Two public builders expanded their reach with late spring acquisitions. KB Home moved to strengthen its position in the Midwest with the purchase of Indianapolis-based Dura Builders, which in 2003 closed more than 500 homes for $75 million in revenue. To bolster its Florida-feeder markets, WCI Communities bought Spectrum Communities, which last year posted 359 closings in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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