June 2017 News Archive

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Residential construction exceeds last year

June 9, 2017 10:33 AM
(Red Deer, Alberta)

UPDATE: From January to June 2017, Industrial and Public categories were overlooked in error due to a change in the method of reporting. Please visit this page for corrected numbers.

Residential building picked up in Red Deer last month, as residential permits were valued at $5.8 million in May, surpassing permit values of $3 million in May 2016.

Residential construction so far this year has exceeded the same period to date last year, with 348 residential permits valued at $20.2 million issued from January to May 2017, compared to 284 residential permits valued at $15.8 million issued for the same period in 2016.

Total values for all sectors of permits at $15 million last month exceeded total values of $13.6 last May.

Notable projects include a $6 million commercial building permit for the construction of a new Lowe’s home improvement store at Southpointe Junction, and a $650,000 permit for tennis court resurfacing and a retaining wall at 4501 47A Avenue.

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

Value of building permits
  May 2017 May2016 January - May 2017 January - May 2016
  Permits Est. Value Permits Est. Value Permits Est. Value Permits Est. Value
Red Deer 155 $15,022,931 103 $13,663,651 466 $49,083,026 376 $79,074,431
Residential 110 $5,838,536 88 $3,035,539 348 $20,210,036 284 $15,886,846
Commercial 45 $9,784,395 13 $10,315,116 118 $28,872,989 53 $29,743,823
Industrial 0 $0 2 $312,996 0 $0 23 $5,443,675
Public 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 16 $28,000,087

For more information, please contact: 

Erin Stuart
Inspections & Licensing Manager
The City of Red Deer
403-342-8192 

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

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