In March 2014, Home Builder Weekly (www.hbweekly.com) reported that there were 108 pool permits issued in Collier County and 149 pool permits in Lee County. In Florida, it is reported that 15% of the pool permits in March 2014 were in Collier & Lee Counties. This is a 1% increase from the previous month.
During the 1Q2014, swimming pool permits in Collier and Lee Counties increased 31% and 13%, respectively, from the same time in 2013.
Pool permits have increased approximately 27.5% in Florida when compared to March 2013.