Texas Report: New Residential Construction – August 2017

Last week, we reviewed the latest on new swimming pool construction in Texas based on HBW’s construction permit reports.  This week, we have used the same reports for finding out where new residential construction is taking off in Texas.  Out … Continue reading

Texas Residential Construction 2nd Quarter Review

HBW Report: New Residential Construction Permits in Texas through Q2-2017 Through the first half of this year, Texas is ahead of 2016 in new residential construction.  With more than 36.2k housing starts on file with HBW this year, Texas has … Continue reading

Texas New Swimming Pool Construction Report – May 2017

A review and report on the latest swimming pool construction in Texas for the month of May. With the summer temperatures rising, so do the new swimming pool permits and leads with HBW.  In May, more than 800 new swimming … Continue reading

Texas Residential Construction from the Top

From top builders to top counties for housing starts, here’s a quick look at Texas residential construction for the month of May. May was an exceptional month for new residential construction in Texas.  Out of the four major metropolitan areas … Continue reading

Texas Home Builders Review – April 2017

Out of the nearly 5,500 housing starts in Texas last April, D.R. Horton remained at the top in the Lone Star State. During the month of April, the four major metro areas of Texas had a combined total of nearly … 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 Home Builders Spotlight – January 2017

Out of the four major metropolitan areas in Texas, D.R. Horton continued to lead the Lone Star State for housing starts in January. With nearly 4,500 new residential construction permits and more than $1B in total value on file for … Continue reading

HBW Report: Texas Residential Construction Update – January 2017

Texas is off to a steady start in residential construction with nearly 4,500 housing starts and more than $1B in total value at the start of the year. Although Texas did not experience the spike previously seen in December, new … Continue reading

HBW Report: Texas Residential Construction Year-End Review 2016

In Texas, while housing starts in 2016 were consistent with totals from the previous year, areas like Austin showed tremendous growth and have maintained an upward pattern over the last several years. The year-end reports are in, and with more … Continue reading