Jonathan Smoke

Speech Topics:
Forecast, Demand, and Key Trends for New Construction
Forecasting the Future in Remodeling
Scenarios for Understanding Where Housing Is Headed
The Outlook for Housing in Chicago/Your City
The Road Ahead for Remodeling in the D.C. Area/Your City

Jonathan Smoke is a national expert on tracking and analyzing real estate market conditions across the country. As executive director for research for Market Intelligence, he oversees market studies and forecasts on all aspects of housing including new construction, remodeling, local market conditions and consumer demand for every metropolitan statistical area in the U.S. (over 90 percent of home sales/over 800 markets).

Using proprietary software and original research, Smoke has developed detailed demographic and housing data nationally and at the local level. This gives him an unparalleled ability to interpret and demystify national reports on housing starts, consumer confidence, home prices, future remodeling activity and more.

Smoke can comment on both national trends and specific markets for stories on the economy, homebuilding, lifestyle trends, remodeling trends, consumer demand, housing affordability and more.

He speaks regularly at industry conferences including the Remodeling Show, Urban Land Institute, Hanley Wood Housing Leadership Summit, the Remodeling Leadership Conference, the Replacement Contractor Executive Conference, the American Housing Conference, the International Builders Show, Local Homebuilder Association events, Real Estate Derivatives World, Local Housing Seminars, the National Kitchen & Bath Association Education Day, and at national and local meetings of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry.

Before joining Hanley Wood Market Intelligence in 2008, Smoke spent 16 years as a consultant and corporate executive including as founder of a research firm for homebuilding, development and investment clients, senior vice president for corporate strategy and innovation for Beazer Homes USA, principal of Lend Lease Corporation, and as a national leader in real estate operations for Deloitte & Touche.

He graduated in 1991 from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn., magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Religious Studies. In 1994, he earned a Master of Business Administration from McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.

Travels from Washington, D.C.

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