5 Tips for Choosing the Right Subcontractor

If you are a busy home builder, chances are you have worked with your fair share of subcontractors.  With a limited labor pool, it is easy to take on more work than capacity allows, and subcontractors are a great way … Continue reading

Texas Home Building Report: Q1-2018

Texas has been hot out of the gates this year when it comes to new residential construction.  In the first quarter, there have been more than 17,900 housing starts on record which reflects an already 11% year-over-year increase.  Out of … Continue reading

Atlanta Residential Construction Quarterly Review

New home construction in Atlanta continues its upward trend in the first quarter of 2018. HBW’s quarterly building activity trend reports are in, and from the looks of this year’s first quarter, Atlanta is continuing to see growth in the … Continue reading

Top Home Builders in Texas – March 2018

Every month, thousands of new construction permits are added to the HBW database; from new homes to new pools and even commercial construction, there is a plethora of data about the latest builds, and builders. Last month, there were approximately … 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

Texas Residential Construction Monthly Review – February 2018

According to U-Haul’s annual study of its truck rental data which reviews the net gain of one-way U-Haul rentals entering a state, Texas remains #1 for domestic relocation. It’s considered to be America’s No. 1 growth state by U-Haul; it … 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

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

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