The value of building permits rose in May, according to the City of Red Deer.
There were 111 permits approved worth $35 million last month, compared to 105 permits worth $11 million issued in May 2021.
Year-to-date building permit values remain higher in 2022, with current values of $78 million, up from $41.9 million last year.
Notable permits include:
- Building permits for a new Catholic Middle School (St. Lorenzo Ruiz) at 150 Kingston Drive, valued at approximately $22 million;
- Building permit for the renovation of the existing IGA grocery store at 3839 40th Avenue, valued at just over $1.5 million;
- Building permit for renovations to the ground floor of Alberta Health Services located at 4132-101 50 Ave., valued at $1.1 million;
- Building permits for the 800 Wing roof expansion at Red Deer Polytechnic at 100 College Blvd., valued at $1 million;
- Building permit for shipping, receiving and adding compressors at 4617 63 St. valued at $908,666.
Of the 111 permits in May 2022, 84 were residential, 17 were commercial, seven were utility and three were industrial. As of May 2021, 68 were residential, 31 were commercial, five were utility and one was industrial.
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