Texas Report: New Residential Construction – August 2017

Last week, we reviewed the latest on new swimming pool construction in Texas based on HBW’s construction permit reports.  This week, we have used the same reports for finding out where new residential construction is taking off in Texas.  Out … Continue reading

HBW Report: Texas New Swimming Pool Construction – August 2017

  While it’s not often that we look at pool construction in Texas, every month hundreds of new swimming pool construction permits are added to the HBW database, giving us plenty to review and share with our subscribers.  In August, … Continue reading

Home Builders Helping Houston

Ways home builders (and anyone) can help residents of Houston rebuild and recover in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. You don’t have to be in Houston to know that it sustained massive flooding and damage from its recent hit by … Continue reading

Texas Residential Construction 2nd Quarter Review

HBW Report: New Residential Construction Permits in Texas through Q2-2017 Through the first half of this year, Texas is ahead of 2016 in new residential construction.  With more than 36.2k housing starts on file with HBW this year, Texas has … Continue reading

Houston Leads Texas Residential Construction in July

HBW Report: Texas Residential Construction July 2017 Overall, new residential construction was up in Texas last month.  With a total of approximately 7,260 housing starts and $1.7B in total construction value, the Lone Star State experienced an 11% month-over-month increase … Continue reading

Texas Home Building Report – June 2017

HBW Report: The latest residential construction permit data across the Lone Star State From D.R. Horton’s dominance in Dallas to the high concentration of housing starts in Houston, summertime in Texas is looking like home building time.  While there was … Continue reading

Texas New Swimming Pool Construction Report – May 2017

A review and report on the latest swimming pool construction in Texas for the month of May. With the summer temperatures rising, so do the new swimming pool permits and leads with HBW.  In May, more than 800 new swimming … Continue reading

Texas Residential Construction from the Top

From top builders to top counties for housing starts, here’s a quick look at Texas residential construction for the month of May. May was an exceptional month for new residential construction in Texas.  Out of the four major metropolitan areas … Continue reading

Texas Home Builders Review – April 2017

Out of the nearly 5,500 housing starts in Texas last April, D.R. Horton remained at the top in the Lone Star State. During the month of April, the four major metro areas of Texas had a combined total of nearly … Continue reading

Texas Quarterly Residential Construction Report Q1-2017

In the first quarter of 2017, Texas was ahead of last year by 6% in new residential construction, and Houston is leading the way. This week is the week of quarterly reviews.  Most recently we explored the state of new … Continue reading