Under construction: Industry revenue is forecast to reverse course amid a deceleration in housing starts

Over the five years to 2018, the Home Builders industry in Massachusetts is forecast to expand at an annualized rate of 4.4% to reach $1.3 billion, including a projected 1.9% boost this year. An increasing population and low levels of unemployment have fueled demand for new home construction in the state, with housing starts in Massachusetts expected to increase an annualized 4.5% during the period. Strong demand conditions have created opportunities for employment within the industry, with the number of industry employees projected to rise an annualized 1.0% during the period to total 6,884 workers. However, sluggish growth in statewide residential construction investment, particularly from the private sector, has partially hindered industry growth.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 13-18
4.4%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
6,884
Businesses
3,268

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • In comparison with other states, the Home Builders industry in Massachusetts is unique in terms of distribution

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    Additional Insights for the Home Builders in Massachusetts Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Home Builders in Massachusetts Industry are

  • Having a high prior success rate (including completed prior contracts)
  • Access to multiskilled and flexible workforce
  • Development of a symbiotic relationship with another industry
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Housing starts in Massachusetts and Population of Massachusetts in the Home Builders in Massachusetts industry impact industry performance..

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    What's in this report

    What is the Home Builders in Massachusetts 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 companies acting as general contractors and builders.

    Industry Products
  • Vinyl siding exterior homes
  • Wood exterior homes
  • Brick exterior homes
  • Fiber exterior homes
  • Stucco exterior homes
  • Other exterior homes
  • Industry Activities
  • Single-family homebuilding and general contracting (i.e. detached housing units, townhouses and row houses)
  • Managing single-family-housing construction
  • Low-income single-family-housing construction
  • Managing residential remodeling construction
  • Handyman construction for residential buildings
  • Similar Industries
  • Construction
  • Land Development
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction
  • Architects
  • Engineering Services
  • Residential Building Construction in California
  • Home Builders in Illinois
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction in Illinois
  • Remodeling in Illinois
  • Home Builders in Texas
  • Home Builders in Florida
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction in Florida
  • Remodeling in Florida
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction in Massachusetts
  • Remodeling in Massachusetts
  • Home Builders in Ohio
  • Remodeling in Ohio
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction in Ohio
  • Home Builders in Pennsylvania
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction in Pennsylvania
  • Remodeling in Pennsylvania
  • Home Builders in New Jersey
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction in New Jersey
  • Remodeling in New Jersey
  • Home Builders in Georgia
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction in Georgia
  • Remodeling in Georgia
  • Home Builders in Michigan
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction in Michigan
  • Remodeling in Michigan
  • Home Builders in Wisconsin
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction in Wisconsin
  • Remodeling in Wisconsin
  • Home Builders in Washington
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction in Washington
  • Remodeling in Washington
  • Home Builders in Virginia
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction in Virginia
  • Remodeling in Virginia
  • Home Builders in Tennessee
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction in Tennessee
  • Remodeling in Tennessee
  • Home Builders in Missouri
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction in Missouri
  • Remodeling in Missouri
  • Home Builders in North Carolina
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction in North Carolina
  • Remodeling in North Carolina
  • Home Builders in Minnesota
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction in Minnesota
  • Remodeling in Minnesota
  • Home Builders in Maryland
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction in Maryland
  • Remodeling in Maryland
  • Home Builders in Colorado
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction in Colorado
  • Remodeling in Colorado
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction in New York
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Housing starts in Massachusetts
  • Population of Massachusetts
  • Unemployment rate in Massachusetts
  • Value of residential construction in Massachusetts

  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Home Builders in Massachusetts Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Administration of Government Programs
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cement Manufacturing
  • Clay Brick & Product Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Hardware and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Wholesalers
  • Lumber and Other Construction Materials Wholesalers
  • Lumber Wholesaling
  • Ready-Mix Concrete Manufacturing
  • Roofing, Siding & Insulation Wholesaling
  • Sawmills & Wood Production
  • Stone, Concrete & Clay Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Vinyl siding exterior homes
  • Wood exterior homes
  • Brick exterior homes
  • Fiber exterior homes
  • Stucco exterior homes
  • Other exterior homes
  • Chart: Home Builders in Massachusetts Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Private sector clients – property developers
  • Private sector clients – households
  • Government funded projects
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Home Builders in Massachusetts Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Home Builders in Massachusetts

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
    A&M Land Corp., PulteGroup Inc., Toll Brothers Inc., The Valle Group,
  • Table: A&M Land Corp. - financial performance
  • Table: PulteGroup Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Toll Brothers Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: The Valle Group - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Home Builders in Massachusetts Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Home Builders in Massachusetts Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Housing Starts (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Adjustable Rate Mortgage (Arm)
  • A type of mortgage in which the interest rate that is paid on the outstanding balance is variable.
  • Developer
  • An enterprise that prepares a real estate site for residential or commercial use, raising capital, securing zoning approvals and hiring contractors to design, construct and develop property.
  • General Contractor
  • An individual or company that manages the construction of a structure for a property owner or developer. A general contractor may retain its own labor force or use subcontractors for projects.
  • Housing Starts
  • The number of new homes under construction during a specified period of time and a key economic indicator of the health of the housing market.
  • Mortgage-Backed Securities (Mbs)
  • An asset-backed security or debt obligation that is secured by a mortgage or collection of mortgages.
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