“By NPG DataQuest 7/6/12”
The share of single family building permits issued to the top 5 builders in the 7 county Greater Cincinnati/No. Kentucky region has declined since NPG DataQuest began tracking permits in January of 2009. 49% of the permits issued in the first 5 months of 2012 were issued to the top 5 builders in the market. This is down 6% from the same period in 2009. The top 10 builders were issued 63% of the single family permits in the first 5 months of 2012; down 2% from the same period in 2009. Market Share for the top 5 and top 10 builders peaked in 2010 during the first time homebuyer tax credit program.