Tim Sullivan


Tim Sullivan 

Managing Principal

Tim has more than 33 years experience in analyzing and valuing real estate development opportunities all over the United States and Latin America. He has developed the ability to interpret diverse statistics and trends and translate them into actionable plans. Tim’s personal commitment to his clients is to constantly assess the economy, real estate market and consumer trends to identify the newest and best ways to profitably invest and develop.

During his career, Tim was senior manager with KPMG Peat Marwick’s National Real Estate Consulting Group before serving as principal of Hanley Wood Market Intelligence’s Real Estate Consulting Practice and his own firm. He earned an MBA with a concentration in marketing and finance from San Diego State University, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from University of California, San Diego. He also holds a MIRM (Member of the Institute of Residential Marketing) from the National Association of Homebuilders.

Tim’s Upcoming Events

May. 10, 2018

Frame Philadelphia

Jun. 12, 2018

Frame Phoenix

Jun. 21, 2018

Frame Orlando

Jun. 27, 2018


Jul. 10, 2018

Frame Dallas

Jul. 24, 2018

Frame Salt Lake

Aug. 28, 2018

Frame Bay Area

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Tim’s Blog Posts

In Case You Missed IBS & Our 2018 Housing Market Outlook

IBS Orlando was an inspiring, busy, and exciting way to start off the new year with over 85,000 attendees. Our experts spoke at 6 sessions, hosted a Zonda lounge at …

Merger Madness: Learn What A Combined LEN & CAA Might Look Like

America’s number two homebuilder, Lennar (LEN), and number five, CalAtlantic Homes (CAA), announced on Monday their merger, creating the largest homebuilder in the US. The deal is expected

Jeff Meyers Decodes 2017

What’s the best way to know what Meyers Research is thinking about what lies ahead for 2017? Ask California Homebuilding Foundation Hall-of-Famer Jeff Meyers himself! I recently sat down with …

FHA Qualification is the Secret Sauce for Absorption

Our research around the country shows us that price elasticity is one of the few consistencies in the Housing industry, and sales rates of new home projects that are above …

The Secret to Motivating the Boomer Buyer

The days of building 7,000-unit Sun Cities that require $100 million in infrastructure and completing a 70,000 square foot amenity center up front—before the sale of the first home—are over. …

Roommates, Not Neighbors

There once was a story of two roommates. Both had big, outgoing personalities. Both were beautiful in their own way. Both would work hard all day, but loved to have …

An Economic, Capital, And Building Perspective On The Current Market

Our recent Orange County outlook, in partnership with HomeAid, gathered a warm room of experts filled with reflections from past years and ideas for 2016. We learned about roadblocks …

What You Missed At Our Las Vegas Outlook Event

Last week, Meyers Research hosted our second annual 2016 National Housing Outlook: A Look Into the Future event in support of HomeAid America. HomeAid brings together people in the homebuilding …

Finding Inspiration in Innovation

Design was the gold that was mined at January’s National Sales and Marketing Awards in Las Vegas during the International Builders Show (IBS). I had the privilege of hosting the …

Austin Offers a Weird and Wonderful Value, and Perspective Proves It

In spite of rising prices and growing (vehicular) traffic, Austin proves to be an excellent value that will continue to attract households from around the country. Recently we met with …

$40,000+ Raised For HomeAid At Southern California Housing Outlook

Last week’s Southern California Housing Outlook event, hosted by Meyers Research, raised over $40,000 with combined ticket sales and sponsorships for HomeAid America. We were excited by the generous support …

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Tim’s News Coverage

ULI Trends Day 2018: Inform, inspire, involve

A reflection of a world we don’t know. A space mission to a metal asteroid. Autonomous vehicles. A new spin on Arizona’s Five Cs. A new “aha” moment. Artful neighborhoods.

Housing forecast 2018: More money for renters, inventory low

Tim Sullivan, managing principal of Meyers Research, said San Diego County would be hitter harder than San Francisco if the mortgage deduction is reduced because San Diego’s market relies more …

226 1 Tiny house-like apartment complexes? Metro Phoenix’s new rental trend

“Phoenix is at the forefront of this emerging product type, and now we have clients planning and considering these developments all over the United States,” said Tim Sullivan, principal of …

Professional Village Show Builder LIVE!

