Australia’s biggest home builders are cashing in on the  boom in residential construction, with the top 100 builders breaking ground on more homes than ever before over the last financial year and reaping almost $18 billion in revenue.

Unveiling its latest report on Australia’s most active home builders by number of starts, Housing Industry Association says the largest 100 home builders broke ground on 69,161 homes in 2015/16 – smashing the previous year’s record of 68,621 and coming in at almost double the level experienced three years ago….