Florida Residential Construction Review – August 2017

Out of the 5,400 Florida housing starts in August, Orlando was a leading area for new construction. Over 5,400 housing starts with a total value in excess of $1.5B were added to the HBW database for Florida last month.  While … 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

Orlando Ranks #1 for Housing Starts in January

HBW Florida Residential Construction Report for January 2017 In Florida, new residential construction has held solid at the start of the year with nearly 4,300 housing starts and approximately $1.2B in construction value on file with HBW for the month … Continue reading

Florida Housing Starts Hit a High in 2016

Last year, Florida experienced a 13% year-over-year increase in housing starts, resulting in more than 64,000 residential construction permits on file with HBW. Across the Sunshine State, new residential construction was booming in 2016, making it the best year for … Continue reading

Residential Construction in Florida Holding Steady in Summer

With nearly 4,400 housing starts last month, residential construction in Florida has been consistent in June and July. Last month, we reviewed the state of Florida’s residential construction in June as well as through the first half of the year.  … Continue reading

Growth in Florida Residential Construction through Q2

Through the second quarter of this year, residential construction in NE Florida reflects year-over-year growth of 30%, and Central Florida leads for total housing starts. It’s no secret that real estate is hot in Florida.  South Florida was recently ranked the … Continue reading

Florida Residential Construction Report – June 2016

Out of the 4,400 new residential construction permits on file for Florida with HBW last month, Tampa and Orlando took the lead for the most housing starts in June. Although we have consistently seen the Orlando area leading in new … 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

Florida Quarterly Residential Construction Review – First Quarter 2016

More than 15,700 housing starts are on file with HBW for Florida, reflecting a 34% increase in new residential construction in comparison to the first quarter of last year. A recent article in U.S. News highlighted the top 20 most … Continue reading

Florida New Residential Construction Report – February 2016

New residential construction in Florida had a boost last month with a 19% increase in activity in comparison to January. Florida has gained some forward momentum since the start of the year.  With nearly 4,800 housing starts on file with HBW … Continue reading