Building Permits

The value of construction intentions for buildings in the non-residential and residential sectors. The data are obtained from a monthly survey of Canadian municipalities.

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Building Permits ($ million)

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Building Permits ($ million)
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Building Permits ($ million)
TREND: INC DEC NO CHG POS NEG

Analysis

PUBLISHED - Mar 10, 2017

In January 2017, Alberta municipalities issued $1.2 billion in building permits, up 8.5% from January 2016. Nationally, building permits increased 17.1% over the same time period. In Alberta, institutional and governmental saw an increase of 216.9%, while all other building types experienced declines: residential (-2.5%), industrial (-25.0%), commercial (-15.1%).