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Building permit values slow in March

April 2, 2019 8:49 AM
(Red Deer, Alberta)

Building permits slowed down in March dropping from an estimated $13 million in March 2018 to $4 million last month.

Year-to-date building permits have dropped in value from the first three months of 2018, but the total number of permits has increased slightly. Commercial permit values took a strong leap over last year; however public permit values have dropped significantly from last year.

Notable permits for March include renovations and alterations to retail spaces at Bower Mall and storm lift station upgrades at 6611 - 67 Street and 5907 - 50 Avenue.

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

Value of building permits
  March 2019 March 2018 January–March 2019 January–March 2018
Permits Est. value Permits Est. value Permits Est. value Permits Est. value
Red Deer 61 $4,222,137 65 $13,979,529 217 45,018,737 204 $60,834,120
Residential 36 $1,867,296 48 $3,420,892 103 $5,739,368 128 $7,353,457
Commercial 15 $1,150,500 7 $3,586,547 90 $35,825,142 51 $24,930,029
Industrial 5 $1,008,076 4 $1,006,000 15 $2,653,961 11 $3,792,000
Public 5 $196,265 6 $5,966,090 9 800,266 14 $24,758,634

For more information, please contact:

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

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