Florida Swimming Pool Construction Report – November 2018

An HBW review of new swimming pool construction in Florida during the month of November 2018

Last month, there were more than 1,200 swimming pool starts throughout the State of Florida.  Out of the five major regions reviewed, the southwest region ranked #1 for total new permits on file with HBW (306 permits), and Jacksonville continued to carry a higher value of construction with the average value of new swimming pool construction coming in at approximately $53.5k.

Here is a closer look at the permitting activity for new swimming pool construction in Florida during the month of November 2018:

Southwest Florida

There were more than 300 swimming pool starts with a total construction value of approximately $13.5 million in Southwest Florida last month.  The counties with the greatest total number of new swimming pool permits on file for the one-month period include Lee and Collier.

Total Permits: 306

Average Value of Construction: $44,059.00

Active Builders: 88

Top Builder for Total Permits: Pinnacle USA (36 permits)

Top Counties: Lee County (140 permits); Collier County (73 permits)

 

Tampa

Last month, there were 267 swimming pool starts with a total construction value close to $13 million in Tampa.  More than half of all new pool construction took place in the counties of Hillsborough and Pasco.

Total Permits: 267

Average Value of Construction: $47,538.00

Active Builders: 85

Top Builder for Total Permits: Olympus Pools (27 permits)

Top Counties: Hillsborough County (98 permits); Pasco County (70 permits)

 

Orlando

Orlando ranked a close third for new swimming pool construction activity last month, having 263 new permits and total construction value in excess of $11 million.  More than half of all new construction permits originated from the counties of Orange and Brevard.

Total Permits: 263

Average Value of Construction: $41,886.00

Active Builders: 65

Top Builder for Total Permits: All Seasons (26 permits)

Top Counties: Orange County (90 permits); Brevard County (66 permits)

 

Southeast Florida

In the southeastern portion of Florida, there were 245 swimming pools starts with a total construction value in excess of $9 million last month.  The counties with the highest concentration of new permits include Miami-Dade and Palm Beach.

Total Permits: 245

Average Value of Construction: $37,102.00 (Lowest average value of construction in the State)

Active Builders: 112

Top Builder for Total Permits: A&G Concrete Pools (24 permits)

Top Counties: Miami-Dade County (76 permits); Palm Beach County (53 permits)

 

Jacksonville

While Jacksonville had the fewest total swimming pool starts (120 permits, total value: $6.4 million+), it held the highest average value of new construction (~$53.5k).  The majority of new pool construction could be found in the counties of St. Johns and Duval.

Total Permits: 120

Average Value of Construction: $53,514.00 (Highest average value of construction in the State)

Active Builders: 51

Top Builder for Total Permits:  Surfside Pools & Spas (11 permits)

Top Counties: St. Johns County (46 permits); Duval County (33 permits)

To gain more information on the builders, homeowners and permits for the construction activity above, check out HBW for your copy of the latest construction data reports. To gain access to the HBW database and receive custom and detailed reports on the latest residential and commercial building activity in Florida, Georgia, Texas, Alabama, and Oklahoma, please contact HBW for details.

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