Red Deer City Hall (Advocate file photo)

Permit values double in Red Deer

Building permits have doubled in value over the course of last year in the City of Red Deer.

So far in 2018, total permits have been valued at $46.7 million compared to $21.3 million last year at this time.

Commercial, industrial and public sector permits have been the strong leaders with permit values in February surpassing last February’s. But residential values have been lagging, states a city news release.

Notable permits for February include a permit valued at $3.5 million for a new car dealership at 6863 50 Avenue; a permit valued at $1.7 million for exterior renovations to the Centre 5010 at 5010 43 Street; and a $1.9 million permit for a new heat & power generator building at Red Deer College.

Monthly permit statistics are available on the city’s website at Red Deer Open Data Catalogue.



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