HBW Report: Florida Swimming Pool Construction – October 2017

From top builders to total permits, here is the latest on new pool construction in Florida In October, there were more than 1,900 new swimming pool permits added to the HBW database for the Sunshine State.  From the five major regions … Continue reading

Florida Residential Construction Update – October 2017

In Florida, permit data for more than 5,800 housing starts were added to HBW’s database last month.  Out of the five major regions (Orlando, Tampa, SW, SE and Jacksonville) reviewed, Orlando ranked #1 and highest for total housing starts (1,470 … Continue reading

Florida Third Quarter Swimming Pool Construction Report

With a 6% year-over-year increase in new swimming pool construction through Q3, Florida continues its five-year growth pattern in pool starts across the state. Out of the nearly 18,400 new swimming pool permits on file with HBW for Florida through … Continue reading

Florida New Home Construction Increased 12% Through Q3

Quarterly Report: In comparison to 2016, new residential construction in Florida is on the rise and already showing a year-over-year increase of 12% through the third quarter of 2017. An average of approximately 1,000 people move to Florida every day … Continue reading

Florida Swimming Pool Construction Report – August 2017

During the month of August, there were more than 1,850 new swimming pools with a total value in excess of $78 million started in Florida.   Southwest New swimming pool construction was booming in the southwestern portion of Florida last … Continue reading

Florida Residential Construction Review – August 2017

Out of the 5,400 Florida housing starts in August, Orlando was a leading area for new construction. Over 5,400 housing starts with a total value in excess of $1.5B were added to the HBW database for Florida last month.  While … Continue reading

Communication Before and After a Hurricane

Earlier this week, we explored some basic steps you, your family and your business can take to prepare for Hurricane Irma and hurricane conditions.  As the storm nears Florida, many people are either still on the road, putting up shutters … Continue reading

Preparing for Hurricane Irma

  If you are anywhere near Florida right now, chances are you are surrounded by panic and unanswered questions about where to go in time for Hurricane Irma’s arrival.  As of the Weather Channel’s report on Wednesday September 6th (11:30am), … Continue reading

Eco-Update: Solar and Sustainability in Florida

Earlier this summer, we reviewed the latest green building efforts in Florida through South Miami’s recent commitment to solar on new and renovated structures.  Since then, there have been quite a few stories published about solar and sustainable construction efforts … Continue reading

Florida Top Home Builders – July 2017

HBW residential construction report and builder spotlight for July 2017 Since June, residential construction is looking up across Florida.  During the month of July, there were more than 6,200 housing starts reflecting a 24% month-over-month increase.  Out of the five … Continue reading