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Building Products Package

Building Products Package

Unparalleled expertise and a unique specialized perspective on new construction and remodeling.

OVERVIEW

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.

OUR CLIENTS

Who utilizes this membership package

Outperform your competition by aligning your strategic decisions with current and forecasted market conditions in the housing industry.

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Flagship Report

Building Products Industry Analysis and Forecast

Access our outlook for residential building product spending, including results from our monthly dealer survey. The report provides detailed analysis on new construction and remodeling spending by geography, project size, product category, and type of construction.

Building Products Demand Meter, produced in partnership with Home Innovation Research Labs, measures installed residential market volumes across 18 major building product categories—ranging from dimensional lumber and siding to HVAC and interior paint—back to 2000.

Burns Residential Repair and Remodel Spending™. This proprietary calculation forecasts residential repair and remodel spending by type (owner versus renter), project size (big versus small), labor and materials (professional contractor labor versus materials purchased by contractors as well as materials purchased by DIYers), and natural disaster.

Trends in the residential repair and remodel sector, including home equity line of credit issuance, resale sales volumes, residential remodeler employment, and home improvement retail spending.

New residential construction forecasts over the next four years, including US housing starts and permit forecasts (single- and multifamily), regional permit forecasts, and new home sales forecasts.

Flagship Report

Building Products Industry Analysis and Forecast

Access our outlook for residential building product spending, including results from our monthly dealer survey. The report provides detailed analysis on new construction and remodeling spending by geography, project size, product category, and type of construction.

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Included with the Building Products Package

Building Products Demand Meter

This industry-first data product tracks current and historical US residential installed product volumes (final demand) for major building product categories.

Members can access market sizes for 18 building product categories.

Track US residential installed product volume for 18 unique building product categories: lumber, concrete, drywall, paint, bathroom fixtures, lighting, and more.

Three-year forecast of levels and growth rates are available annually and quarterly.

History of changes in product volume back to 2000 for each building product category

Also available in standardized format, enabling easy comparisons of product installation volumes relative to each category’s historical range

Based on JBREC proprietary forecasts and extensive, industry-leading survey data from Home Innovation Research Labs.

In collaboration with

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Home Innovation Research Labs

Home Innovation Research Labs (formerly the NAHB Research Center) is a full-service research, testing, and consulting firm determined to improve the quality, durability, affordability, and environmental performance of single- and multifamily homes and home-building products.

Building Products Demand Meter Categories

We measure installed residential market volumes across 18 major building product categories.

Forecasts through 2026 are available to clients. Click on each product category to peek at our 2024 forecasts.

Receive accurate answers for these critical questions

How much should residential repair and remodeling spending grow over the next two years by project size and tenant type?

 Which regions of the country will have the strongest repair and remodeling activity over the next four years?

What assumptions should I use for housing starts, permits, and price appreciation as I do my business planning for the next four years?

What building product categories saw the highest revenue growth? What categories saw the lowest revenue growth?

How much have building material prices changed over the last year?

What are the pricing expectations for the current year, and what products will be most impacted?

What building product categories saw the highest volume growth? What categories saw the lowest volume growth?

How can you weather market cycles by optimizing the building products you sell?

What’s Included

Quarterly

A report that offers actionable analysis and accurate forecasts for building product sector trends, including industry drivers for both residential repair and remodeling spending and new home construction activity.

Monthly

A report that provides the most current and accurate information for major housing and economic conditions and forecasts across the 10 regions and top MSAs.

Monthly

Our national housing thesis on all macro US issues impacting the housing market. Insights and analysis on economic growth and risks, consumer behavior and finances, mortgage underwriting and policy, first-time and investor buyer activity, and national demand and supply.

Through our portal, clients have quick access to their subscription resources such as reports, surveys, webinars, whitepapers, and more.

An exciting way to access our industry-leading research. Our interactive platform allows you to visualize, analyze, and compare our extensive housing research and data.

Monthly

This monthly survey of lumber and building material professionals provides timely data on business conditions in the industry.

Quarterly

In partnership with the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), we survey hundreds of business executives to develop the industry’s index for kitchen and bath market health, supplemented by tremendous insight.

Quarterly

Created in collaboration with Qualified Remodeler magazine, the US Remodeler Index measures remodeler sentiment for current activities, future or near-term activities, as well as consumer demand or ‘hotness.’

Quarterly

A quarterly survey created in partnership with the Structural Building Components Association (SBCA) intended to take the pulse of components manufacturing and framing contractor industries.

Quarterly

A quarterly survey in partnership with Window + Door Magazine provides insights into the window and door (fenestration) industry.

Monthly

Our monthly survey delivers the most timely and accurate insights for new home market conditions, capturing feedback from production home builders across the country.

Quarterly

Our quarterly residential land survey presents data and sentiment from the top residential land brokers in numerous metros across the country.

Monthly

Our real estate agent survey gauges the pulse of the US resale housing market and drives the Burns Resale Housing Market Index (RHMI).

Quarterly

The quarterly fix and flip Survey provides a new pulse on the fix-and-flip sector, combining data and sentiment to generate the Fix and Flip Market Index (FFMI).

Monthly

This mid-month check on home builders’ traffic, sales, and pricing trends delivers qualitative feedback that reflects either a continuation or a change in trends from the beginning of the month. 

Our white papers are in-depth studies of structural shifts in the housing market and economy.

Quarterly

A resource to monitor and understand the new home supply shifts and builders (both public and private builders) in your MSA.

