An overview of new swimming pool construction permit data for Florida during the month of August
Based on HBW’s latest construction data reports, there were more than 3,475 new swimming pool construction permits with a total value of approximately $188.6 million on record for Florida last month; this reflects a 7 percent month-over-month increase in new swimming pool construction. Out of the five major regions reviewed (Southwest, Tampa, Orlando, Southeast, Jacksonville), the greatest volume of new pool construction activity could be found in the Southwest (1,293 permits), while the lowest level of new construction activity could be found in the Jacksonville area (280 permits).
When reviewing the reports to identify counties with the highest levels of new swimming pool construction, there were five counties that carried approximately 44 percent of all new construction activity statewide last month; all of the counties were in the southern region and are as follows:
- Lee County (southwest): 470 permits
- Palm Beach County (southeast): 289 permits
- Manatee County (southwest): 268 permits
- Collier County (southwest): 248 permits
- Miami-Dade (southeast): 238 permits
As far as the average value of new pool construction permits is concerned, the average value of new construction ranged from a high of $62,698 (Tampa) to a low of $48,943 (Southwest). Here is a closer look at the average value of new pool construction by region last month:
For 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.