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Commercial building doubles from last year

November 4, 2016 9:54 AM
(Red Deer, Alberta)

The number and value of building permits in the commercial sector doubled in October compared to the same month last year. Values were estimated at $3.6 million last month compared to $1.3 in October 2015, with commercial permits year-to-date valued at $55.9 million.

Several projects contributed to a strong October, including an addition to the Covenant Health Villa Marie on Carrington Drive, estimated at $1.9 million; an Elephant and Castle restaurant on Timberlands Drive, estimated at $279,000; First Red Deer Place tenant improvements, estimated at $240,000; and construction of a Domino’s Pizza in Lancaster, estimated at $195,000.

Residential, industrial and public sectors lagged in October.

Monthly permit statistics are available on The City’s website at: Red Deer Open Data Catalogue

Value of building permits
  October 2016 October 2015 January - October 2016 January - October 2015
  Permits Est. Value Permits Est. Value Permits Est. Value Permits Est. Value
Red Deer 80 $13,008,847 123 $58,414,362 909 $210,696,199 1210 $223,090,335
Residential 52 $3,398,171 98 $5,368,946 681 $37,006,930 966 $68,861,771
Commercial 27 $3,614,937 14 $1,338,916 163 $55,906,195 146 $28,550,865
Industrial 0 $0 8 $694,500 25 $5,449,175 73 $34,554,935
Public 1 $5,995,739 3 $51,012,000 40 $112,333,899 25 $91,122,764

For more information, please contact:

Angie Keibel
Development & Licensing Supervisor
The City of Red Deer
403-342-8191

Communications & Strategic Planning
The City of Red Deer
403-342-8147

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