NAICS Code 236117

NAICS 236117

NAICS Code 236117 – New Housing For-Sale Builders

Definition of NAICS Code 236117: This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in building new homes on land that is owned or controlled by the builder rather than the homebuyer or investor. The land is included with the sale of the home. Establishments in this industry build single and/or multifamily homes. These establishments are often referred to as merchant builders, but are also known as production or for-sale builders.

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Cross Reference Guide for Code 236117

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 single-family houses for others as general contractors–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 236115, New Single-Family Housing Construction (except For-Sale Builders);
  • Building multifamily residential buildings for others as general contractors–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 236116, New Multifamily Housing Construction (except For-Sale Builders);
  • Remodeling or repairing existing houses and other residential buildings, either for others or on own account for sale–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 236118, Residential Remodelers;
  • Performing specialized construction work on houses or 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 236117

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 for-sale builders
  • Cabin for-sale builders
  • Condominium for-sale builders
  • Cooperative apartment for-sale builders
  • Cottage for-sale builders
  • Custom builders, for-sale builders, multifamily buildings
  • Custom builders, for-sale builders, single-family home
  • Duplex for-sale builders
  • For-sale builders (i.e., building on own land, for sale), residential
  • For-sale builders (i.e., building on own land, for sale), single-family housing
  • Garden apartment for-sale builders
  • High-rise apartment for-sale builders
  • Home builders, for-sale
  • Housing construction, for-sale builder
  • Housing construction, merchant builder
  • Log home for-sale builders
  • Low income housing construction for-sale builders
  • Low-rise apartment for-sale builders
  • Merchant builders (i.e., building on own land, for sale), residential
  • Modular housing, residential, assembled on site by for-sale builders
  • Multifamily building for-sale builders
  • Panelized housing, residential, assembled on site by for-sale builders
  • Panelized multifamily housing assembled on site by for-sale builders
  • Precut housing, residential, assembled on site by for-sale builders
  • Premanufactured housing assembly on site by for-sale builders
  • Residential for-sale builders
  • Row house construction for-sale builders
  • Single-family housing built on own land for sale (i.e., for-sale builders)
  • Single-family housing construction for sale builders
  • Speculative builders (i.e., building on own land, for sale), multifamily housing
  • Speculative builders (i.e., building on own land, for sale), residential
  • Speculative builders (i.e., building on own land, for sale), single-family housing
  • Time-share condominium construction for-sale builders
  • Town house construction for-sale builders
  • Vacation housing construction for-sale builders

Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 236117

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): 5645NAICS 236117
  • CA WC: 5403
  • DE WC: 652
  • PA WC: 652
  • MI WC: 5645, 5651
  • NJ WC: 5645
  • NY WC: 5645, 5651
  • WY WC: 236117
  • GL: 46362, 91340
  • SIC: 1531

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 236117 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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