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Regina sees higher value of commercial sector building permits

The value of commercial and institutional construction projects is on the rise in Regina.

In March 2018, there were 25 commercial and institutional permits issued, including permits for alteration work, for a combined value of $21 million. 188 more words


Beware opportunists taking advantage of hail damage

By Brian Binford, Planning & Development Services Building Official

Weather-rated calamities seem to bring out the best in most folks. We saw that up close when Hurricane Harvey devastated the Texas coast last summer. 203 more words

Public Communications

Who Should Get the Initial Permits Required to Start Construction?

The owner of the project — the person desiring the construction — is generally required to obtain the preliminary construction permits necessary to begin the work. 75 more words

Law 101 Series

Mahogany leads residential permit applications

Demand for new homes picked up in Calgary last month, with a community on the southeast end of the city again leading the way.

Home builders submitted 353 residential building permit applications in February, says the City of Calgary’s planning and development department. 181 more words

New Homes

Command Systems

There is an article in the latest NZ Architects’ magazine arguing that the new government’s house building ambitions will be sabotaged by the local body permitting system, which in the writer’s opinion, has become a regulatory penal system. 630 more words

2018 Housing Market To Stay Strong

The Mortgage Corner

Total existing-home sales1, https://www.nar.realtor/existing-home-sales, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, increased 1.1 percent in 2017 to a 5.51 million sales pace and surpassed 2016 (5.45 million) as the highest since 2006 (6.48 million). 540 more words

Weekly Financial News

Required Permits

Clients will often ask if their project requires a permit, they will tell me other contractors they have spoken with tell them no.  There are many reasons these contractors don’t want to obtain a permit, but it never benefits the client not to get one.  431 more words

General Contractor