HBW Report: Texas Swimming Pool Construction Update – June 2018

HBW reports on the latest permitting data for new swimming pool construction activity in Texas.

Texas Swimming Pool Permits by Area – June 2018

During the month of June, Texas experienced a slight month-over-month decrease (-5%) in new swimming pool construction.  During the one-month period, there were nearly 720 new swimming pool permits with a total construction value of approximately $36M added to the HBW database.  Out of the four major metro areas reviewed (Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio), the Dallas area continued to lead for highest volume of new swimming pool permits (361 permits), while Houston moved in take top spot for highest average value of new pool construction (average construction value: $57,026).

Here is a closer look at the monthly new swimming pool construction activity for the month of June by metro area:

Dallas

Dallas was the only area to experience a spike in swimming pool starts; last month, there were just over 360 new pool permits with a total construction value of nearly $16.7M, reflecting an 8% month-over-month increase in new pool construction activity.  The average value of pool construction in the area was just over $46k, and the counties with the greatest concentration of swimming pool starts were Tarrant (107 permits), Dallas (86 permits) and Collin (86 permits).

Houston

Last month, the Houston area ranked second highest for total swimming pool starts.  In June, Houston experienced a 15% month-over-month decrease in new pool construction resulting in nearly 220 pool starts with a total construction value of approximately $12.5M. As previously mentioned, the average value of new pool construction was higher in Houston than other major areas reviewed coming in just above $57k.  More than half of all new construction took place in Harris County (139 permits).

Austin

New swimming pool construction in Austin has remained somewhat steady over the last couple of months.  Last month, there were 78 new swimming pool permits with a total value of nearly $4M added to the HBW database; this reflects a 5% month-over-month dip in new pool construction, but considering the total number of permits, it is a minor fluctuation.  The average value of construction was on the higher end of the spectrum (average value: $50.3k), and nearly all new pool construction took place in Travis County (64 permits).

San Antonio

Swimming pool construction figures for San Antonio reflect a 15% month-over-month decrease, resulting in 60 new pool permits with a total value of $2.6M on file for June.  The average value of construction was lowest in the San Antonio area at $43,866, and nearly all new pool construction took place in Bexar County (49 permits).

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