Watch Tim Sullivan talk about data being like love and give a nod to our Zonda app at IBS 2018! Fast-forward to 30:45

Disrupting Ourselves: The Meyers Research National Housing Outlook for 2018

Tim Sullivan, Managing Principal at Meyers Research, stated that “this industry is ready for disruption,” and asked, “who will be the Elon Musk of home building?” Sullivan believes that it …

IBS 2018 Call for Press Coverage!

If you are writing about IBS 2018, Meyers Research would love to team up with you.

IBS 2018 Day 1

Bringing The Best Of Urban To The Suburban
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Mollie Carmichael Brings A Unique Consumer Focus to Meyers Research

We are pleased to announce that Mollie Carmichael has joined the firm’s Costa Mesa, CA office as a Principal in the Advisory Practice. In her role, Mollie will conduct market …

Advisory Practice Announces Strategic Expansion In Florida

We are pleased to announce that Mike Timmerman is joining our team as a Senior Vice President in Meyers Research’s Advisory Practice. Mike is a long time industry veteran based

What’s Next in Housing for San Diego in 2017

Tim Sullivan, Managing Principal, predicts that home construction using 3-D printing may be coming to SoCal sooner than we think, in a San Diego Tribune article that looks at upcoming …

Meyers Research Expands Advisory Practice With A Key New Hire

We are pleased to announce three key appointments to Meyers Research advisory group – Scott Davis, Lacey Miller and Todd Heinle. These three new experienced and talented market veterans will

The real threat facing Houston’s housing market

In a recent Houston Business Journal article, Jon Cruse reveals how luxury apartments have become highly competitive with single-family homes, creating new challenges and opportunities for homebuilders.…

Meyers Research Expands Advisory Practice With A Key New Hire

Tim Sullivan, Practice Leader of Meyers Research, a Kennedy Wilson Company, today announced that Annie Gerard joined the firm as Vice President, Advisory.

We are thrilled with the latest …

Meyers Research Adds Industry Veteran Steve LaTerra

We are pleased to announce that Steve LaTerra is joining our team as a Managing Director in the Advisory Practice. Steve is an long time industry veteran that will focus …

Meyers Research Expansion: Meet 3 New Team Members

We are pleased to announce three key appointments to Meyers Research advisory group—Alexis Wilmot, Jeb Marsh and Bryce Bunker. These three professionals will support the team’s best in class advisory

Tim Sullivan, Meyers Research, PCBC 2015

Tim Sullivan from Meyers Research talks about what he’s seeing at this year’s PCBC in San Diego.…

Housing Affordability A concern but not expected to hinder growth of local new home sales

Analysis take aways from Tim Sullivan’s Mid-Year Housing Forecast event in Austin.…

Experts: 2015 Should Be Better Than 2014 For Housing

Tim Sullivan conveys the importance of the reputation of metro Phoenix as affordable housing as continues to “outperform many other parts of the country.”…

Meyers Advisory Team Expands Into Key Markets

We are delighted to announce further expansion of the advisory group with the addition of three Senior Vice Presidents. Murat Mayor, Michael Rinner, and Ryan Arp collectively enhance the team’s …

Advisory Group Expands: 2 Strategic New Hires For Rancho Santa Fe Office

We’d like to announced two key appointments to Meyers Research executive management team and advisory group. Brent Koenig and Liz Liggett will be based in the Rancho Santa Fe office. …

Meyers Research Advisory Group Expands

We are excited to announce two key appointments to our executive management team and advisory group. Steve Carr who will be based in the San Diego office and Taylor Chapel …

‘Uncertainty’ surrounds 2014 housing market

Housing, which zoomed up 18.4 percent in price last year, faces “uncertain” prospects this year, according to Tim Sullivan, newly named local chairman of the Urban Land Institute.

Sullivan, a …

Meyers Research Expands Advisory Group and Depth of Services

Tim Sullivan, of Meyers Research, a Kennedy Wilson Company, today announced four key hires for the advisory group.

Omar Macedo joined as Vice President – Finance.  Mr. Macedo has extensive …

SD’s recovery is moving along like a ‘swift tortoise’

In terms of a housing recovery, San Diego is moving like a swift tortoise but not quite a hare, the president of Meyers LLC said at Conversations 2013, hosted by …

Meyers Research Expands Advisory Group

Tim Sullivan, of Meyers Research, a Kennedy Wilson Company, today announced four key appointments to its executive management team and advisory group.…

Tim Sullivan Joins Meyers Research

Jeffrey Meyers, president of Meyers Research, a Kennedy Wilson Company, today announced that Tim Sullivan has joined the company to oversee the day-to-day operations of its advisory group.…

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