Industry: 1531—Operative Builders
Builders primarily engaged in the construction of single-family houses and other buildings for sale on their own account rather than as contractors. Establishments primarily engaged in the construction (including renovation) of buildings for lease or rental on their own account are classified in Real Estate, Industry Group 651.

Condominium developers on own accountOperative builders on own account
Cooperative apartment developers on own accountSpeculative builders
Codes Titles Number of US Businesses
1531Operative Builders7,012
153100Operative builders0
15310000Operative builders3,110
153199Operative builders, nec0
15319901Condominium developers779
15319902Cooperative apartment developers250
15319903Speculative builder, multi-family dwellings171
15319904Speculative builder, single-family houses2,446
15319905Townhouse developers131