Non-residential building permits climb in May in Lower Mainland-Southwest region

Industrial and public permits surge while residential permits drop, leading to modest total permit decline

VANCOUVER, July 8, 2013 – Total building permit values in the Lower Mainland-Southwest region declined eight per cent in May 2013 from April 2013 despite increases in industrial and public permit activity, according to Vancouver Regional Construction Association’s analysis of today’s Statistics Canada Building Permit Report.

Media release

Regional data