Florida Residential Construction Q2 Review

Through the second quarter of this year, Florida has experienced a 13% year-over-year increase in housing starts. We are just halfway through the year, and Florida is already on target for having the best year for total housing starts in … Continue reading

HBW Report: Florida New Residential Construction – June 2017

Out of the nearly 5,000 housing starts in Florida last month, Orlando jumped one spot since May to lead the state for total new permits on file with HBW.  Out of the hundreds of active builders last month, D.R. Horton … Continue reading

Florida New Residential Construction At-A-Glance (May 2017)

With a month-over-month increase of 25%, Florida residential construction saw spikes in all regions across the state during the month of May. While all of us expect to see fireworks this holiday weekend, not everyone was planning for the fireworks … Continue reading

Florida Residential Construction Quarterly Review

With more than 16,700 housing starts in the first quarter of 2017, Florida residential construction is 6% ahead of 2016. Florida’s population is rapidly growing, and over the last five years, the demand for new residential construction has grown with … Continue reading

Tampa Maintains Lead in Florida Residential Construction – March 2017

HBW Report: A monthly overview of Florida’s new residential construction permitting activity in March 2017. Out of the more than 4,600 new residential construction permits on file with HBW last month, Tampa came out on top with close to 1,200 … Continue reading

Tampa Leads New Residential Construction in February

HBW Monthly Report: Florida New Residential Construction Update, February 2017 While Orlando was leading Florida for new residential construction in January, Tampa has been bustling and came out on top in February.  While every major region in Florida, with the … Continue reading

Swimming Pool Construction on the Rise in Orlando

HBW Florida Swimming Pool Construction Report – January 2017 In Florida, there is no shortage of swimming pools, and when it comes to new pool construction, Orlando was in the spotlight last month.  Out of the more than 1,675 swimming … Continue reading

Orlando Ranks #1 for Housing Starts in January

HBW Florida Residential Construction Report for January 2017 In Florida, new residential construction has held solid at the start of the year with nearly 4,300 housing starts and approximately $1.2B in construction value on file with HBW for the month … Continue reading

Florida Housing Starts Hit a High in 2016

Last year, Florida experienced a 13% year-over-year increase in housing starts, resulting in more than 64,000 residential construction permits on file with HBW. Across the Sunshine State, new residential construction was booming in 2016, making it the best year for … Continue reading

Florida Residential Construction Update – December 2016

Florida experienced more than a 55% month-over-month increase in new residential construction in December, resulting in nearly 4,300 new permits on file with HBW. Out of the approximately 4,300 new permits and $1.2B in construction value added to the HBW … Continue reading