Quarterly Report: Atlanta Residential Construction Q2-2019

A review of new residential construction permit data from January 2019 through June 2019 Last year, metro Atlanta’s new residential construction market held steady, not having much movement in the direction of growth or slowing down.  Since the start of … Continue reading

Florida’s Top Three Counties for New Home Construction – November 2018

An HBW review of the Florida counties and regions with the greatest amount of new residential construction activity (housing starts) during the month of November 2018 As previously published on our blog last week (“Florida’s Top Home Builders – November … Continue reading

Swimming Pool Construction on the Rise in Orlando

HBW Florida Swimming Pool Construction Report – January 2017 In Florida, there is no shortage of swimming pools, and when it comes to new pool construction, Orlando was in the spotlight last month.  Out of the more than 1,675 swimming … Continue reading

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

Florida Residential Construction Review – April 2016

Out of more than 3,800 new permits in Florida that were added to the HBW database last month, approximately 27% were from the Orlando area. Opening the second quarter of 2016, Florida is looking good as the HBW database continues … Continue reading

Metro Atlanta – Quarterly Home Building Report

In the first quarter of 2016, the Metro Atlanta area is solid with a 32% increase in housing starts in comparison to Q1 2015.   Metro Atlanta is having a great start to 2016 when it comes to residential construction.  … Continue reading

Poor Water Quality Wrecks Florida Property Value

Red algae bloom threatens the coastlines of Lee and Collier counties, causing rental and investment revenue to plummet. A recent report by the Florida Realtors organization found that discolored coastal water can suppress property values and even force homeowners to … Continue reading

Mid-state Georgia Residential Sales Trending Upward

Last year’s consolidation of Macon and Bibb Counties hasn’t dampened the recovery of the residential real estate markets in the area. Houston County has also been experiencing a market resurgence. The gains aren’t enormous or flashy; rather they are the … Continue reading

Dallas’ Legacy West Mega-Development Breaks Ground Thursday

The Legacy West mega-development will break ground tomorrow, according to Steven Brown of the Dallas News. This greatly anticipated project, a collaboration between Karahan Companies and Columbus Realty Partners, will occupy 34 acres at the intersection of the Dallas North … Continue reading

Growth in Florida Home Starts for 2014 Despite Land Shortage

The home building rates in Palm Beach and Broward Counties have slowed to a crawl for lack of lots. According to HBWeekly’s market stats reports, Palm Beach County saw 2,132 starts on single-family homes, townhomes, and duplexes in 2014, a … Continue reading