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Stake your claim in the real estate market!
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Game Info & Requirements


Send the housing market through the roof as you build, buy, and sell houses in this exciting strategy game! You can flip houses for quick cash or sit back and watch the rental income pile up. Become a real estate mogul as you visit scenic towns, earn huge profits and perform special favors for the colorful local mayors. The full version of Build-a-lot features:

  • 2 modes of play
  • More than 35 empire-building levels
  • Fun house upgrades such as bowling alleys and swimming pools

Create a blueprint for success when you play today!

Keep developing your mogul status when you play Build-a-lot 2: Town of the Year and Build-a-lot 3: Passport to Europe.


Click on houses and empty lots to select them. Use the buttons at the bottom of the screen to perform actions. The Money & Goals tab shows your rental income and the required goals to complete the level. The Workers tab lets you train new workers. The Materials tab lets you order more materials. The Blueprints tab lets you draft blueprints for bigger houses.

See in-game help for detailed instructions.

Minimum Requirements:

Windows Me/2000/XP/Vista
Macintosh OS X (online only)
500 MHz
256 MB RAM

Online version requires Flash Player 9


Developed by: HipSoft LLC

Ratings & Reviews

  • Average Rating:
  • 4.17
  • 4.17
Anonymous - Jan 28, 2016 -
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Anonymous - Jan 28, 2016 -
An oldie but a goodie. Classic building game. Not all the bells and whistles of subsequent versions, but a great one to hone TM skills by balancing the budget against the clock. Early levels are a quick play.
Anonymous - Oct 6, 2015 -
I love this game so much!! It was easier for me to build then go for other stuff.
Anonymous - Mar 23, 2015 -
love this game it is so addicting
Anonymous - Nov 19, 2014 -
Love, love, love this game! Things that could improve this game: I'd like to see my results at the end of each level for a few seconds to see my accomplishment and admire my buildings. I'd like to know what level I just completed and what level number I am be viewed on the mayor's pages. I'd like to be able to have the option of replaying a level right away even if I completed it on time. AND I would like to be able to try the other Build-a-lot games off the web. Thanks Shockwave!


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