Industry Data & Research

Industry data and research for professional home builders and remodelers.



Features
March 01, 2010

The majority of builders say they would be building and selling more homes today if funding was more readily available, according to Professional Builder's latest reader survey.

Features
February 01, 2010

The majority of builders recognize the marketing power of green homes, according to a survey of Professional Builder readers.

Features
January 01, 2010

Stormwater management plans and low-flow fixtures are among the top water-conservation measures employed by home builders, according to a Professional Builder survey.

Features
May 01, 2009

For more than 40 years, Professional Builder has published the Annual List of Housing's Giants.  In recent years, the list has become more familiarly known as the Giant 400, because it lists the 400 largest home builders in the United States. This year 400 has become 350.

Features
March 01, 2009

We all talk about the increase in infill construction and a back-to-the-city lifestyle, but recent research suggests people in the 'burbs are happier

Features
May 01, 2007

Sign of a slump: Giants now selling more undeveloped land than serviced lots.

Features
May 01, 2007

Falling new-home sales kept permits and starts near the low point for this building cycle despite better home-buying conditions.

Features
May 01, 2007

With HUD-code housing in a decade-long funk, manufacturers are gearing up to partner with traditional home builders by producing modules that are assembled on-site.

Features
May 01, 2007

Builders in last year's Giant 400 hit profit benchmarks that may last.

Features
October 01, 2006

In many ways, the current housing market slowdown is similar to what happened between 1990 and 1992, although that one had a national economic recession to deepen it. We've avoided that this time — so far.

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