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Investment Opportunities


In 2015, total building permit value in the Region increased by 0.1 per cent from the previous year. The total value of building permits issued ($1.5 billion) remained well above the 30-year historical average of $1.0 billion. The value of building permits in the residential sector increased from $966.7 million in 2014, to $1.2 billion in 2015. There were 3,700 building permits issued in 2015 for new residential units in Durham, compared to 2,845 units in 2014. The value of non-residential building permits issued in Durham was $326.6 million in 2015, compared to $557.1 million in 2014.

2014 Building Activity

2015 Building Activity

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