List of Specific Industries
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes for this industry
[ 236116 ] = New multifamily housing construction (except operative builders) — Residential construction, multifamily, general contractors
[ 236118 ] = Residential remodelers — Addition, alteration and renovation (i.e., construction) residential building; Construction management, residential remodeling; Home improvement (e.g., adding on, remodeling, renovating); Remodeling and renovating general contractors
Another definition of a general contractor is a company that uses its own construction specialists to complete almost all of the work to be done. So a residential construction company may be a subcontracted organization hired by the general contractor and responsible to the architect, home owner, and agencies issuing permits and performing onsite inspections.