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Building Permit Delays Are Holding Back Supply

The Supply and Demand Quandary

New research from Trulia shows that in cities with little new home construction and where demand for housing is high, it also turns out that building permits take the longest length of time for approval. 461 more words


5 things: New multi-family development in Calgary

Demand for new multi-family housing in Calgary this year has been strongest on the city’s southeast side.

Four of the five busiest areas for permit applications to build multi-family homes over the first six months of 2016 belong to the quadrant, says the city’s planning and development department. 574 more words


Mahogany and Nolan Hill lead in single-family building permits

The two communities that led all of Calgary in demand for new single-family homes in 2015 continue to pace the city through the first six months of this year. 577 more words

New Homes

Building permits top $117M in June, boost YTD total past $300M

Two schools and a seniors’ housing complex helped push building permit values to $117.3 million in June, a more than fourfold increase over the $28.7 million in permits posted during the same period last year, according to the City of Regina’s monthly building permit report. 421 more words


Screened porches, a summer classic

Before air conditioning became widely available, screened porches were the sought-after place to escape summer heat. Ceiling fans circulated cooler air, wicker and wrought-iron furniture with plump cushions offered a welcome, and the rooms sometimes became a sleeping porch when indoor heat was at its most oppressive. 6 more words

Building Permits

A question that we are asked regularly is “Do I need a building permit for this building?” The simple answer is “Generally, yes”. And to get a permit for one of our structures, you need to have engineered drawings from us. 206 more words

Multi Shelter Solutions

Mike Holmes: How to control mould in your home, whether it’s visible or not

Mould can present a serious health issue and it can also eat away at building materials, insulation and support structures. Unfortunately, homes and the materials inside them can provide the right food source and the right conditions for mould to grow. 664 more words