Texas Top Home Builders – April 2019

An HBW Report on new residential construction permits and leading home builders in Texas for the month of April 2019

Last month, there were more than 7,600 housing starts with a total construction value in excess of $1.8 billion in the Lone Star State.  For the purpose of the HBW monthly report, four major metro areas were reviewed: Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio.  Out of the hundreds of active home builders on file with HBW for the month of April, D.R. Horton continued to rank as the #1 home builder for total new residential construction permits on file (~770 permits), leading three out of the four Texas metro areas reviewed.

Here is a closer look at the new construction activity and leading home builders by area:

Houston

Houston ranked #1 for total new permits on file with HBW, as there were approximately 3,315 new permits with a total construction value of $660 million.  The average value of new construction was lowest in Houston, coming in at $199k for the one-month period.

Out of the more than 410 active home builders in the area last month, the following ranked as the top five for total new permits on file with HBW:

Builder Total Permits
D.R. Horton 274
Camillo Properties 226
Lennar Homes 216
K Hovnanian Homes 198
Legend Homes 149

 

Dallas

The Dallas area ranked second for total housing starts while holding the highest average value of new construction.  Last month, there were 2,500 new permits with a total construction value in excess of $745.5 million added to the HBW database for Dallas, and the average value of new construction was on the higher end of the spectrum at approximately $298k.

Out of the more than 370 active home builders on file for the month, the following ranked as the top five for total new permits:

Builder Total Permits
D.R. Horton 347
Lennar Homes 208
Pulte Homes 120
First Texas Homes 95
Beazer Homes 83

 

Austin

In Austin, there were 1,240 housing starts with a total construction value of approximately $319 million last month.  The average value of construction fell in the mid to high range at just over $257k.

Out of the 125 active builders in the area last month, the following ranked as the top five for total new permits on file with HBW:

Builder Total Permits
D.R. Horton 147
Pulte Homes 130
KB Homes 66
Taylor Morrison Homes 64
Pacesetter Homes 47

 

San Antonio

Last month, there were approximately 565 housing starts with a total construction value of $128.7 million in the San Antonio area.  The average value of new home construction (average value: $228k) was positioned in the low to mid-range in comparison to the other metro areas reviewed.

Out of the nearly 100 active home builders in the area last month, the following ranked as the top five for total new residential construction permits on file:

Builder Total Permits
Continental Homes of Texas 72
Lennar Homes 64
KB Homes 54
Bella Vista CMI 39
Pulte Homes 32

 

To gain more information on the builders, homeowners and permits for the construction activity above, check out HBW for your copy of the latest 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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