Cost of Doing Business Study, 2016 Edition
Cost of Doing Business Study, 2016 Edition

Cost of Doing Business Study, 2016 Edition

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108 Pages, 8.5 x 11

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Publication Date: January 2016

ISBN 9780867187472


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NAHB’s economics and business management experts collected and analyzed financial statements for fiscal year 2014 from builders across the country. They reported average revenue of $16.2 million, 19% higher than in 2012 and 130% higher than in 2010. The Cost of Doing Business Study, 2016 Edition provides statistics and analysis so you can see how you compare to other builders, whether you build two homes a year or 2,000. This one-of-a-kind resource discusses financial performance according to builder type and size, as well as industry-wide averages using these key indicators: Gross margin, Net profit, Cost of sales, Operating expenses, Financial ratios The book also includes 35 proven cost-cutting tips to reduce direct construction costs.

Author Biography

The National Association of Home Builders is a Washington-based trade association representing more than 140,000 members involved in home building, remodeling, multifamily construction, property management, subcontracting, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction. NAHB is affiliated with 700 state and local home builders associations around the country. NAHB's builder members will construct about 80 percent of the new housing units projected for this year. The Business Management and Information Technology Committee is the leading builder resource for business and construction management, finance, information technology and human resources. Its mission is to improve the skills of NAHB members, develop educational programs, prepare manuals such as the Cost of Doing Business Study, and connect members with experts in areas of accounting and financial management, business administration, sales and marketing, manufacturing and production, and business automation and technology tools. Five subcommittees are dedicated to the key areas within any home building or remodeling business: Building, Operations and Production; Financial Management; General and Administrative; Information Technology Integration and Sales & Marketing.