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September 24, 2008
Who's leading the region's home building race?

Hanley Wood Market Intelligence released detailed numbers earlier today on home building industry leaders in the six county area - El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba counties - through the first half of 2008.

Top five builders in the region, with sales and market share:

Centex Homes (Dallas)      364    12.2%
Beazer Homes (Atlanta)     278     9.35%
KB Homes (Los Angeles)   182     6.12%
Lennar Homes (Miami)       175     5.88%
D.R. Horton (Fort Worth)     172     5.78%

Here's the big master-planned communities where the most homes are selling and their market share of all sales:

WestPark (Roseville)            227     7.63%
Whitney Ranch (Rocklin)      131      4.40%
Westshore (Natomas)            89      2.99%    
Riverdale (West Sacramento)  83     2.79%
Plumas Lake (Olivehurst)        83     2.79%

Top five selling builder projects from January through June:

D.R. Horton - Sonora Springs, Natomas, 71 sales
Beazer Homes, Tesoro, Rancho Cordova, 53 sales
Beazer Homes, Bungalows at Capital Village, Rancho Cordova, 45 sales
Beazer Homes, Alderwood Lane, Antelope, 40 sales
KB Home, Woodshire Signature, Woodland, 40 sales
Image: Banks.com

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