Bruce Norris is joined this week by Steve Basten of John Burns Real Estate Consulting on the real estate radio show.
February 17, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Steve Basten joins us from John Burns Real Estate Consulting where he supports the firms building products research, including their in-depth forecasts of building products spending in new construction and remodeling end markets and, additionally, is responsible for demand forecasting and sector coverage of all residential building product categories. Before joining John Burns Real Estate Consulting, Steve worked for Kohler Co. as a product manager, responsible for new product development priorities and scheduling and, prior, in Kohler’s Corporate Development office as an M&A analyst where he was responsible for valuation analysis, deal-flow management, and competitive benchmarking for all of Kohler’s business units. He has an in-depth understanding of the residential construction industry from financial outlook to interior design trends and is very passionate about new product development and innovation.
Topics he is passionate about include: Consumer behavior, particularly relating to millennials; M&A; product innovation relating to solving the labor problem; product innovation relating to simplifying a remodel; and IoT / technology. I also have a passion for lifestyle trends like minimalism (tiny-houses, micro-living), and shared, multi-generational housing (airBnB).
If you’re in the Inland Empire, tune in live to KTIE 590am. Or you can listen to the show on your favorite podcast service.