NAICS Code 236116

NAICS 236116

NAICS Code 236116 – New Multifamily Housing Construction (except For-Sale Builders)

Definition of NAICS Code 236116: This U.S. industry comprises general contractor establishments primarily responsible for the construction of new multifamily residential housing units (e.g., high-rise, garden, town house apartments, and condominiums where each unit is not separated from its neighbors by a ground-to-roof wall). Multifamily design-build firms and multifamily housing construction management firms acting as general contractors are included in this industry.

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Cross Reference Guide for Code 236116

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Building multifamily buildings on their own account for sale as speculative builders or merchant builders–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 236117, New Housing For-Sale Builders;
  • Remodeling or repairing existing multifamily housing and other residential buildings–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 236118, Residential Remodelers;
  • Performing specialized construction work on multifamily housing and other residential buildings, generally on a subcontract basis–are classified in Subsector 238, Specialty Trade Contractors; and
  • Constructing and leasing residential buildings on their own account–are classified in Industry NAICS 531110, Lessors of Residential Buildings and Dwellings.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 236116

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with this classification. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Apartment building construction general contractors
  • Condominium, multifamily, construction general contractors
  • Construction management, multifamily building
  • Cooperative apartment, construction general contractors
  • Custom builders (except for-sale), multifamily buildings
  • Duplex (i.e., one unit above the other), construction general contractors
  • Garden apartment construction general contractors
  • High-rise apartment construction general contractors
  • Home builders (except for-sale), multifamily
  • Housing, multifamily, construction general contractors
  • Low income housing, multifamily, construction general contractors
  • Low-rise apartment construction general contractors
  • Multifamily building construction general contractors
  • Panelized multifamily housing assembled on site by general contractors
  • Precut multifamily housing assembled on site by general contractors
  • Residential construction, multifamily, general contractors

Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 236116

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 5403, 5645NAICS 236116
  • CA WC: 5403
  • DE WC: 652
  • PA WC: 652
  • MI WC: 5403, 5651
  • NJ WC: 5403, 5645
  • NY WC: 5403, 5651
  • WY WC: 236116
  • GL: 91340,91342
  • SIC: 1522

Resources: Praxiom, AceGroupTDICalifornia Division of Workers Compensation, Delaware Workers Compensation Manual, Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Manual, Michigan Workers’ Compensation Placement Facility: Classification Definitions, New Jersey Workers Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance Manual, New York Workers Compensation and Employers Liability, North American Industry Classification System, Florida Underwriting Guide: Commercial General Liability Classifications,  Standard Industrial Classifications.

The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 236116 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

Correlating Code Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 23: Construction
  • Subsector 236: Construction of Buildings
  • Industry Group 2361: Residential Building Construction
  • Industry 23611: Residential Building Construction
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 236115: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except For-Sale Builders)
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 236116: New Multifamily Housing Construction (except For-Sale Builders)
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 236117: New Housing For-Sale Builders
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 236118: Residential Remodelers
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