New home sales for 2015 reached an 8-year high, and continued modest growth is forecast for 2016 according to the National Association of Home Builders. Homebuilders have always been a key focus for Wright Engineers and we are proud to provide engineering services for many of the biggest and the best including D.R. Horton (#1), Lennar (#2), Pulte Homes (#3), Toll Brothers (#5), The Ryland Group (now a part of CalAtlantic) (#7), KB Home (#8), Meritage Homes (#11), Richmond American (M.D.C. Holdings) (#12), Shea Homes (#14), David Weekley Homes (#16), William Lyon Homes (#19), Ashton Woods USA (#21), Woodside Homes (#32), LGI Homes (#35), All West Homes, Fox Homes, Blandford Homes, Emerald Homes, Mattamy Homes, AV Homes, Express Homes, Maracay Homes, Miramonte Homes, Pebble Creek Custom Homes, Distinctive Homes, Storybook Homes, Trumark Homes, Sunwest Custom Homes Robson Resort Communities, and Liberty Homes. Yes, that list includes 6 of the top 10 builders! We look forward to another great year engineering efficient designs for the builders who provide homes for the nation.
Rankings are for 2015 revenue based on Profession Builder Magazine’s Housing Giants list.
UNIVERSITY PARKE STUDENT HOUSING
Design is well underway for phase 1 of the new University Parke Student Housing project located next to the UNLV campus in Las Vegas. Phase 1 includes about 460,000 square feet plus a 5-level interior parking garage and will house about 740 students. The project will replace several outdated apartment buildings currently on the site. Midby Companies is the developer. Humphreys and Partners is the architect. Wright Engineers is providing structural engineering services.
Wright Engineers’ drawing boards are covered with extended stay hotels such as Residence Inn, Staybridge Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Homewood. Springhill Suites located in California, Arizona, Nevada, Texas, and Ohio. Las Vegas based DesignCell Architects is the architect.