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Residential, industrial, public permits exceed last year’s values

April 12, 2018 1:33 PM
(Red Deer, Alberta)

All sectors but commercial exceeded building permit values last month compared to the same month in 2017.

Total permits for March were valued at $13.9 million, compared to $8 million in March of last year. Forty-eight residential permits valued at $3.4 million were issued last month, compared to 47 valued at $2.5 million last March. Industrial sector permits last month were valued at $1 million and public permits at $5.9 million – far exceeding the five-figure values for both sectors in March 2017.

Year-to-date building permits, valued at $60 million, remain double that of 2017. 

Notable permits for March include one valued at $5 million for Notre Dame Plaza at Lancaster and 30 Avenue, phase one of which is expected to include health and medical services. Other significant permits include a permit valued at $2 million for a new Union Tractor shop and office at 7850 79 Street; and a commercial complex at Thomlison Avenue, valued at $1.2 million. 

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

Value of building permits
  March 2018 March 2017 January - March 2018 January - March  2017
Permits Est. value Permits Est. value Permits Est. value Permits Est. value
Red Deer 65 $13,950,710 67 $8,059,821 204 $60,805,301 238 $29,402,130
Residential 48 $3,420,892 47 $2,498,331 129 $7,358,698 175 $11,745,007
Commercial 7 $3,557,728 16 $5,453,991 50 $24,895,969 44 $12,933,241
Industrial 4 $1,006,000 2 $15,000 11 $3,792,000 10 $3,227,705
Public 6 $5,966,090 2 $92,500 14 $24,758,634 9 $1,496,177

For more information, 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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