Research
Consulting

Building Materials
Research.Analytics.Consulting.Insights.

The building materials and construction industry’s trusted partner for market intelligence

Principia is the preferred supplier of business insights to the building materials and construction industry.

Grow Sales Icon

Grow Sales

Do you need to know where the market is headed? Principia is directly connected with all stakeholders in the building materials industry value chain and can develop customer-driven actionable insights to drive revenue growth.

Expand Margin Icon

Expand Margin

Are you seeking deep insights on how market influencers impact demand on specific residential and commercial product categories? We’re trusted advisers with expertise in helping you grow revenue, margin and share.

Increase Share Icon

Increase Share

Do you need the latest view of key market drivers that directly impact your business? We provide a 360 degree strategic view of your business - from a product, market, channel and customer perspective - and what it takes to outperform the market.

Learn How We Can Help You

Principia meets the unique needs and challenges of your business with a wide range of market intelligence and advisory services.

Markets Served

Our high quality data, analytics and insights serve clients in the building materials and construction industry, including manufacturers, distributors, dealers, builders, contractors and homeowners.

Learn More

Featured Insights

Residential Cabinets Market Size

Featuring in-depth data and insights backed by primary research – available in PDF, Excel and our interactive portal. U.S. residential cabinets demand soared in 2021 with strong new construction demand and robust repair and remodeling (R&R) activity. Underlying market conditions have weakened in 2022 but remain poised for modest growth in the cabinets market through […]

Read More
Featured Insights

What is the Size of the Residential Flooring Market?

Featuring in-depth data and insights backed by primary research – available in PDF, Excel and our interactive portal. Demand for U.S. residential flooring earned a noticeable uptick behind strong new construction demand and robust repair and remodeling (R&R) activity in 2021. Underlying market conditions have weakened in 2022 but remain favorable for modest growth in […]

Read More
Countertops Cover Image
Featured Insights

What is the Size of the Residential Countertops Market?

Featuring in-depth data and insights backed by primary research — now available in PDF, Excel and our interactive portal. U.S. residential countertops demand flourished in 2021 on the strength of new construction demand and robust repair and remodeling (R&R) activity. Underlying market conditions have weakened in 2022 but remain favorable for modest growth in the […]

Read More
Featured Insights

Residential Construction Business Conditions 2022

New home construction is often the focal point of the outlook for the construction industry. Principia’s historical analysis shows that the growth of each product category is somewhat determined by the balance of new construction and R&R demand. Principia’s latest Residential Business Conditions 2022 provides a look at historical and current macroeconomic indicators and an outlook […]

Read More
The Producer Price Index (PPI) for gypsum building materials was up 18% in 2021
Featured Insights

Domestic Supply Chain Challenges and Impact on Wallboard Market

You’d be hard pressed to find any product category, residential building or otherwise, that hasn’t been unduly affected by supply chain issues. The wallboard market is no exception. Labor shortages through the United States have disrupted both the manufacturing and transportation side of the business. At the same time, issues with imports of drywall offer […]

Read More

Bridging Insight into Action

We help companies grow faster and more profitably by providing high quality data, analytics, and insights.

Unmatched Research & Analysis

Our research combines extensive data gathering and penetrating analysis to develop the insights necessary to guide strong business decisions.

Exclusive Industry Focus

Our single focus is the building materials and construction industry.

Decades of Experience

For over 25 years, we have helped clients grow faster and more profitably by providing high quality data, analytics, and insights.

trusted-ceos-executives-icon-min

Trusted by CEOs and Executives

CEOs trust Principia for information, analytics, and insights essential for critical decision-making, rapid growth and greater profitability.

Featured Research Product

Commercial Insulation 2022

Commercial Insulation 2022 provides a vital benchmark analysis for forecasting and business planning. Using 2021 as a baseline, this data analyzes demand by material, construction type, distribution channel, supplier, and region, and provides a year-over-year forecast through 2024. Commercial Insulation 2022 focuses on the commercial insulation market in North America. Demand data will be available down to the US Census Bureau division level for the United States and segmented by east and west for Canada.

Learn More
Spotlight

Residential Business Conditions 2022

New home construction is often the focal point of the outlook for the construction industry. Principia’s historical analysis shows that the growth of each product category is somewhat determined by the balance of new construction and R&R demand. Principia’s latest Residential Business Conditions 2022 provides a look at historical and current macroeconomic indicators and an outlook for residential construction in the United States.

Download Now
Top

New DemandBuilder Data Available >>> Learn More