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Builders primarily engaged in the construction of single-family houses and other buildings for sale on their own account rather than as contractors.


SIC Code 1531 - Operative Builders is a final level code of the “Construction” Division. There are 91 companies classified in this industry in the USA.

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Industry Examples

Common types of examples within SIC Code 1531 - Operative Builders are:

  • Condominium developers on own account
  • Cooperative apartment developers on own account
  • Operative builders on own account
  • Speculative builders

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For some business types, there may be a similar industry to SIC Code 1531 - Operative Builders that is a better classification match.

Establishments primarily engaged in the construction (including renovation) of buildings for lease or rental on their own account are classified in Real Estate, Industry Group 651.

Industry Executives

Would you like to email executives in SIC Code 1531 - Operative Builders? Below are some of the common job titles available to be targeted.

  • Business Development
  • Chairman
  • C-Level
  • Director
  • Engineering
  • Executive Director
  • Facilities
  • Finance
  • Human Resource
  • IT
  • Manager
  • Marketing
  • Manufacturing
  • Operations
  • Owner
  • Partner
  • President
  • Principal
  • Purchasing
  • Sales
  • Vice President

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Extended SIC Code Categories for SIC 1531

For business marketing and targeting, SIC Codes have been extended to provide more specific classifications within SIC Code 1531 – Operative Builders. Extended SIC Codes are being continuously updated to reflect the current business environment.

6-digit SIC

  • 153101Contractors-Panelized Homes
  • 153198Operative Builders

7-digit SIC

  • 1531001Operative Builders
  • 1531002Speculative Home Builders
  • 1531003Condominium Developers
  • 1531004Co-Op Apartment Developers
  • 1531005Speculative Builders
  • 1531006Townhouse Developers
  • 1531007Contractors-Panelized Homes

8-digit SIC

  • 15310000Operative Builders
  • 15319901Condominium Developers
  • 15319902Cooperative Apartment Developers
  • 15319903Speculative Builder, Multi-Family Dwellings
  • 15319904Speculative Builder, Single-Family Houses
  • 15319905Townhouse Developers