Building permits increase in September

Building permits increase in September

Building permits increase in September The value of building permits issued in September was 12.7 per cent higher in September following a drop of almost a third the previous month. Ontario led the way with non-residential permits up 23.9 per cent; Quebec and Nova Scotia are also higher; but Alberta saw a sharp decline, particularly in the condo market, along with lower figures for Newfoundland and Labrador. Multi-family units saw gains of 10.8 per cent after a 28 per cent drop in August; single-family dwellings rose 2.5 per cent following a 2.3 per cent drop in August.