By Shonda Novak - American-Statesman Staff

http://www.mystatesman.com/business/austin-area-home-starts-approach-record-level/vpDazQmJPOb0eBrKVyk0ZP/

"Builders started construction on 4,198 homes in the second quarter, a 31.7 percent increase from the same quarter in 2016, O’Grady said.

The peak for quarterly starts peak came in early 2006, when builders started construction on 4,387 homes in the Austin-area, Metrostudy figures show."