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 - Oct 10, 2018

In August 2018, Alberta municipalities issued $1.07 billion in building permits, a decrease of 10.0% from August 2017. Nationally, building permits increased 4.3% over the same time period. Residential permits decreased 24.5% year over year, while industrial increased 7.4%, and commercial by 32.7%, over August 2017.