Lumber, meat, paper, to-go products, condiments all have increased in prices over the past 15 months because of shortages. Santilli, Woods and Mills compare this rabid client curiosity to the present real-estate market in Wilmington. Demand is so excessive, homes are being bought rapidly and over asking price at every flip. It’s pressured the automotive business to get artistic in how they handle the repercussions. The International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers reports a 19% lower in product last year, going from 10,892,884 models made in 2019 to 8,822,399 in 2020. Provisional statistics for 2021 present a deficit of around 2 million items, when comparing information from 2019 to 2021 between January and March.