John founded the company to help business executives make informed housing industry investment decisions. The company’s research subscribers receive the most accurate analysis possible to inform their macro investment decisions, and the company’s consulting clients receive specific property and portfolio investment advice designed to maximize profits. The team takes great pride in enabling the profitable development of the best places to live in the world.
John co-authored Big Shifts Ahead: Demographic Clarity for Businesses, a #1 best seller in several categories on Amazon. More than 600,000 people follow John’s LinkedIn Influencer column and 30,000 subscribe to his emails. The media cited the firm more than 400 times in 2015.
Before founding John Burns Real Estate Consulting in 2001, John worked at a national consulting firm for four years and for 10 years at KPMG Peat Marwick – two as a CPA and eight in their Real Estate Consulting practice. John has a Bachelors in Economics from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA, and works in our Irvine, California office. He has attended home games for all 30 major league baseball teams, and regularly runs the hills in Southern California.