate the market on a consistent basis.

President and COO, Public Homebuilder

We have been using and working with the JBREC group since the early days, dating all the way back to 2014. They have been a phenomenal resource in providing market intelligence before the rest of the world caught on to what we were up to. Today, they continue to be a beacon and leader nationally.

CEO, BTR Operator

Contact us to maximize your opportunities in the housing market.

If you have any questions about our services or would like to speak to one of our experts about how we can help your business, please contact Client Relations at clientservices@jbrec.com.