NAICS Code Description

236117 New Housing For-Sale Builders

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in building new homes on land that is owned or controlled by the builder rather than the homebuyer or investor. The land is included with the sale of the home. Establishments in this industry build single and/or multifamily homes. These establishments are often referred to as merchant builders, but are also known as production or for-sale builders.
Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--

  • Building single-family houses for others as general contractors--are classified in U.S. Industry 236115, New Single-Family Housing Construction (except For-Sale Builders);
  • Building multifamily residential buildings for others as general contractors--are classified in U.S. Industry 236116, New Multifamily Housing Construction (except For-Sale Builders);
  • Remodeling or repairing existing houses and other residential buildings, either for others or on own account for sale--are classified in U.S. Industry 236118, Residential Remodelers;
  • Performing specialized construction work on houses or other residential buildings, generally on a subcontract basis--are classified in Subsector 238, Specialty Trade Contractors; and
  • Constructing and leasing residential buildings on their own account--are classified in Industry 531110, Lessors of Residential Buildings and Dwellings.
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236117   236117   236117   Apartment building for-sale builders
236117   236117   236117   Cabin for-sale builders
236117   236117   236117   Condominium for-sale builders
236117   236117   236117   Cooperative apartment for-sale builders
236117   236117   236117   Cottage for-sale builders
236117   236117   236117   Custom builders, for-sale builders, multifamily buildings
236117   236117   236117   Custom builders, for-sale builders, single-family home
236117   236117   236117   Duplex for-sale builders
236117   236117   236117   For-sale builders (i.e., building on own land, for sale), residential
236117   236117   236117   For-sale builders (i.e., building on own land, for sale), single-family housing
236117   236117   236117   Garden apartment for-sale builders
236117   236117   236117   High-rise apartment for-sale builders
236117   236117   236117   Home builders, for-sale
236117   236117   236117   Housing construction, for-sale builder
236117   236117   236117   Housing construction, merchant builder
236117   236117   236117   Log home for-sale builders
236117   236117   236117   Low income housing construction for-sale builders
236117   236117   236117   Low-rise apartment for-sale builders
236117   236117   236117   Merchant builders (i.e., building on own land, for sale), residential
236117   236117   236117   Modular housing, residential, assembled on site by for-sale builders
236117   236117   236117   Multifamily building for-sale builders
236117   236117   236117   Panelized housing, residential, assembled on site by for-sale builders
236117   236117   236117   Panelized multifamily housing assembled on site by for-sale builders
236117   236117   236117   Precut housing, residential, assembled on site by for-sale builders
236117   236117   236117   Premanufactured housing assembly on site by for-sale builders
236117   236117   236117   Residential for-sale builders
236117   236117   236117   Row house construction for-sale builders
236117   236117   236117   Single-family housing built on own land for sale (i.e., for-sale builders)
236117   236117   236117   Single-family housing construction for sale builders
236117   236117   236117   Speculative builders (i.e., building on own land, for sale), multifamily housing
236117   236117   236117   Speculative builders (i.e., building on own land, for sale), residential
236117   236117   236117   Speculative builders (i.e., building on own land, for sale), single-family housing
236117   236117   236117   Time-share condominium construction for-sale builders
236117   236117   236117   Town house construction for-sale builders
236117   236117   236117   Vacation housing construction for-sale builders

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