Principia is a leading research and consulting firm focused exclusively on the building materials and construction industry. For over 20 years, we have helped clients grow faster and more profitably by providing high quality data, analytics and insights.
In the building products industry, data has become increasingly more important when looking for new business and growing your company’s sales. Accurate and reliable data can help identify market opportunities whether it’s in new construction vs. remodel/ repair, single family vs. multifamily, a region of the country, or with specific… Read More
Metal roofing is projected to grow faster than any other roofing product overall. In fact, it is gaining ground in high-end homes based on its longevity and durability as well as the ability to be designed to look like wood shakes or slate and despite its higher initial cost compared… Read More
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Houston and Beaumont, Texas, the cleanup and repair efforts are just beginning. Principia previously reported on the need for suppliers, distributors and dealers to be prepared to move substantial stocks into the area for the rebuilding effort. Additional analysis of our estimates regarding the… Read More
Hurricane Harvey has set records for total rainfall and overall damage of residential housing and commercial buildings. Unfortunately, the total economic impact has yet to be realized but the total damage of Hurricane Harvey is estimated to fall between $70 and $108 billion. Rebuilding will take years, similar to other… Read More