2013 Local Leaders

2013 Local Leaders


Local Leaders Rank 20Chicago/Naperville/Elgin, Ill./Ind./Wis., Total Permits: 5,046

Rank Parent Company/Company Closings Market Share
Top 10 Total Market Share 2,513 49.8%
1 D.R. Horton 496 9.8%
2 The Ryland Group 484 9.6%
2 Pulte/Del Webb/Centex 484 9.6%
4 M/I Homes 268 5.3%
5 Hovnanian Enterprises 250 5.0%
6 Olthof Homes 144 2.9%
7 CMK Cos. 121 2.4%
8 William Ryan Homes 90 1.8%
9 Providence Real Estate Development 89 1.8%
10 NVR 87 1.7%

1Q14 Chicago Housing Market Analysis

Metrostudy’s first-quarter survey of housing activity in the Chicago area revealed that despite the havoc weather played with the construction industry this season, the area is on target for the highest annual rate of new-home construction since 2008.



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