The news about home building these days seems conflicted between the ever-growing trend toward tiny house living and the return of the McMansion. But both sync up perfectly with demographic trends.
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A Wall Street Journal blog this week expounded on the fact that the size of new homes sold in the United States just hit its largest median EVER: 2,415 square feet. But the writers quickly add that this figure may be short-lived—a blip in the market as we transition to the age of the millennial, the first-time, middle class buyer, who is expected to boost the market for smaller, first-time homes.
The Millennials are here; in fact, we now outnumber Boomers in the workplace.
By Amanda Minuk
We’ve been called everything from selfish and narcissistic, to lazy and entitled. As we shake off the (mis)perceptions people will realize that we’re a generation that wants to make a difference. In fact, meaningful work is an imperative for our generation.
March 23-25, 2015 | Crowne Plaza Manhattan Times Square, New York
The Annual Charities@Work Summit is one of the country’s leading conferences on employee engagement. Attendees include Fortune 500 companies across all sectors of business, each with philanthropic and employee engagement programs of varying sophistication and a desire to collaborate on best practices for practical improvements.
Deloitte Study Says Business and Academia Must Collaborate to Foster Talent
Business should focus on people and purpose, not just products and profits in the 21st century according to Deloitte Global’s fourth annual Millennial Survey. This and other findings from the survey suggest businesses, particularly in developed markets, will need to make significant changes to attract and retain the future workforce.
Survey findings indicate American consumers want more efficiency, more functionality, more time from their home appliances
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., January 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Consumers got a look at the newest innovations in home appliance technology as three of the top industry shows wrapped in Las Vegas. The Consumer Electronics Show, Kitchen and Bath Industry Show and the International Builders’ Show each featured thousands of new home appliances and now it’s time for companies to figure out which of those products consumers will really want. Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) recently conducted a survey to determine what technology is important to their United States consumers.
Small-business panelists at SAP conference say Millennial customer experience preferences driving recruitment, B2B technology.
SAP is finding its small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) champions in the Millennial generation, whether they run startups or established family companies. Nowhere was that more evident than at the SAP SME Summit held last week at SAP's Manhattan office. A Millennial-packed customer panel discussed how technology is driving their businesses, not just to succeed but to serve B2B customers with a B2C experience.