John Covert, Director of Metrostudy’s Colorado Region, has been researching and analyzing housing markets since 1999. He regularly meets and consults with many of the top homebuilders, as well as with lenders, developers, investors, suppliers, utilities, school districts, and local governments concerning trends in the local economy and their effect on the real estate market. John launched Metrostudy’s office in the Denver/Colorado Springs market during the fall of 2001, and is responsible for all operations there including surveying, consulting and managing local client relationships. In the spring of 2004, he opened Metrostudy’s market research and consulting practice in the Albuquerque and Santa Fe markets. In 2014, John became Metrostudy’s Consumer Segmentation Leader directing the company’s efforts to help clients understand sources of real housing demand by integrating consumer research into the homebuilding industry.
Prior to joining Metrostudy, John was the research manager for the Denver and Salt Lake offices of The Meyers Group. From 1996 to 1999, as staff associate of the Colorado Municipal League, John worked on behalf of Colorado’s cities in the areas of land use and telecommunications, as well as membership development and leadership training. John also worked for the City of Arvada Planning Office and the Parks & Recreation Planning office of the City & County of Denver.
John has a Bachelor’s Degree in land use and a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in marketing and is active in industry events hosted by the various Homebuilder Associations in Colorado. John has served on the Board of Directors for the Homebuilders Association of Metro Denver from 2006 to 2014, and is a committee member for the Colorado ULI Community Development Council.
Metrostudy is the leading provider of primary and secondary market information to the housing and related industries nationwide. In addition to providing information, the company is recognized for its consulting expertise on development, marketing and economic issues, and is a key source of research studies evaluating the marketability of residential and commercial real estate projects. Services are offered through an extensive network of offices strategically located in major metropolitan areas throughout the country.