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, there were more than 600 new pool permits totaling more than $30.5M in construction value added to HBW’s database, and more new leads are being generated every day.
Here is a look at new pool construction activity in the four major metro areas of Dallas, Houston, Austin and San Antonio last month:
Out of the four major metro areas reviewed, Dallas had the highest concentration of new pool construction last month. More than 30% of all new pool construction took place in Collin County, and out of the 135 active builders in the area, Gold Medal Pools ranked #1 for total pool starts during the one-month period.
Total Permits: 340
Average Construction Value: $50,234
# of Active Builders: 135
Top County: Collin County (106 permits)
Top Builder (for total permits): Gold Medal Pools
While much of Houston is working through recovery and rebuilding in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, there is also new pool construction taking place with some Houston-area homeowners. In August, there were nearly 150 pool starts with an average value of approximately $51,500. Just about 60% of all new pool construction took place in Harris County where there were 84 starts during the one-month period.
Total Permits: 145
Average Construction Value: $51,497
# of Active Builders: 80
Top County: Harris County (84 permits)
Top Builder (for total permits): Platinum Pools
Austin ranked third for total pool starts having 65 new permits on file for August. The average value of construction was highest out of the four areas coming in at $56,005. The majority of all new construction took place in Travis County (56 permits).
Total Permits: 65
Average Construction Value: $56,005
# of Active Builders: 45
Top County: Travis County (56 permits)
Top Builder (for total permits): Aquatech, Inc.
San Antonio held both the lowest amount of new pool construction activity and the lowest average value of construction, having 52 permits and an average value of approximately $43,500 on file last month. Nearly all of the new pool permits originated from Bexar County (44 permits).
Total Permits: 52
Average Construction Value: $43,502
# of Active Builders: 22
Top County: Bexar County (44 permits)
Top Builder (for total permits): Keith Zars Pools
Information utilized for Texas swimming pool construction reports was directly derived from HBW 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.