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City of Houston building permits totaled $7.7 billion for the 12 months ending August ’22, up $1.6 billion (25.6 percent) from $6.1 billion issued over the same period in ’21, according to the latest data from the city’s Public Works Department.
Construction inside the city continues to surge. Through August, the city has issued permits for:
As with many other industries, construction continues to suffer from materials and labor shortages and escalating prices for both.
Prepared by Greater Houston Partnership Research Division
Patrick Jankowski, CERP
Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, Research
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