Britain's Most Admired Companies 2012: Construction - Home

It's been a tough few years for UK housebuilders, but these resilient few are building on their market share despite the downturn.

by MT Staff
Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013

Berkeley Group takes the top spot again, by almost 10 points, but the win- ner of last year’s most admired crown slips to second overall. Not bad, given that this is a low-scoring sector. Pre-tax profits at the south-east-focused builder of slick riverside flats and executive homes jumped 58% to £214.8m, and total revenue topped £1bn. Meanwhile, family home builder Persimmon made good use of the Government’s first-time buyers scheme with first-half profits to August up 65%, to £98.7m. It also built 6% more homes in the period than the year before and its average selling price rose 7% to £171,206. Barratt jumped two places, returning to profit – £100m – after a loss of £11.5m the previous year.

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BMAC 2012 by sector: Construction - Home

Ranking Name Score
1. Berekely Group 71.6
2. Persimmon 61.8
3. Barratt Developments 59.0
4. Taylor Wimpey 58.3
5. Redrow 57.3

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