Texas Residential Construction – October 2023

Last month, there were more than 7,280 new residential construction permits with a total construction value of nearly $2.2 billion added to the HBW database for the Lone Star State. Out of the four major Metro areas included in the report (Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio), the greatest concentration of new home construction activity could be found in the Houston area (3,158 permits), while the highest average value of new residential construction projects could be found in Austin (average value: $347,779).

Here is a detailed look at the total permits, average value of construction and leading counties for new residential construction in Texas during the month of October 2023:


Total Permits: 3,158

Total Construction Value: $842 million

Average Value of Construction: $266,630

Leading Counties (based on total new permits):  Harris County (1,471 permits), Montgomery County (1,090 permits)


Total Permits: 2,794

Total Construction Value: $931.3 million

Average Value of Construction: $333,306

Leading Counties (based on total new permits): Collin County (948 permits), Tarrant County (616 permits)

San Antonio

Total Permits: 738

Total Construction Value: $177 million

Average Value of Construction: $239,338

Leading County (based on total new permits): Bexar County (459 permits)


Total Permits: 592

Total Construction Value: $206 million

Average Value of Construction: $347,779

Leading County (based on total new permits): Travis County (279 permits)

To gain more information on the builders, homeowners and permits for the construction activity above, check out HBW for your copy of the latest 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.

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