Designing for the 55+ Market: Your Top 20 Questions Answered


Tuesday, January 19 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Location: North 264

Format: Building Knowledge Session 
Level of Content: Advanced 

Appropriate for: 55+ Housing Builders & Developers, Designers, Architects, Engineers & Planners, Single Family - All

Track(s): 55+ Housing

Moderator(s): Gary Snider, BSB Design, West Des Moines, IA

Roger Glover, Cornerstone Homes, Richmond, VA | 
Michael K. Medick AIA, BSB Design, Alexandria, VA | 
Doris Pearlman, MIRM, IIDA, Possibilities for Design, Denver, CO

What It’s About:
Often times, the best advice found at IBS comes from fellow industry members through conversations and networking. This advanced session creates a structured "networking opportunity" to blend the best advice on 55+ design from a panel of experts and the highly engaged audience. The wealth of experience in the audience will be drawn out to connect and bring confidence to all those who seek answers to their top questions regarding 55+ design and in-demand features and products. Learn from your peers in this interactive, town-hall-style session.

What You'll Learn:
Determine what in-demand products to offer and how to present them to the market. Understand what amenities are most important in buyers' eyes. 
Learn what tools to use to create community regardless of parcel size, and how to leverage that sense of community to compete with larger developments. 
Discover what features provide the best value according to experiences from colleagues.

Continuing Education: NAHB - 1.00 CE hour(s), NKBA - 0.1 CEU(s)

Product speakers