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James Barton

Rising interest rates could break the land market's bottleneck

With landowners no longer able to hold on to land indefinitely, rising interest rates will create opportunity for buyers

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Expert Reaction: Uncertainty in the market? Nothing that a dose of realism and innovation won’t solve

Landowners' unrealistic pricing expectations have prohibited quality development sites from coming forward

  • Landowners do not feel pressured to sell and many are sitting on sites while they wait out the ongoing period of uncertainty.