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 - Nov 6, 2018

In September 2018, Alberta municipalities issued $1.0 billion in building permits, a decrease of 31.4% from September 2017. Nationally, building permits decreased 0.6% over the same time period. Residential permits decreased 21.4% year over year, while industrial increased by 32.7%, and commercial increased by 43.7%, over September 2017.