Pro Builder's annual Housing Giants list provides a snapshot in time of builders’ perceived opportunities and challenges. This year proved exceptional, with unprecedented challenges stemming from the pandemic
Housing Giants face a multitude of conditions to monitor, juggle, and act on across numerous markets. Here's insight and advice on managing size and agility
The last 10 years were all good years for the American housing industry. The unprecedented national housing market expansion that began in 1993 ended abruptly in the fall of 2005, but that 12-year housing boom made many builders wealthy. It also made a lot of home building companies large, especially at the top of PB's Giant 400.
The public home builders' filings with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission show these companies made their best margins ever in 2005, even though they don't separate land profits from those made by building and selling houses. It will be a tough act to follow this year