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 - May 9, 2017

In March 2017, Alberta municipalities issued $1.1 billion in building permits, up 9.8% from March 2016. Nationally, building permits increased 1.5% over the same time period. In Alberta, industrial permits saw an increase of 93.2%, while commercial building permits experienced a substantial decline (-33.2%).