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Pulse of the City: Building Permit Industries and Dates

The database “Permits.Records.2016” describes 571,963 building permit applications in the greater Boston area submitted between 2006 and 2016.  48 variables are recorded for each permit, including the name, city and state of the applicant, type of building, and more. 970 more words

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Pulse of the City: Variation in Building Permit Value and Industry

In my previous post I looked at counts of permit applications for major developments and local investments across block groups. For this assignment I wanted to uncover more about the value associated with the building permit applications because I thought it may provide more detail about how much change to the built environment is taking place in terms of value rather than amounts of permits. 1,277 more words

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Market News Briefing – Sept. 20th 2016 13:30 (GMT+1)

The number of building permits in the US decreased in August by 0.4% versus expectations of a rise of 2.5%.
The number of permits in August (annual calculation) was of 1.139 million versus a forecast of 1.170 million.

US

Telling a Data Story: Are Renters Benefiting from Local Investments and Major Developments?

Boston is notoriously known for some of the highest rental prices in the United States. People often wonder if the yearly price increases are arbitrary or if they are actually getting a better (i.e., newer, updated, etc.) unit. 1,755 more words

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Telling a Data Story: Boston Fireworks and Special Effects

Boston receives thousands of building permit applications each year.  These permit applications, collected by the Inspectional Services Department (ISD), can give us a glimpse into the many things occurring in city. 977 more words

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Telling a Data Story: Are Renters Benefiting from Local Investments and Major Developments?

Boston is notoriously known for some of the highest rental prices in the United States. People often wonder if the yearly price increases are arbitrary or if they are actually getting a better (i.e., newer, updated, etc.) unit. 1,757 more words

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Building permits plummet in Saskatchewan in July

Building permits in Saskatchewan took a sharp nosedive in July, plummeting more than 44 per cent to $157.8 million, largely due to lower institutional construction activity, Statistics Canada report Thursday. 419 more words

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