Florida Home Builders Report – January 2018

Last month, there were nearly 4,750 new residential construction permits added to the HBW database for Florida.  Out of the five major regions (Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville, Southeast and Southwest), Orlando had the most housing starts on file with 1,071 new … Continue reading

Texas Top Home Builders – January 2018

A review of top home builders and new residential construction in Houston, Dallas, Austin and San Antonio for the month of January 2018. The new year has started off right for D.R. Horton when it comes to new home construction.  … Continue reading

Southwest Florida Ranks #1 for Pool Construction

HBW’s new swimming pool construction report for Florida in 2017 Out of the more than 24,000 swimming pool starts in Florida last year, the southwest region ranked #1 for total starts (6,350+ permits).  Pool construction in the southwest has been … Continue reading

Florida Residential Construction Up 14% in 2017

HBW report on Florida housing starts in 2017 Since 2014, Florida has been experiencing a steady and healthy climb in new residential construction.  Last year, the Sunshine State had a 14% year-over-year increase in housing starts, resulting in nearly 73,000 … Continue reading

Texas Residential Construction Report – 2017

HBW reports on residential construction permit activity in Texas for 2017. Last year, Texas had its best year for housing starts on record in more than five years.  In 2017, there was a total of more than 70,800 housing starts … Continue reading