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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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Principia Consulting Expands Syndicated Research Offerings for Doors Market

Principia has introduced a series of new syndicated research products based on voice of the customer feedback to identify and measure how suppliers are messaging and delivering value to selected stakeholders in the doors market. This new product, Social Listening, enables building product suppliers to reexamine how they interact with all parts of the value […]

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Principia Consulting Expands Syndicated Research Offering for Kitchen & Bath Faucets

Principia has introduced a new syndicated research product based on voice of the customer feedback to identify and measure how suppliers are messaging and delivering value to selected stakeholders in the kitchen and bath faucets market. This new product—Homeowner Journey—enables building product suppliers to reexamine how they interact with all parts of the value chain. […]

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Principia Consulting Expands Syndicated Research Offerings for Decking Market

Principia has introduced a new syndicated research product based on voice of the customer feedback to identify and measure how suppliers are messaging and delivering value to selected stakeholders in the decking market. This new product—Contractor Satisfaction—enables building product suppliers to reexamine how they interact with all parts of the value chain. Contractor Satisfaction explores […]

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Principia Consulting Expands Syndicated Research Offerings for Countertops Market

Principia has introduced a new syndicated research product based on voice of the customer feedback to identify and measure how suppliers are messaging and delivering value to selected stakeholders in the countertops market. This new product—Homeowner Journey—enables building product suppliers to reexamine how they interact with all parts of the value chain. Homeowner Journey maps the […]

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Principia Consulting Expands Syndicated Research Offerings for HVAC Market

Principia has introduced a new syndicated research product based on voice of the customer feedback to identify and measure how suppliers are messaging and delivering value to selected stakeholders in the HVAC market. This new product—Contractor Satisfaction—enables building product suppliers to reexamine how they interact with all parts of the value chain. Contractor Satisfaction explores […]

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

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Our single focus is the building materials and construction industry.

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

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LBM DistributionBuilder

LBM DistributionBuilder enables users to evaluate served market share and identify new opportunities for growth. Users can customize views and analyze demand for residential building materials in local markets and manage market share for each location, region, or operating company.

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Outlook for New Commercial Construction November 2020

Principia’s latest Outlook for New Commercial Construction provides a look at current 2020 macroeconomic indicators compared to previous years, and an outlook for new commercial construction in 2021.

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