Land Acquisition

BIG BUILDER

The Big Builder Back-to-School Learning Curve

Our analysis this week dives into a fascinating report from Raymond James & Associates on the tie between 17 public builders' respective land positions filtered through GreatSchools.org's rankings of school districts in 39 metro areas, and the first-to-second quarter 2025 change in sales volumes captured by Metrostudy for those 17 builders across those 39 markets.

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TRIANGLE BUSINESS JOURNAL

Private Equity Steps Up as Role Player in Public Builder Land Deals

Triangle Business Journal staffer Amanda Jones Hoyle reports that a land banking firm affiliated with The Blackstone Group has bought 73 acres of land in Holly Springs on behalf of Beazer Homes. Hoyle notes that it's the second such land acquisition in which a public home builder taps a private equity partner to better time its land investment resources.

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BIG BUILDER

TRI Pointe Takes Hold of Weyerhaeuser's Five-Jeweled Crown

TRI Pointe settles on its mammoth $2.8 billion deal to acquire Weyerhaeuser's five home building operations, a talent-rich operator group, 27,000 building lots, and five regional power brand names via a complex Reverse Morris Trust financial transaction. Here, from BUILDER's John McManus, is what the deal means to TRI Pointe, and what it means to home building's leading organizations.

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BUILDER

Standard Pacific Steps Up Austin Play With Streetman Acquisition

Standard Pacific Homes announced late Friday it has acquired the home building operations and land assets of Austin, Tx.-based Streetman Homes, a move-up and second-time move-up home builder that delivered 165 homes at an average selling price of $340,000 to take BUILDER's 171st position in "The Next 100." Here's some perspective on the deal from BUILDER's John McManus.

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Big Builder

Where in the U.S. is New Home and Lot Demand Peaking?

Big Builder taps Metrostudy's Regional Directors to identify which areas in their U.S. market coverage are experiencing the highest levels of demand for new homes and new home building lots. Scored on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the hot score), each market, score, and insight from that region's regional director can be seen by clicking on our interactive map, after the jump.

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