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Strong balance sheets and favorable market fundamentals have sparked a blaze of home builder M&A transactions in 2024.

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To help our clients choose an ideal market for their apartment community, we built a market ranking model that considers four categories, weighted to align with a company’s strategic objectives.
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The John Burns Real Estate Consulting staff congratulates the management teams behind the Top 50 master-planned communities, which sold at least 338 new homes per community during 2022. This threshold is the 4th highest in our 12-year survey history, trailing the record 460 sales required to make our 2021 ranking.

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