ULI Nashville Civic Leadership Forum: 7 Suburban Preference

Higher-Density Development: Myth and Fact examines widespread misconceptions related to higher-density development and seeks to dispel them with relevant facts and information.

The groups growing the fastest, people in their mid-20s and empty nesters in their 50s, are the groups most likely to look for an alternative to low-density, single-family housing.

MYTH: No one in suburban areas wants higher-density development.

FACTS: Our population is changing and becoming increasingly diverse.

• Many of these households now prefer higher-density housing and a mix of uses, even in suburban locations.