The international group achieved 6,032 closings in 2010, placing it in the Top 10 for the second time, according to a news release from Habitat for Humanity of Springfield. In 2009, Habitat for Humanity International ranked eighth on the list with 5,294 closings.
Since 1988, the local Habitat affiliate has built more than 150 homes, with plans to build 10 homes with partner families again this year.
“We are extremely thrilled that our work to provide affordable housing has contributed to Habitat’s ranking as the sixth-largest builder in the United States,” said Nancy Williams, Habitat-Springfield’s director of family services, in the release. “We are proud to help our partner families obtain affordable housing, and we thank our supporters for their commitment to helping families in need.”
At the top of the list is Fort Worth, Texas-based D.R. Horton, with 18,983 home. The company topped the list for the 10th consecutive year.[[In-content Ad]]
Adrianna Norris became a first-time business owner with the opening of Finley River Chiropractic; PaPPo’s Pizzeria & Pub launched its newest location; and Huey Magoo’s opened its second store in the Ozarks.