Quarterly

A summary of quarterly earnings calls and financial statements of 30+ public building product companies, providing insight into product category performance and business outlook for the industry.

Quarterly

A summary of each of the public building product companies’ earnings calls for a quick and digestible performance overview.

Quarterly

Our Public Home Builder Earnings Summary report summarizes how the public builders performed quarter-over-quarter (from their quarterly earnings reports).

Quarterly

We summarize each of the public builders’ earnings calls for a quick and digestible performance overview. 

Monthly

Our monthly webinar provides a forward-looking summary of the changing housing market. The webinar recording and slide deck are distributed to all clients after the live presentation.

Receive exclusive invitations to our hosted events where you’ll get to learn and network with a wide variety of industry experts.

Our team lives and breathes the data needed to create and maintain a deep understanding of every aspect of the housing industry—from dirt to roof. Our company mission is to help executives make informed housing industry investment decisions.

As a client, you can request for certain data downloads for your own use.

Add as many team members as you want to receive the reports, surveys, and additional resources included with this package.

What’s Included

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SPECIAL RECOMMENDATION

Additional research to consider with this package

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.

This package includes
Burns Interactive Dashboards

Access industry-leading research anytime, anywhere.

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Research Membership Packages

Choose the membership packages that meet your specific needs. Our esteemed research members, experts in various segments of the housing industry, often subscribe to multiple packages in order to gain a comprehensive understanding of the residential real estate industry.

Metro and Regional Housing Package

This package provides a complete picture of housing supply, demand, and affordability through local insight, proprietary surveys, and extensive data analysis. We currently offer an overview of major housing and economic trends across 100 MSAs nationwide.

 

What's Included?

*You can choose between one of the flagship reports or subscribe to both depending on your coverage needs

Single-Family Rental Package

This package provides a comprehensive overview of the single-family rental (SFR) industry’s major markets, including forecasts, SFR market rankings, macro drivers, housing supply, and demographic trends.

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Rental Communities Package

This package provides complete look into the multifamily sector, including apartments and dedicated build-to-rent communities. A deep dive into the sector’s major markets, including forecasts, rental market ratings, key fundamentals, economic drivers, demographics, and the impact of alternative housing sectors.

What's Included?

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.

 

What’s included?

Geographic Overview of the Public Home Builders Package

This package is designed for those who compare publicly-traded builders (including securities investors) to each other. Every month we rank each publicly-traded home builder based on the past, current, and forecasted performance of its geographic footprint.

What’s included?

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RESEARCH PACKAGES
Metro and Regional Housing Package
Single-Family Rental Package
Rental Communities Package
Building Products Package
Geographic Overview of the Public Home Builders
RESEARCH PACKAGES
Macro and Micro Level Outlook Package
Single-Family Rental Package
Rental Communities Package
Building Products Package
Geographic Overview of the Public Home Builders
Flagship Reports
Metro Analysis and Forecast
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Regional Analysis and Forecast
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Single-Family Rental Analysis and Forecast
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Rental Communities Analysis and Forecast
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Building Products Industry Analysis and Forecast
Home Builder Analysis and Forecast
US Housing Analysis and Forecast Report
**For the Metro and Regional Housing Package you can choose between metro or regional or subscribe to both depending on your coverage needs
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Proprietary Surveys
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Home Builder Survey
Residential Land Survey
Real Estate Agent Survey
Fix and Flip Survey
New Home Market Pulse
Single-Family Rental Survey
Apartment Developer and Investor Survey
Building Products Dealer Survey
Kitchen and Bath Market Survey
US Remodeler Survey
Structural Building Components Survey
Window and Door Market Survey
Additional Reports
Quarterly Community Counts
Single-Family Rental Market Fundamentals
Rental Communities Market Fundamentals
White Papers
Earnings Summaries
Public Home Builder Earnings Summary
Public Home Builder Company Individual Earnings
Single-Family Rental REIT Earnings Summary
Single-Family Rental REIT Individual Earnings
Apartment REIT Earnings Summary
Apartment REIT Individual Earnings
Public Building Products Earnings Summary
Public Building Products Company Individual Earnings
Proprietary Indices
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Monthly Webinars
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Invitation to Exclusive Events
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Access to Team
Meet Our Team
Ability to Request Data

Featured Insights

Building material spending will grow in 2024. However, demand from new construction end markets will not be the same.

“Unprecedented” has become a cliché in the post-pandemic world. Yet, experts disagree on whether business executives should plan for a strong or weak 2024.

What 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

Recent surveys and custom research provided by both the New Home Trends Institute and JBREC have provided valuable insight into consumer preferences in a post-pandemic environment. Guidance from their discussions, presentations, and monthly webinars have given us valuable context and help to keep us level-headed in a rapidly changing landscape. We’re grateful to have them as a resource every step of the way.

Vice President, Strategic Operations, Public Home Builder

John Burns Research and Consulting continues to raise the bar as a trusted source of US housing analysis and has proven time and time again to be an invaluable partner when navigating new opportunities.

US President, Privately-Held Developer and Home Builder

The John Burns Research Team truly looks at the market from each angle to provide us with timely and in-depth information. It’s invaluable!

Senior Executive, Public Home Builder

We have leveraged JBREC substantially for a multitude of resources throughout the last 15 years. Their macro-level research has influenced our decisions at all levels of the business.

Vice President, Strategic Operations, Public Home Builder