City of Red Deer year-to-year building permits of doubled in the first two months of 2017.
This year, permits are currently valued at $46.7 million, which is more than double of last year which sat at $21.3 million.
Strong leaders include commercial, industrial and public sector permits, with residential values lagging behind
New permits include a permit valued at $3.5 million for a new car dealership, a $1.7 million permit for an exterior renovations business and a $1.9 million permit for a new heat and power generator at Red Deer College.
Monthly permit statistics can be found on the City’s website.