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Lower Mainland-Southwest building permits dip in December

Total values for 2013 off five per cent from 2012, 2014 values look to commercial permits for lift

VANCOUVER, February 5, 2014 – Total building permit values in the Lower Mainland-Southwest region dropped 39 per cent in December 2013, and closed out 2013 down five per cent from total 2012 values, according to Vancouver Regional Construction Association’s analysis of today’s Statistics Canada Building Permit Report.

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Abbotsford building permit values down in December

Large jump in non-residential values not enough to offset residential drop to close out 2013

VANCOUVER, February 5, 2014 – Building permit values in Abbotsford slipped seven per cent in December 2013 from November 2013 (seasonally adjusted), with large gains in non-residential permits not enough to offset the drop in residential permits, according to Vancouver Regional Construction Association’s analysis of Statistics Canada Building Permit Report.

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Lower Mainland-Southwest building permits rise in November

Residential permits push total permits up, while non-residential values dip after strong October

VANCOUVER, January 9, 2014 – Total building permit values in the Lower Mainland-Southwest region rose 21 per cent in November 2013 from October 2013 on the strength of permit value increases in the residential sector, according to Vancouver Regional Construction Association’s analysis of today’s Statistics Canada Building Permit Report.

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Abbotsford building permit values jump in November

Non-residential and residential values rebound from September lows

VANCOUVER, January 9, 2014 – Building permit values in Abbotsford shot up 119 per cent in November 2013 from October 2013 (seasonally adjusted), with large gains in residential and moderate gains in public permits, according to Vancouver Regional Construction Association’s analysis of Statistics Canada Building Permit Report.

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Lower Mainland-Southwest building permits rise in October

Strength of non-residential permits push total permit values up

VANCOUVER, December 5, 2013 – Total building permit values in the Lower Mainland-Southwest region rose 12 per cent in October 2013 from September 2013, driven in large part by increases in the non-residential sector, according to Vancouver Regional Construction Association’s analysis of today’s Statistics Canada Building Permit Report.

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Abbotsford building permit values fall back in October

Declines in non-residential and residential after September values spike

VANCOUVER, December 5, 2013 – Building permit values in Abbotsford were down 55 per cent in October 2013 from September 2013, with declines across the board, according to Vancouver Regional Construction Association’s analysis of Statistics Canada Building Permit Report.

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Non-residential construction investment edges down in third quarter

Despite drop, 2013 year to date spending still ahead of 2012

VANCOUVER, October 17, 2013 – Non-residential construction investment spending in Metro Vancouver was down slightly from the second quarter of 2013, due to moderate drops in public and industrial spending, according to Vancouver Regional Construction Association’s analysis of Statistics Canada’s Investment in Non-Residential Building Construction report.

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Non-residential investment down in Abbotsford in third quarter

Public and industrial sector gains not enough to offset downtrend in commercial spending

VANCOUVER, October 17, 2013 – Non-residential construction investment in the Abbotsford CMA saw a decline in the third quarter of 2013, according to Vancouver Regional Construction Association’s analysis of Statistics Canada’s Investment in Non-Residential Building Construction report.

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Lower Mainland-Southwest building permits buck national trend with August gains

Commercial rebound and residential rise push regional permits up compared to nationwide drop

VANCOUVER, October 7, 2013 – Total building permit values in the Lower Mainland-Southwest region registered a 10 per cent gain in August 2013 from July 2013, according to Vancouver Regional Construction Association’s analysis of today’s Statistics Canada Building Permit Report.

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Abbotsford permit values edge up in August

Large drop in non-residential activity offset by surging residential values

VANCOUVER, October 7, 2013 – Building permit values in Abbotsford were up two per cent in August 2013 from July 2013, with a 165 per cent rise in residential permits offsetting an 86 per cent decline in non-residential permits, according to Vancouver Regional Construction Association’s analysis of Statistics Canada Building Permit Report.

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