Texas Report: New Residential Construction – August 2017

Texas Total New Resid. Permits – 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 of the more than 6,000 new residential construction permits and $1.5B in total value for the month of August, Dallas held the highest total new permits and the highest average value of construction for the month.

Here is a closer look at new residential construction across the four major metro areas (Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio) of Texas during the month of August:

Dallas

Total Permits: 2,426

Average Value of Construction: $294k

Top County: Collin (1,016 permits)

Total # of Active Builders: 242

Top Builders for Total Permits:

1. DR Horton
2. Pulte Homes
3. Megatel Homes

 

Houston

Total Permits: 2,322

Average Value of Construction: $205k

Top County: Harris (1,255 permits)

Total # of Active Builders: 277

Top Builders for Total Permits:

1. Lennar Homes
2. DR Horton
3. Perry Homes

 

Austin

Total Permits: 757

Average Value of Construction: $256k

Top County: Travis (531 permits)

Total # of Active Builders: 115

Top Builders for Total Permits:

1. KB Homes
2. Meritage Homes
3. DR Horton

 

San Antonio

Total Permits: 556

Average Value of Construction: $231k

Top County: Bexar (259 permits)

Total # of Active Builders: 132

Top Builders for Total Permits:

1. Continental Homes
2. KB Homes
3. LGI Homes

 

Information utilized for Texas residential 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.

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