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

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

Florida Swimming Pools Quarterly Report

In comparison to last year, new swimming pool construction in Florida is at a slower pace in the first quarter of this year; statewide there has been an 8.5% year-over-year decrease in new pool construction with central (-18.6%) and southwest … Continue reading

Florida Quarterly Home Builder Report: Q1-2018

Depending on where you look in Florida, new residential construction has been on a significant high or at a lull in the first quarter of this year.  Across the Sunshine State, housing starts had a year-over-year increase of 6.1% in … Continue reading

Florida Top Home Builders – February 2018

An HBW Report on Florida home building activity for the month of February 2018. Last month, there were more than 4,650 housing starts added to the HBW database for Florida.  Out of the five major regions reviewed (Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville, … Continue reading

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

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

Top Florida Residential Builders – December 2017

From Jacksonville to Miami, the Sunshine State had more than 5,400 housing starts during the month of December.  Orlando proved to be the hot spot for new residential construction, having nearly 1,375 new permits on file with HBW for the … Continue reading

Florida’s Top Pool Builders – November 2017

Last month there were more than 1,200 new swimming pool construction permits added to the HBW database for Florida.  Leading the swimming pool starts, Southwest Florida had the highest number of total new permits (410 permits), and Tampa held the … Continue reading