HBW Report: New Home Construction in Florida – October 2020

A review of permit data for new residential construction in Florida during the month of October 2020 Based on the latest HBW construction data reports, there were approximately 7,275 housing starts with a total construction value of nearly $1.96 billion … Continue reading

Florida Top Home Builders Report – October 2018

An HBW report on new residential construction permitting activity and the leading builders by region during the month of October 2018 During the month of October, Lennar Homes and D.R. Horton were jockeying for position throughout the Sunshine State as … Continue reading

Florida Residential Construction Up 14% in 2017

HBW report on Florida housing starts in 2017 Since 2014, Florida has been experiencing a steady and healthy climb in new residential construction.  Last year, the Sunshine State had a 14% year-over-year increase in housing starts, resulting in nearly 73,000 … Continue reading

Florida Residential Construction Update – October 2017

In Florida, permit data for more than 5,800 housing starts were added to HBW’s database last month.  Out of the five major regions (Orlando, Tampa, SW, SE and Jacksonville) reviewed, Orlando ranked #1 and highest for total housing starts (1,470 … Continue reading

Lee County Commercial Building Permits Soar

According to HBW’s building activity report for Lee County, a surge in massive commercial projects boosted the economy of Lee County last year. The total value of Lee County construction permits jumped 84% to nearly %1 billion.  In 2103, the … Continue reading

Construction Begins on the Sonoma at Fiddler’s Creek

Because they’ve been keeping up with the latest residential building permit activity in Southern Florida, HBW subscribers already know that Lennar Corp. has begun construction on its new Sonoma Village of the Fiddler’s Creek community in Naples. Located on Collier … Continue reading