In 2020 Builder Track Reports reported as many as 42 NEW builders in EACH of our seven coverage areas. Depending on the number of areas subscribed to, that could mean 200+ potential new clients for your business in just one year! And that doesn’t even include the existing active builders we report on regularly that you may not have connected with yet.
Given that the Covid-19 pandemic started in the spring of 2020, one might expect that the numbers wouldn’t be representative of a typical year. However, overall, only the 2nd quarter showed any meaningful difference in the number of new builders across our combined coverage areas. The drop in the second quarter resulted in lower totals for 2020 but the first, third, and fourth quarters had a comparative number of new builders. For comparison, 2019 and 2020 are both shown below.
There are two ways to keep up with new active contractors in your area by using Builder Track Reports. Our Bi-Weekly Reports are published every other week and will show builders who have been issued a permit for a new home in the last 14 days. This means you’ll have contact information, including phone number, email, and contact name for new and existing builders in your area as soon as they’re beginning a project. The other option for staying up on who’s building in your area is our Quarterly Reports. These reports are published four times a year and provide a list of newly active builders each quarter, including mailing addresses. Each Quarterly Report also lists existing builders active in the coverage area during that quarter.
For the purpose of Builder Track’s reporting, “new builders” are listed by individual coverage area when they first build a new house or larger remodel/addition (over $75000 construction value). Some of these builders may have been active on smaller projects or in other areas or active under another name.