Florida Top Home Builders – July 2018

An HBW report on the top ranked home builders for total new permits on file during the month of July 2018.

Florida Total New Residential Permits – July 2018

Last month, residential construction was on the rise in the Sunshine State.  Having experienced an 18% month-over-month increase in housing starts, there were nearly 7,100 total new permits added to the HBW database for the one-month period.  Out of the hundreds of home builders active throughout the state, Lennar Homes ranked #1 for total permits in four out of five regions reviewed, while D.R. Horton took top spot in Orlando.

Here is a closer look at new residential construction and the leading home builders by area for the month of July:

Southwest

Housing starts were up by a 17% month-over-month increase in the southwestern region of the Sunshine State last month.  Ranking #1 for total new permits out of all areas reviewed, there were just about 1,710 housing starts with a total construction value of nearly $412M in the southwest. Out of the 265 active home builders in the area, the following ranked as the top five for total new permits for the one-month period:

#1 – Lennar Homes

#2 – D.R. Horton

#3 – Pulte Homes

#4 – Neal Communities of SW FL

#5 – Taylor Morrison

Tampa

Not far behind the southwest, Tampa experienced a 20% month-over-month increase in residential construction, resulting in close to 1,700 housing starts with a total construction value of $480M for the month of July.  Out of the 225+ active home builders in the area last month, the top five for total permits on file are as follows:

#1 – Lennar Homes

#2 – D.R. Horton

#3 – Pulte Homes

#4 – M/I Homes

#5 – Taylor Morrison

Orlando

Last month, Orlando experienced a 27% month-over-month increase in housing starts, resulting in 1,578 new residential construction permits with a total value of $478M.  Out of the approximately 190 active builders in the area last month, the top five for total new permits for the one-month period are as follows:

#1 – D.R. Horton

#2 – Park Square Homes

#3 – Meritage Homes

#4 – Lennar Homes

#5 – Pulte Homes

Jacksonville

In Jacksonville, housing starts were up 19% in comparison to June.  During the month of July, there were more than 1,265 housing starts with a total construction value of approximately $292M added to the HBW database. Out of the 145+ active builders in the area, the top five for total permits on file are as follows:

#1 – Lennar Homes

#2 – D.R. Horton

#3 – Dream Finders Homes

#4 – KB Homes

#5 – David Weekley Homes

Southeast

This summer, housing starts in Southeast Florida have been consistent and steady, having no major monthly shifts in residential construction.  Last month, there were approximately 850 housing starts with a total construction value of nearly $238M. Out of the 190 active home builders in the area last month, the following took the top five spots for total housing starts on file:

#1 – Lennar Homes

#2 – D.R. Horton

#3 – Pulte Homes

#4 – Standard Pacific Homes

#5 – GL Homes

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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