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Lennar History

Since 1954, Lennar has built over one million new homes for families across America. We build in some of the nation’s most popular cities, and our communities cater to all lifestyles and family dynamics, whether you are a first-time or move-up buyer, multigenerational family, or Active Adult.

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1954

Gene Fisher and Arnold Rosen form F&R Builders in Miami, Florida.

1956

Leonard Miller becomes co-owner of F&R Builders and partners with Arnold Rosen.

1971

Leonard and Arnold combine their names to rename the company Lennar. That same year, Lennar Corporation becomes a public company.

1972

Lennar is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: LEN).

1981

Lennar expands its mortgage financing business by forming Universal American Mortgage Company (UAMC).

1989

Lennar introduces Everything’s Included®, offering buyers thousands of dollars in luxury features at no extra cost.

2000

Lennar acquires U.S. Home and doubles in size.

2011

Lennar introduces Next Gen® - The Home Within a Home, designed especially for multigenerational families.

Lennar Multifamily Communities (LMC) is introduced, specializing in the creation of luxury rental apartment communities.

2014

Lennar introduces Lennar International, a U.S. real estate leader for the global market.

2017

Lennar acquires WCI Communities, a lifestyle community developer and luxury homebuilder of single and multi-family homes.

UAMC is renamed Eagle Home Mortgage nationwide, joining forces as a full-service mortgage lender under the Lennar family of companies.

Lennar introduces the world’s first Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ Home Designs to enable seamless voice control and home automation.

2018

Lennar’s merger with CalAtlantic Homes creates the nation’s largest homebuilder.

2020

Lennar’s family mortgage company, Eagle Home Mortgage, LLC is renamed to Lennar Mortgage, LLC, further aligning its homebuilding and financial services brands.

Lennar’s family title company, CalAtlantic Title, is renamed to Lennar Title, continuing the outstanding Lennar customer experience through closing day.

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