Welcome to the Market Barometer, an "insider" news medium focusing on positive trends in the golf, country club, residential community, and resort development industry. This newsletter was developed as an alternative to the traditional media maxim that bad news sells. Since 1991, we have revealed countless positive trends, providing direction and support to:

  • Golf, residential, and resort developers
  • Home builders
  • Land planners
  • Architects
  • Public relations and advertising professionals
  • Real estate investors
  • Lenders and attorneys
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Mountain Air Country Club, Burnsville, NC
   The Market Barometer is fresh, and the information is solid. The content embodies up-to-the-minute demographic and economic trends combined with hands-on market research and analysis developed by experienced market specialists. Editorial departments focus on:
  • Regional housing and economic activity
  • Club membership
  • Sales achievements and product trends
  • Project/Product/Amenity design criteria
  • Successful marketing tactics
  • Golf development and operations

One of our most popular features is the Bulletin Board, which provides timely economic, demographic, and industry-related news bites. Our feature articles are provocative and comprehensive, and our guest authors include the movers and shakers of the industry.

The Emerald Grande at Harbor Walk Village, Destin, FL

Take a look. See if the Market Barometer doesn't dispel some of the myths that have negatively influenced our industry in the past and provide some positive direction. If we succeed in our mission, please subscribe.


Ralph S. Bowden, Editor-In-Chief
Judith A. She`, Managing Editor