A review of permit data for new swimming pool construction in Texas during the month of February 2022
Last month, there were more than 960 new swimming pool construction permits with a total value of approximately $54.4 million added to the HBW database for Texas. Out of the four major metro areas reviewed (Dallas, Austin, Houston, San Antonio), Dallas (466 permits) carried nearly half of all new construction activity for the one-month period, while Houston held the highest average value of new pool construction (average value: $73,359).
Here is a closer look at the total permits, leading counties, and average value of new swimming pool construction in each of the four major metro areas of Texas during the month of February:
As noted above, Dallas ranked #1 for new swimming pool construction last month, having 466 new permits with a total construction value of more than $24 million added to the HBW database. The average value of construction landed mid-range (average value: $52,098) in comparison to other Texas areas reviewed, and the counties with the highest concentration of new pool construction activity included Collin (120 permits) and Dallas (119 permits).
In Houston, there were more than 250 new swimming pool construction permits with a total value in excess of $18.4 million on record with HBW for the month of February. As previously mentioned, the average value of construction was highest in Houston (average value: $73,359) in comparison to other metro areas reviewed, and more than 60 percent of all new construction took place in Harris County (158 permits).
In Austin, there were approximately 160 new pool permits with a total construction value of nearly $8.7 million last month. The average value of new pool construction projects was $54,833, and the majority of all new permits originated from Travis County where there were 120 new permits on record for the one-month period.
Last month, San Antonio had the lowest amount of new pool construction activity on record in comparison to other regions reviewed, having 86 new permits with a total construction value of approximately $3.1 million. Additionally, the area carried the lowest average value of construction (average value: $35,573), and nearly all new pool permits originated from Bexar County (61 permits).
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