Florida Top Home Builders Report – October 2018

An HBW report on new residential construction permitting activity and the leading builders by region during the month of October 2018 During the month of October, Lennar Homes and D.R. Horton were jockeying for position throughout the Sunshine State as … Continue reading

Texas Swimming Pool Construction Report – October 2018

An HBW report based on the latest new swimming pool permits in Texas during the month of October 2018. Last month, there were more than 1,315 swimming pool starts with a total construction value of nearly $68M in Texas.  Out … Continue reading

OSHA Update: New Final Rule on Crane Operator Certification Requirements

On Friday, October 9, 2018, OSHA announced a newly issued final rule on Crane Operator Certification Requirements.  In brief, OSHA’s standard for cranes and derricks in construction have been updated to clarify each employer’s duty to ensure the competency of … Continue reading

Top Home Builders in Texas – October 2018

An HBW report on total permits and top home builders during the month of October 2018. Last month, the Lone Star State experienced a month-over-month increase of 20% in new residential construction permits.  The combined total housing starts across the … Continue reading

Florida Swimming Pool Construction Quarterly Report

An HBW report and review of swimming pool permits from January through September 2018 In comparison to last year, new swimming pool construction in Florida is just a slight pace slower through Q3-2018.  Across the Sunshine State, there has been … Continue reading

Florida Residential Construction Quarterly Review

A review of new residential construction permits in the HBW database for Florida through Q3-2018 New residential construction in Florida has been on a consistent climb for the past three years, and through the third quarter of this year, the … Continue reading

New Swimming Pool Construction is on a High in Texas

HBW Quarterly Report covering the latest on new pool construction permits in Texas through Q3-2018 After three years of a slow decline in pool construction in Texas, it looks like pool starts are on the rise.  Through the third quarter … Continue reading

Texas Residential Construction Quarterly Report

A review of Texas residential construction permitting activity from January through September 2018. New residential construction is climbing in Texas – Since the start of this year (thru September), there has been a 10% year-over-year increase in housing starts, resulting … Continue reading

Atlanta Residential Construction Holds Steady through Q3-2018

HBW Quarterly Report – Building Activity Trend Report for New Residential Construction in Atlanta through Q3-2018 New residential construction through the third quarter of this year in the Metro Atlanta area is almost mirroring last year’s pattern.  From January through … Continue reading

Atlanta Swimming Pool Construction Quarterly Update

Based on the latest swimming pool permit reports available for Atlanta, new swimming pool construction appears to be reaching a plateau this year. When we think of taking a dip, we think of pools, and new pool construction in Atlanta … Continue reading