Florida Swimming Pool Report – April 2018

An HBW review of new swimming pool construction permitting activity in Florida during the month of April 2018.

FL Pool Permits by Area – 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 (Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville, Southeast, Southwest), the southwestern portion of the state ranked #1 for total pool starts (575 permits), while Tampa ranked highest for average value of new pool construction ($47,247).

Here is a closer look at new pool construction activity and leading pool builders by area last month:

Southwest Florida

As previously mentioned, the greatest total number of swimming pool starts took place in the southwestern region of Florida.  Last month, there were 575 new swimming pool permits with a total value in excess of $25M on file with HBW.  The average value of new construction in the area was $43,622, and more than 75% of all new permits originated from Lee and Collier counties.

Out of the 110 active builders in the area, the top three for total new permits on file are as follows:

#1 Aragon Pools & Spas
#2 Aquadoc Inc.
#3 Pinnacle USA

 

Southeast Florida

In the southeastern region of the Sunshine State, there were more than 430 pool starts with a total construction value in excess of $16.2M last month.  The average value of construction in the area was on the lower end of the spectrum at $37,709, and 70% of all new construction activity took place in Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties.

Out of the 150+ active builders in the area last month, the top three for total new permits on file with HBW are as follows:

#1 Swimming Pool Contractors
#2 A & G Concrete Pools
#3 Champion Pools & Spas

 

Tampa

In Tampa, there were 410 pool starts with a total value of nearly $19.5M on file last month.  The average value of new pool construction was $47,247, and more than 60% of all new permitting activity took place in Hillsborough and Pasco counties.

Out of the approximately 115 active builders on file for the month, the top three for total new permits are as follows:

#1 Tampa Bay Pools Inc.
#2 Olympus Pools
#3 Challenger Pools

 

Orlando

In Orlando, there were nearly 400 new pool permits with a total construction value in excess of $17M added to the HBW database.  The average value of construction in the area was $43,381, and the highest concentration of new permits originated from Orange and Osceola counties.

Out of the 80+ active builders on file for the month, the top three for total new permits are as follows:

#1 All Seasons
#2 American Pools & Spas
#3 Bobs Pool Service Inc

 

Jacksonville

Last month, there were close to 250 pool starts with a total value in excess of $11M in the Jacksonville area.  The average value of construction was $45,532, and 65% of all new construction could be found in the counties of Duval and St. Johns.

Out of the 80+ active pool builders in the area, the top three for total new permits for the one-month period are as follows:

#1 Pools by John Clarkson
#2 Blue Haven Pools
#3 Surfside Pools & Spas

 

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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