Texas Quarterly Review – Residential Construction Q1-2019

An HBW review of new residential construction permits in Texas during the first quarter of 2019 In the first quarter of this year, new residential construction permits in Texas were down by 8% in comparison to the same time last … Continue reading

Texas Annual Residential Construction Review – 2018

An HBW review of residential construction permits in the Lone Star State during 2018 In 2018, Texas maintained its upward trend in new residential construction, having demonstrated a 10% year-over-year increase in housing starts; this will make it the second … Continue reading

HBW Report: Texas Home Building through Q2-2018

HBW reports on residential construction permit data in Texas through the second quarter of 2018. This year has already been a year of gains for Texas.  According to a recent report by Bloomberg, the population of the Lone Star State … Continue reading

Texas Quarterly Residential Construction Report Q1-2017

In the first quarter of 2017, Texas was ahead of last year by 6% in new residential construction, and Houston is leading the way. This week is the week of quarterly reviews.  Most recently we explored the state of new … Continue reading

Texas Residential Construction Report – February 2017

New residential construction in Texas has been on the rise since the start of the year, as the Lone Star State experienced close to a 25% month-over-month increase in February. A new report by Fitch Ratings recently suggested that the … Continue reading

Texas Residential Construction Spikes in October

With close to 6,300 housing starts, Texas residential construction experienced a 25% month-over-month increase in October. Looking at the line graph above, new residential construction in Texas is clearly climbing, with October being one of the best months this year … Continue reading

The Highs and Lows of Texas Residential Construction – Third Quarter Report

Although Texas has experienced a 6% dip in new residential construction through Q3, areas like San Antonio and Austin are ahead of 2015 figures so far this year. When looking at the metropolitan areas of Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and … Continue reading

Texas Top Home Builders – March 2016

With nearly 5,000 new residential construction permits on file with HBW for March, Texas home builders continue to take on new projects in the face of the oil slump. Despite the oil and labor challenges, Texas home builders were responsible … Continue reading

Texas Residential Builders Report – November 2015

Home builders in Texas remained busy throughout November resulting in new permits added to the HBW database and a notable list of top builders throughout the Lone Star State. Look at any recent housing report, and you will find Texas … Continue reading

Texas New Residential Construction – 3rd Quarter Report

The latest HBW Building Activity Trend stats are in, and new residential construction is growing in parts of Texas. With the third quarter closing last month, we took a peek at the latest HBW permit activity for new residential construction.  In … Continue reading