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New Report Gives an Instant Overview of the US Multi-Family Housing Market for 2007.

DUBLIN Dublin, city, Republic of Ireland
Dublin, Irish Baile Átha Cliath, county borough (1991 pop. 915,516), Leinster, capital of the Republic of Ireland, on Dublin Bay at the mouth of the Liffey River.
, Ireland -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of "Snapshots US Multi-Family Housing 2007" to their offering.

Snapdata's Snapshots US Multi-Family Housing 2007 provides 2005 year-end market size data, with 2006 estimates, 4 years of historical data and five-year forecasts. The Snapshots report gives an instant overview of the US multi-family housing market, and covers one unit, 2-4 unit and 5 or more unit new multi-family housing. Market volume is based on privately-owned housing, finished or under construction. The data is supplied in both graphical and tabular tab·u·lar
1. Having a plane surface; flat.

2. Organized as a table or list.

3. Calculated by means of a table.


resembling a table.
 format for ease of interpretation and analysis. The Snapshots US Multi-Family Housing 2007 forms part of Snapdata's Construction industry coverage.

Executive Summary

The Executive Summary within a Snapshots report outlines the main findings of the report (market size, market shares and market forecasts)

Market size

Market size is the measure of the total value or volume of a particular product sold in a particular length of time. In our case it is the total amount of the market covered by a title in the last whole year, for example, in UK Beer 2005, all the beer consumed con·sume  
v. con·sumed, con·sum·ing, con·sumes
1. To take in as food; eat or drink up. See Synonyms at eat.

 in the UK in 2004. The aim of the report is to tell how much of the product was consumed in the country discussed by value and by volume.

Market Segmentation Market Segmentation

A marketing term referring to the aggregating of prospective buyers into groups (segments) that have common needs and will respond similarly to a marketing action.

Market Segmentation is a segmentation of the market by key product categories, ideally by value and volume. For example: the yoghurt yogurt, yoghurt

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 market can be segmented into: drinking yoghurt, flavoured adj. 1. same as flavored; - of foods.  yoghurt and natural yoghurt.

Market Share

Market Share is the share of each competitor in the market place and can be expressed in value or volume terms.

Market Share by Volume - each competitor's share of the total Market Volume

Market Share by Value - each competitor's share of the total Market Value


This measure of the market relates to the different distribution channels to market for each product. The distribution can include the following channels

The key socio-economic indicators in each report will be:

- Size of population

- GDP GDP (guanosine diphosphate): see guanine.  - Gross Domestic Product

- Inflation rate

- Exchange rate


All market forecasts are based on statistical forecasting techniques based on historic performance (linear extrapolation (mathematics, algorithm) extrapolation - A mathematical procedure which estimates values of a function for certain desired inputs given values for known inputs.

If the desired input is outside the range of the known values this is called extrapolation, if it is inside then
 of the market size, based on the five-year historical growth). These statistical tools are supplemented with qualitative parameters such as: industry expectation/opinion. Socio-economic drivers, new product development, technological advances, expected levels of market saturation In economics, "market saturation" is a term used to describe a situation in which a product has become diffused (distributed) within a market; the actual level of saturation can depend on consumer purchasing power; as well as competition, prices, and technology.  etc.

Report Overview

- Snapshots Executive Summary

- Category Definitions

- Market Size by Volume (2002-2006)

- Market Segmentation by Volume

- Market Shares by Volume

- Company Details (Company Websites)

- Market Forecast by Volume (2007-2011)

- Socio-Economic Data for US

- Snapshots Sources for Further Research

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