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City of Houston building permits totaled $7.3 billion for the 12 months ending October ’19, up 15.9 percent from $6.3 billion for the same period in ’18, according to the latest data released by the city’s Public Works Department. Commercial permits rose 28.9 percent to $4.4 billion while residential permits increased 0.4 percent to $2.9 billion.
City building permits totaled $560.5 million in October ’19, up 10.9 percent from $505.4 million in October ’18. Commercial permit values totaled $387.6 million, up 18.3 percent from $327.7 million in ’18. Residential permits were $172.9 million, a decrease of 2.7 percent from $177.7 million in ’18.
Projects of note that were permitted in October:
Berina Suljic Cologlu
Patrick Jankowski, CERP
Senior Vice President, Research
City of Houston building permits totaled $560.5 million in October '19