Forecasting Ownership Benefit and Value:
On the U.S. Census web site, use the approach shown in Explore the Web,
Chapter 5, to access the latest American Community Survey.
For your county,
find the distribution of reported house values for owner occupied residences.
: Is county specific.
Below is an example result for Alachua County,
Owner Occupied Housing Values
$15,000 to $19,999
$90,000 to $99,999
$250,000 to $299,999
$750,000 to $999,999
If you were looking for an apartment at this time, what are six non-locational
requirements that you would consider important?
Six non-locational requirements include an appealing floor plan and
layout, community amenities, security features, desirable tenant mix, adequate
parking, and construction quality.
University City is a town of more than 200,000 persons, with over 50,000
university and community college students.
It has over 30,000 apartment units
which, with one or two exceptions, are garden apartments with a maximum of
Except for buildings within or immediately adjacent to the university
medical center, the football stadium, and the two graduate student dorms, only
two other buildings in the University City exceed five floors.
proposes to introduce two 24-story apartment buildings halfway between the
downtown and the university, which are about 2.5 miles apart.
One tower, would
be targeted to undergraduate students and the other to graduate students.
downtown consists of little more than government offices, mostly local and