Pardee Homes received the highest rankings from J.D. Power and Associates for customer satisfaction and quality among Southern Nevada homebuilders.
Pardee scored 901 in the 2009 new-home quality study. Meritage homes was second with a score of 893, followed by Centex (880); KB Home (871); Pulte (853); Lennar (850); and Ryland (850). The Las Vegas market average was 837.
J.D. Power’s overall satisfaction index showed Pardee at 867, followed by Meritage (866); Del Webb (849); KB Home (841); Lennar (832); and Pulte (832).
Klif Andrews, president of Pardee’s Southern Nevada Division, said it was "a great double achievement” to score highest in both quality and customer satisfaction.
According to the report, Pardee performs particularly well in builder’s sales staff; construction manager; workmanship and materials; home readiness; builder’s warranty and customer service; and location.
Pardee has built nearly 40,000 homes in the Las Vegas Valley since 1952. Active subdivisions include Ashwood in Nevada Trails; Montclaire in Green Valley Ranch; Northpoint and Horizon in Eldorado Highlands; Solamar in Vista Verde; Riverstone in Prescott Park; Rosetta in Mountain’s Edge; Trail Ridge at Blue Diamond and Durango; and Bella Fiore at Lake Las Vegas.