Competing with the big boys: How a local homebuilder beat the recession – VEGAS INC

Homebuilder Robb Beville is a rare breed in Las Vegas: He works for a local company.The valley’s home construction market is dominated by out-of-state, publicly traded builders that are worth billions of dollars, employ thousands of people and sell tens of thousands of homes nationwide each year. They include Miami’s Lennar Corp., Texas’ D.R. Horton and Los Angeles’ KB Home.Beville, president of Las Vegas-based Harmony Homes, has 55 employees and sells about 400 homes a year.Harmony is one of a few local, privately held builders with sizable market share. Las Vegas used to have more of them, but they got wiped out by the recession.

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