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One of America’s leading homebuilders

Since 1954, Lennar has had the privilege of helping hundreds of thousands of families across America move into the next stage of life with a new home. We build in some of the nation’s most popular cities, and our communities cater to all lifestyles, with new homes for all stages of life, whether you are a first-time or move-up buyer, a multigenerational family, or Active Adult.

Making History

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1954

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

Leonard Miller and Arnold Rosen

1956

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

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1971

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

Lennar's chiefs at the New York Stock Exchange listing presentation

1972

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

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1981

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

UAMC is now referred to as Eagle Home Mortgage.

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1989

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

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2000

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

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2011

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

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

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2014

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

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2017

Lennar acquires WCI Communities.

UAMC is renamed Eagle Home Mortgage nationwide.

Lennar introduces the world’s first Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ Home Designs.

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2018

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

Our family of companies

Lennar is more than just a homebuilder. Learn more about the entities that make up our Lennar family.

Lennar Multifamily Communities

Lennar Multifamily Communities

Founded in 2011, LMC offers rental apartment communities nationwide for those who are not yet ready to buy a home.

Village Builders

Village Builders

Village Builders offers unique luxury homes of exceptional quality and premium craftsmanship in select locations.

WCI Communities

WCI Communities

WCI creates architecturally-exciting homes and luxury condominiums in Florida’s best coastal locations.

Friendswood Development Company

Friendswood Development Company

For more than 55 years, Friendswood has been creating the finest master planned communities across virtually every area of Houston.

Eagle Home Mortgage

Eagle Home Mortgage

Eagle Home Mortgage is a full-service mortgage lender and financial services subsidiary of Lennar that provides the most appropriate loan options to suit your needs.

CalAtlantic Title

CalAtlantic Title

CalAtlantic Title is one of the largest real estate settlement organizations in the United States that handles both residential and commercial transactions.

North American Advantage Insurance Services

North American Advantage Insurance Services (NAAIS)

NAAIS is a full-service independent insurance agency that assists customers with insurance selections that provide the best value and financial protection for homes, condominiums, townhomes, and personal property.

SunStreet Energy Group

SunStreet Energy Group

SunStreet® delivers state-of-the-art solar energy systems to new homes in its solar standard communities. 

Lennar builds new homes in 21 states in more than 78 popular real estate markets across the nation.

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