Building Products

We provide in-depth insight into building products industry conditions, so you can align your strategic decisions with current and forecasted market dynamics.


We help our clients make the most informed and confident decisions possible.

Building Products Companies

Better understand future demand and outperform your competition. Building products manufacturers can gauge housing market conditions and better align their supply chain and sales force with our research and consulting solutions.

Private Equity

Make informed investment decisions. Our building products research package provides detailed industry analysis and spending forecasts within new construction and repair and remodeling to help private equity firms.

Institutional Investors

Understand market conditions by product category across all distribution channels for both new construction and repair and remodeling with our building products research and consulting services.

How We Help

Get timely, reliable, and actionable insights

Our experienced team of analysts and consultants helps our clients identify the best risk-adjusted investment opportunities.

Trends and Industry Drivers

Receive our analysis and forecasts for building product sector trends and industry drivers in terms of both residential repair and remodel spending and new home construction activity.

Product and Channel Insights

Gain access to product and channel insights for your research and development teams.

Local and Regional Insights

Receive local and regional market insights for building products sales and marketing teams.

Building Materials

Access our monthly building material survey that represents $25B+ in annual demand.

Repair and Remodeling

Get our forecast for national repair and remodel spending type (owner-occupied vs. rental) and project size (big vs. small vs. mini).

Kitchen and Bath

Examine current conditions and future expectations in the industry with our Kitchen and Bath Market Index. It gauges the economic pulse of the kitchen and bath market.

Invitation to Client-Exclusive Events and Webinars

Receive exclusive invitations to our hosted events where you’ll get to learn and network with a wide variety of industry experts. Our monthly webinar provides a forward-looking summary of the changing housing market.

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Research Memberships

Building Products Package

This package provides current, in-depth insight into building products industry conditions across the country, including a forecast for residential new construction and repair and remodeling spend over the next four years.

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New Home Trends Institute Membership


Backed by deep-dive research at JBREC and supported by our experts across the nation, the New Home Trends Institute pairs design inspiration with exclusive insights into the “why” behind consumers’ housing choices.

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Building Products Consulting

Building Materials, Interior Fixtures, Prefab Construction, Commercial Construction

Our building products team is comprised of industry experts with diverse sector and functional experience. We partner across organizations to provide custom consulting reports to aid organic and inorganic investment decisions, strategic planning, and marketing.


Meet our team

Case Studies

Study on Adoption of Industrialized Construction Technologies (including Prefab) in New Home Construction
Buy-Side Due Diligence of an Energy Device Installation Company
Study on Adoption of Industrialized Construction Technologies (including Prefab) in New Home Construction
Buy-Side Due Diligence of an Energy Device Installation Company

Solving today to help you navigate tomorrow.


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What our clients say about us

We are very active investors in building products companies and highly value JBREC for their insights and custom studies of specific building product segments in support of our deals. They are critical sources of information in helping us understand the latest housing market trends and outlook for our areas of investment.

Senior Principal, Large-Cap Private Equity Firm

For the past 5 years, the team at John Burns Research and Consulting has been a valued partner, providing us with vital research and market trend information that has allowed us to stay ahead of the curve

CFO, Water Management Solutions

JBREC’s monthly and quarterly reports provide the foresight we need to navigate ambiguous business conditions and adequately prepare for industry downturns or periods of rapid growth.

Senior Analyst, Building Products Manufacturer

John Burns is our primary resource for up-to-date industry trends and has proven their unique value as a trusted partner in evaluating growth opportunities. When we started looking to expand our geographic footprint, there was no question who we would engage with. Working with John and his team was a great decision for our company.

CEO, Public Home Builder

Our first step on researching new BTR projects is to check John Burns market reports.  It is the “level-set” we need to assess whether or not the project is aspirational or grounded in real-time metrics.

Managing Director, Real Estate Investment Manager

John Burns has been a significant resource for our teams across the Southwest region, assessing new business and evaluating existing developments. Their market-specific knowledge has been a great value-add for our local teams!

Senior Managing Director, Real Estate Investment, Development, and Management Firm

John and his team of housing experts provide the best and most accurate information on all of our housing markets and their forecasts are invaluable in guiding our business plans and investments

Managing Director, Capital Provider and Investor for For-Sale Residential

We highly value our business relationship with the entire John Burns Research and Consulting team who is always hyper responsive, approachable, polished and proficient. We highly cherish our partnership with JBREC, the housing industry’s top real estate research firm.

Executive Director and Principal, Real Estate Investment and Brokerage for SFR/BTR

The JBREC reports, data and forecasts are a critical component to our decision making process as you are only as good as the information you rely on. JBREC are the foremost experts in our growing asset class and we are grateful for their long time support and pursuit of better information to serve the broader real estate market.

President and COO, BTR Operator and Developer

John Burns’ research is consistently comprehensive and thoughtful providing valuable insight into current and future market conditions. John Burns’ research and data is unmatched in quality and timeliness and is invaluable to successful execution in today’s residential real estate market.

Co-Founder and CEO, SFR/BTR Operator

John Burns Research and Consulting consistently provides our executive team invaluable research and insight strategies to successfully navigate the market on a consistent basis.

President and COO, Public Home Builder

Featured Insights

Most of us can agree that sustainability matters to consumers, but not all high-performance home features matter equally.

Building material prices have leaped 40% since December 2019. The long-expected reset has not materialized, except for lumber and commodity materials.

Contact us to maximize your opportunities in the housing market.

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