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Building permit values on the rise

August 3, 2018 1:22 PM
(Red Deer, Alberta)

Building permit applications picked up in July, with residential and commercial permits surpassing 2017 values.

Red Deer’s year-to-date building permits continued to rise in value, with average permit values nearly double those of 2017. So far this year, total permits have been valued at $108.2 million compared to $68.5 million last year at this time.

Notable permits for July include: a permit valued at $1.47 million for upgrades to the Glendale Pumping Station; a permit valued at $700,000 for a four-bay commercial building at 500-6702 Golden West Avenue; and a $533,758 permit to install solar panels on the roof of Sorensen Station.

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

Value of building permits
  July 2018 July 2017 January - July 2018 January - July 2017
Permits Est. value Permits Est. value Permits Est. value Permits Est. value
Red Deer 113 $9,116,245 132 $9,243,151 606 $108,174,931 722 $68,544,921
Residential 82 $3,995,186 94 $3,574,658 421 $19,614,803 529 $27,303,397
Commercial 19 $2,739,130 24 $2,205,985 126 $52,959,038 126 $26,992,292
Industrial 7 $1,955,556 6 $2,802,680 34 $10,154,097 28 $7,639,419
Public 5 $426,374 8 $659,828 25 $25,446,994 39 $6,609,813

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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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