Save the Date: Industry Conventions and Expos

A list of upcoming conventions and expos designed for construction professionals. Every quarter or so, we take time to review our calendars for upcoming industry events that may be of interest to our readers.  Although exhibiting in expos requires quite … Continue reading

Hot Spots for Florida Swimming Pools in February

Last month, a few areas of Florida were booming when it came to swimming pool starts.  Here’s a monthly view of the hot spots for new swimming pools in Florida. Out of the 1,730 new swimming pool permits and $75M … Continue reading

Texas Top Home Builders – February 2017

HBW Report: Texas top builders for total housing starts in February 2017. Earlier this month, we took a look at permitting activity and new residential construction across Texas in February. With the Lone Star State having experienced a month-over-month increase of … Continue reading

To Build Trust, You Must Be Real

Want to attract more customers?  Consider enriching your content and marketing materials with less bells and whistles and more authenticity. Although glossy brochures and high-quality images are appealing to the eye, when it comes to turning your HBW lead to … Continue reading

Florida Top Home Builders – February 2017

Out of the close to 4,700 housing starts last month, D.R. Horton and Lennar Homes were shining in the Sunshine State. Earlier this week, we took a look at housing starts on file throughout Florida in February, and with an … Continue reading

Tampa Leads New Residential Construction in February

HBW Monthly Report: Florida New Residential Construction Update, February 2017 While Orlando was leading Florida for new residential construction in January, Tampa has been bustling and came out on top in February.  While every major region in Florida, with the … Continue reading

Texas Residential Construction Report – February 2017

New residential construction in Texas has been on the rise since the start of the year, as the Lone Star State experienced close to a 25% month-over-month increase in February. A new report by Fitch Ratings recently suggested that the … Continue reading

Content Marketing for Contractors

A little content can go a long way when spreading the word about your business. As home builders and contractors running multiple construction projects, marketing your business can easily fall to the bottom of the priorities list.  With the myriad … Continue reading

5 Tech Tools for Home Builders

Tools for kicking your construction business up a notch in the technology department Socrates once stated that “the secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.”  As construction … Continue reading

Making Construction a Little Greener

A quick guide to green building certification programs Sustainable construction – It’s a growing industry that is slated to have a direct contribution to U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) that will reach $303.5 billion from 2015-2018. (Source: USGBC) While construction is … Continue reading