“We are focused on getting organic growth through the distribution of product lines in the footprint that we have.”

—Ian McCarthy, president and CEO, Beazer Homes

“We've chosen a strategy of not being a small player in many, many markets but rather being a large player in a more select number of locations. We have plenty of opportunity for growth and continue to deploy our geographic expansion, giving us plenty of room for upside.”

—Ara Hovnanian, president and CEO, K. Hovnanian Enterprises

“We're in 27 markets, and in our most concentrated market, among the top 10 largest permitting MSAs, we have 4.3 percent market share. We think we could grow in all those markets significantly, and we will.”

—Chad Dreier, chairman and CEO, Ryland Group