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Home Builders in the US: Market Research Report

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Home Builders Market Research Report | NAICS 23611a | Aug 2014

Moving up: Rising consumer sentiment and household construction will boost demand

IBISWorld’s Home Builders market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$90bn
Annual Growth 09-14
7.9%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
430,015
Businesses
173,903
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Home Builders industry experienced a dramatic decline in revenue stemming from the subprime mortgage crisis, the bursting real estate bubble and the collapse of credit markets. Following the cyclical pattern of boom-and-bust that is traditional of economic cycles, improvements in the general economy will support industry growth. The industry will also benefit from improvements in housing demand, lending activity and real estate values over the five years to 2019... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

This industry has a low level of capital intensity since it relies on labor for the majority of industry operations and activities. The principal services provided by industry participants are project management and trade skills, neither of which have a high capital component. The industry is labor intensive, with wages accounting for about 31.7% of total industry revenue, including about 20.0% related to subcontractor costs.

A key measure of an industry's capital intensity is the ratio of labor costs (i.e. employee compensation) to depreciation charges because it indicates the amount of industry revenue absorbed by labor inputs and capital inputs. Industry depreciation charges account for only about 1.0% of industry revenue over the long term... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Home Builders Industry?

Industry operators primarily construct single-family homes, where units are separated by ground-to-roof walls and have no units above or below. The industry also includes remodeling of houses and other residential buildings. Industry operators are general contractors, design-build companies and single-family construction management firms acting as general contractors and builders. The industry does not include speculative builders or contractors that build on their own account for sale.

Industry Products
Brick exterior homesWood exterior homesStucco exterior homesVinyl siding exterior homesAluminum siding exterior homesOther exterior homes
 
Industry Activities
Single-family homebuilding and general contracting (i.e. detached housing units, townhouses and row houses)Managing single-family-housing constructionLow-income single-family-housing constructionManaging residential remodeling constructionHandyman construction for residential buildings


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