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  • verb Present participle of overbuild.

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Examples

  • The biggest problem with this overbuilding is that developers are all targeting the deep-pocketed "luxury" market and there are fewer in this demographic willing to pay what developers think they deserve.

    A breather (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • … It simply stopped, and a lending discipline went in place that has prevented us from the same kind of overbuilding and has, I think, kept this market, on a relative basis, pretty healthy.

    Cushman's Bruce Mosler on the Downturn and Downtown

  • … It simply stopped, and a lending discipline went in place that has prevented us from the same kind of overbuilding and has, I think, kept this market, on a relative basis, pretty healthy.

    Cushman's Bruce Mosler on the Downturn and Downtown

  • … It simply stopped, and a lending discipline went in place that has prevented us from the same kind of overbuilding and has, I think, kept this market, on a relative basis, pretty healthy.

    Cushman's Bruce Mosler on the Downturn and Downtown

  • … It simply stopped, and a lending discipline went in place that has prevented us from the same kind of overbuilding and has, I think, kept this market, on a relative basis, pretty healthy.

    Cushman's Bruce Mosler on the Downturn and Downtown

  • Forbes indicated that "overbuilding" was Arizona's problem.

    Mortgage Foreclosure Banking Scam Continues

  • Most sectors also haven't suffered from the kind of overbuilding that pulverized commercial property in the early 1990s.

    REITs Look Built to Withstand Hard '08

  • Westport were ever filled to overflowing with merchandise, being inclined rather to assign their vast size to that tendency towards overbuilding which is a permanent characteristic of a generous and hopeful people.

    Disturbed Ireland Being the Letters Written During the Winter of 1880-81.

  • In the end, however, GAO thought both agencies did a decent job of evaluating these first phase applications-in particular ciphering the claims of existing broadband providers who charged that funding a new entity would result in the "overbuilding" of broadband infrastructure in their service region.

    Ars Technica

  • "The problems we are having in the economy have to do with a lot of different parts," added Bloomberg, saying that "overbuilding" in the housing market and other economic activities that in no way fell under the S. E.C.'s jurisdiction had a good deal to do with the current crisis.

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