DFW Home Construction Up 19 Percent

DALLAS (Dallas Business Journal) – New home construction is up in Dallas-Fort Worth, signaling a strong housing recovery in the area.

According to Residential Strategies Inc. the Metroplex had 4,538 housing starts during the second quarter, a 19 percent jump from the 3,804 starts during second quarter 2011.

Ted Wilson of Residential Strategies said the growth has been concentrated in the northern suburbs and in higher price brackets.

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