Pent-Up Demand

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Pent-Up Demand

A situation in which demand for a product rises precipitously. For example, if demand for cell phones has been low, then suddenly jumps and remains high, it may be due to pent-up demand. This may occur following a recession due to increased spending as an economy recovers.
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Andrew Greenspan, Principal of GHP Office Realty, commented, "Despite all the development, downtown Princeton remains a special place with significant pent up demand.
Del Mar Equity Partners expects that the next several years will be even more fruitful for the firm, given pent up demand from the investor base.
Higher than anticipated fourth quarter profits in the corporate sector, increased consumer confidence, an up-surge in home sales and a pent up demand for big ticket items are all indicative of a healthier economy, and when the economy is strong, rates go up," says Bitton, who notes that increases were most evident in long-term interest rates.
There is tremendous pent up demand for a real zero emission, all-electric vehicle and we are well positioned to satisfy this market demand," comments Phoenix Motorcars CEO Dan Elliott.
Although this will result in some quality investment grade opportunities, buyers will need to move quickly, because of pent up demand.
It makes eminent sense for rural areas and those countries with huge pent up demand for basic telephone services.
With the fall of Communism and the resulting pent up demand for consumer products and services, there has been an unquenchable thirst in Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States for capital investment.
Jean is an established sales powerhouse and we are thrilled to have her skills and sales acumen to take advantage of this pent up demand as we broaden our efforts to target departments in larger companies.
Groundbreaking Product Line Addresses Pent Up Demand to Tightly Control User Access to Authorized Resources and Contain Malware Outbreaks
We knew there was a pent up demand for the GR-303 feature on the DCO switching system but the level of interest far exceeds our expectations" continued Brashear.
The pent up demand for our ANSA vulnerability management platform is driving our aggressive development of a world-class channel program," said Tony Gigliotti, Founder and CEO of Autonomic Software.
The timing is also perfect since there is a pent up demand for solutions in this space.