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Let’s Talk Surban™

Dean Wehrli
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Dean Wehrli

Chris Porter

June 29, 2018

Consulting leader Dean Wehrli volunteered to host our new podcast. You never know what to expect from Dean.

For episode 4 of our New Home Insights Podcast, Dean talks with our Chief Demographer Chris Porter on the concept of surban™.

Featured guest

Chris Porter, Chief Demographer, John Burns Research and Consulting

Conversation highlights include:

  • Breaking down the concept of surban
  • Characteristics of a prime surban location
  • Typical demographic profiles of buyers interested in surban living
  • Hurdles of building surban
  • Examples of successful surban projects

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About The Author

Dean Wehrli
Dean Wehrli
Dean helps housing sector clients figure out not just what might work and what might not, but why.
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Chris Porter
Senior Vice President, Chief Demographer
Chris brings clarity to JBREC’s clients on demographic trends and translates their impact on local housing markets. He also analyzes and compares local housing market metrics in JBREC’s Metro Analysis and Forecast and Regional Analysis and Forecast monthly reports.

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