The home building industry was hit hard by the 2007 recession. As funding all but dried up, residential construction took a sharp nosedive. In fact, only 50% of builders survived between 2007 and 2012, with 2012 recording the fewest number of residential builders since reporting started in 1997. Despite this decline, the home building industry in the US has been steadily growing with a surge in growth over the last five years.
Top 15 Home Builders In the U.S.
With the industry in flux over the last decade, we have put together a simple graphic to help visualize who the biggest players are in today’s home building industry. In this graphic, we look at the top 15 home builders in the US and their share of the market. Each home builder is visually represented by the size of its market share as well as its market value.