Housing Starts on the Rise in Atlanta

When it comes to residential construction in Atlanta, it just keeps getting better. In 2016, the metro Atlanta area experienced a 14% year-over-year increase in housing starts. Atlanta isn’t often referred to as “Hotlanta” just for the weather, nor for … 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

Florida Swimming Pool Construction Thrived in December

December was one of the top months for swimming pool construction in Florida, having experienced a 45% month-over-month increase. The month of December was a busy one for swimming pool construction in Florida.  From swimming pool builders leading each region … Continue reading

Florida Residential Construction Update – December 2016

Florida experienced more than a 55% month-over-month increase in new residential construction in December, resulting in nearly 4,300 new permits on file with HBW. Out of the approximately 4,300 new permits and $1.2B in construction value added to the HBW … Continue reading

Texas Residential Construction Hits a High Note in December

Despite the holidays and vacations of December, there wasn’t any time lost for residential construction in the Lone Star State. Texas residential construction received a great gift over the holiday season.  In December, the HBW database had an influx of … Continue reading

Industry Update: 2018 Energy Code

Although it’s constantly in progress and changes won’t be active for another year, here is a quick look at the latest on progress within the Energy Code. As you most likely already know, the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) is … Continue reading