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City of Houston building permits totaled $7.2 billion for the 12 months ending September ’19, up 16.1 percent from $6.2 billion for the same period in ’18, according to the latest data released by the city’s Public Works Department. Commercial permits rose 29.5 percent to $4.4 billion while residential permits increased 0.3 percent to $2.9 billion.
City building permits totaled $720.6 million in September ’19, up 37.5 percent from $524.0 million in September ’18. Commercial permit values totaled $364.7 million, up 19.7 percent from $304.7 million in ’18. Residential permits were $355.8 million, an increase of 62.3 percent from $219.3 million in ’18.
Projects of note that were permitted in September:
Elizabeth Balderrama, PCED
Patrick Jankowski, CERP
Senior Vice President, Research
City of Houston building permits totaled $720.6 million in September '19