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Top 10 Markets for New Residential Construction


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Industry observers might be a little surprised about the strength of recent housing starts numbers. According to Builder magazine, data released in August shows that housing starts are up a whopping 15.4 percent. The greatest growth can be seen in housing markets that suffered the most during the economic downturn. Here are the current top 10 markets for new residential construction:

  1. Reno, Nevada
  2. Rio Grande Valley, Texas
  3. Southern California
  4. Atlanta, Georgia
  5. Chicago, Illinois
  6. Nashville, Tennessee
  7. St. George and Mesquite, Utah
  8. Sarasota and Bradenton, Florida
  9. Charlotte, North Carolina
  10. Naples and Fort Myers, Florida

As the economy and the housing industry continue to recover from the recent downturn, we look forward to seeing growth in housing starts and new construction. Click here to learn more about the recent trends in new residential construction.