Residential Construction in Houston Tops $591 Million

by Peter Thomas Ricci

What were the busiest residential construction markets in November? We analyze the latest data to find out.


Residential construction in Houston maintained its towering stature in November, with construction in the Bayou City topping $591 million, according to the latest analysis from McGraw Hill Construction; excluding New York City, that’s the highest level of construction in the nation.

And we recently reported, Houston is not alone – residential construction in the U.S. has been doing quite well in recent months. How well? Try this: in November, construction spending vaulted to its highest mark in more than four years, and was up almost 25 percent year-over-year.

What construction markets across the country, though, are seeing the most activity? To find out, we combed through the aforementioned numbers from McGraw Hill Construction, and put together the following graphs:

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