This excerpt taken from the OHB 10-K filed Sep 11, 2006.
Managements Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations
The Company primarily develops, builds and markets high quality single-family homes, townhouses and condominiums. During fiscal 2006, the Company operated in the following fourteen markets: Southeastern Pennsylvania; central New Jersey; southern New Jersey; Orange County New York; Charlotte, Raleigh and Greensboro, North Carolina; Richmond and Tidewater, Virginia; Orlando, Palm Coast, and Palm Bay, Florida; Chicago, Illinois and Phoenix, Arizona.
The Company has been in operation for over 85 years and is a leading homebuilder in the Pennsylvania and New Jersey markets. In each year since 1995, the Company has ranked among the top five homebuilders in the Philadelphia metropolitan area based on the number of new orders. The Company entered the North Carolina and Virginia markets in fiscal 2001 through its acquisition of Parker & Lancaster Corporation, a privately-held residential homebuilder. The Company entered the Orlando and Palm Coast, Florida markets on July 28, 2003 through its acquisition of Masterpiece Homes, Inc. (Masterpiece Homes), a privately-held residential homebuilder. On July 28, 2004, the Company entered the Chicago, Illinois market through the acquisition of Realen Homes, L.P. (Realen Homes), an established privately-held homebuilder with operations in southeastern Pennsylvania and Chicago, Illinois. On December 23, 2004, pursuant to an Asset Purchase Agreement of the same date, the Company acquired, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, certain real estate assets from Peachtree Residential Properties, LLC, a North Carolina limited liability company and Peachtree Townhome Communities, LLC, a North Carolina limited liability company which, at the time the Company acquired the assets, were wholly-owned subsidiaries of Peachtree Residential Properties, Inc., a Georgia corporation (collectively, Peachtree Residential Properties). In December 2005, the Company entered the Phoenix, Arizona market as a start-up operation via the purchase of an undeveloped parcel of land.
Information in this annual report includes the operations of Masterpiece Homes only to the extent the information relates to periods after the acquisition of Masterpiece Homes on July 28, 2003 and includes the operations of Realen Homes only to the extent the information relates to periods after the acquisition of Realen Homes on July 28, 2004, as well as the revenue and expenses associated with the real estate assets acquired from Peachtree Residential Properties, unless otherwise specifically stated.