Top Home Landscaping Trends for 2018

Recently, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) conducted the 2018 edition of the Residential Landscape Architecture Trends Survey, and the results were interesting, but not surprising.  Landscape architects (808 participants) were surveyed from February 22, 2018 through March 8, … Continue reading

Top Texas Pool Builders – May 2018

Last month, there was a combined total of 755 new swimming pool permits with a total value of approximately $38.5M added to the HBW database for Texas (Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio).  Out of the four major metro areas reviewed, … Continue reading

Five Free Apps for Managing Contacts On-the-Go

If you subscribe to HBW, you’ve got construction leads, new leads every day – Now, it’s a matter of managing them.  While there are numerous options for contact management software and CRM (Customer Relationship Management) systems, from simple to robust, … Continue reading

Texas Home Building Report – May 2018

HBW’s report on Texas residential permitting activity for the month of May 2018. Texas housing starts experienced a month-over-month dip in May having an approximate decrease of 8% since April. From the four major metro areas reviewed (Dallas, Houston, Austin, … Continue reading

Preparing for Hurricane Season

Just this week, the Atlantic Hurricane Season officially began (June 1st), and it is essential that you and your crews are prepared for severe weather conditions. As we all know, hurricanes can devastate areas for months, even years.  According to … Continue reading

Florida Swimming Pool Report – April 2018

An HBW review of new swimming pool construction permitting activity in Florida during the month of April 2018. In Florida, there were more than 2,060 swimming pool starts during the month of April.  Out of the five major regions reviewed … Continue reading

Construction Expos – Planning for 2019

A list of construction industry expos and events taking place in early 2019.  Plan ahead and save the dates. Earlier this year, we highlighted various industry expos and events to get on your calendar and plan ahead.  This week, we … Continue reading

Florida’s Top Home Builders – April 2018

HBW’s report on new residential construction permits in Florida for the month of April 2018. Last month, there were just over 6,600 housing starts with a total construction value of nearly $1.8B added to the HBW database for Florida.  Out … Continue reading

Texas Top Swimming Pool Builders – April 2018

HBW’s monthly review of pool builders and permitting activity in Dallas, Houston, Austin and San Antonio. Last month, there were more than 750 pools starts with a total construction value of nearly $38.5M added to the HBW database for Texas.  … Continue reading

Texas Residential Construction Review – April 2018

From top builders to hot spots for new home construction, here is HBW’s residential construction review based on permit data on file for the month of April 2018. Across the Lone Star State (Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio), there were … Continue reading