Florida Top Home Builders – June 2018

HBW reviews the latest residential permitting data and home builder activity for the month of June 2018.

While it wasn’t a record-breaking month for Florida home builders in June, there were more than 6,000 new residential construction permits with a total value of approximately $1.6B added to the HBW database last month.  Out of the five major regions reviewed (SW, SE, Tampa, Orlando, Jacksonville), the southwest region ranked #1 for total housing starts, having 1,453 new permits and a total construction value of $355M, and the Tampa area ranked second highest with 1,421 housing starts and more than $371M in total construction value for the one-month period.

The average value of residential construction statewide ranged from a low of $230k (Jacksonville) to the highest average value of $325k (Orlando), and while top builders varied by area, D.R. Horton and Lennar Homes were leading builders and ranked #1 in multiple regions throughout the Sunshine State.

Here’s a look at the top five builders by area for the month of June 2018:

Southwest Florida

In the southwest region of Florida, there were nearly 210 active builders with a total of 1,453 new residential construction permits on file for the month.  The top five builders for total new permits in June are as follows:

Builder Total Permits
Lennar Homes 263
D.R. Horton 191
Pulte Homes 151
Neal Communities of SW FL 102
Taylor Morrison 72

 

Tampa

In Tampa, there were nearly 200 active builders with a total of 1,421 new residential construction permits on file for the month.  The top five builders for total new permits in June are as follows:

Builder Total Permits
Lennar Homes 206
D.R. Horton 143
Pulte Homes 91
The Villages of Lake Sumter 90
M/I Homes 63

 

Orlando

In Orlando, there were more than 175 active builders with 1,235 new residential construction permits on file for the month.  The top five builders for total new permits in June are as follows:

Builder Total Permits
D.R. Horton 128
Meritage Homes 99
Taylor Morrison 65
Lennar Homes 61
M/I Homes 47

 

Jacksonville

In Jacksonville, there were 135 active builders with nearly 1,065 new residential construction permits on file for the month.  The top five builders for total new permits in June are as follows:

Builder Total Permits
D.R. Horton 187
Lennar Homes 70
K B Homes 68
American Classic Homes 68
Dream Finders Home LLC 58

 

Southeast Florida

In the southeast region of Florida, there were just over 160 active builders with approximately 840 new residential construction permits on file for the month.  The top five builders for total new permits in June are as follows:

Builder Total Permits
D.R. Horton 139
Lennar Homes 114
Pulte Homes 38
Minto Communities 32
Kolter Signature Homes 31

 

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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