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Value of building permits up significantly in 2018 compared to 2017

January 7, 2019 10:43 AM
(Red Deer, Alberta)

The number of permits issued in 2018 decreased slightly over the year before, but values were significantly higher.

Last year, 1,068 permits were issued for a value of $233 million, compared to 1,205 permits valued at $152 million in 2017.

Commercial building permits made a stronger showing in 2018, with 231 permits issued for a value of $115 million, compared to 213 permits valued at $65 million the year before.

Significant projects for 2018 included expansions at the Bower Mall and Westerner Park, the building of a new Westpark Middle School, and the modernization of St. Patrick’s Community School.

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

Value of building permits
  December 2018 December 2017 January - December 2018 January - December 2017
  Permits Est. Value Permits Est. Value Permits Est. Value Permits Est. Value
Red Deer 59 $11,442,868 65 $4,726,314

1068

$233,812,606 1205 $152,862,725
Residential 38 $1,789,173 53 $2,884,073 723 $35,192,673 885 $50,401,046
Commercial 13 $9,458,265 9 $528,498 231 $115,633,350 213 $65,970,976
Industrial 5 $91,000 1 $86,000 70 $27,451,911 48 $17,055,619
Public 3 $104,430 2 $1,227,743 44 $55,534,672 59 $19,435,084

For more information, please contact:          

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

 

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