A review of permit data for new swimming pool construction in the Metro Atlanta area from January through September
Through the third quarter of this year, it appears that new swimming pool construction is slowing down in Atlanta. Every year, since 2017, the metro Atlanta area has exhibited a pattern of annual growth in swimming pool construction, but so far this year, that pattern appears to have slowed or taken a slight turn down.
Based on the latest HBW Swimming Pool Construction Activity Trend Reports for Metro Atlanta, there has been a 10 percent year-over-year decrease in new swimming pool construction (thru Q3), resulting in approximately 3,160 new permits on record through the third quarter of this year.
Out of the 24 counties that make up the metro Atlanta area, the following carried the greatest concentration of new swimming pool construction activity for the 9-month period:
- Fulton County (626 permits)
- Cobb County (336 permits)
- Gwinnett County (270 permits)
- Forsyth County (243 permits)
- Cherokee County (242 permits)
Although the metro Atlanta area’s new pool construction figures are on a low through the third quarter, there are a few areas that appear to be holding steady or have demonstrated some notable growth. In Coweta County, there has been a 5 percent year-over-year increase in new pool construction (thru Q3), resulting in nearly 210 new permits on record with HBW. In Walton County, new pool construction figures are climbing as there has been an 11 percent year-over-year increase in new permits, resulting in 127 new permits through Q3. And in Henry County, there has been a 29 percent year-over-year increase in new swimming pool construction, resulting in approximately 165 new permits on record with HBW.
Information utilized for the above listed figures for Metro Atlanta swimming pool construction was directly derived from HBW 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.