Year-to-date and June building permit activity indicates a continuing recovery from last year’s decline.
Total permits issued in June reached $234.9 million, compared to $219.4 million in June 2015. This is still significantly lower than the June 2014 recorded permits at $273.8 million.
The total for the first half of this year is $1,168.7 million compared to $920.6 million through June 2015, a 26.9 per cent increase.
The largest permit in June at $36,760,606, was issued to Boma Building and Management Co. Ltd. to construct an eight-storey Fairfield Inn & Suites near the airport at 135 Thad Johnson Prv.
Other significant June permits include:
- $16,558,673: A new Costco warehouse at 4315 Strandherd Dr. (Barrhaven);
- $6,767,100: Interior alterations on the fourth floor of the Elisabeth Bruyere Residence at 75 Brueyere St.;
- $4,521,629: Construction of a three-storey, 35-unit apartment building at 948 Hunt Club Rd. (General contractor is VIP Construction);
- $3,333,029: Construction of a four storey, 16 unit apartment building at 340 Tribeca Pvt. (Valecraft).
There is also a $2,616,000 permit to construct the National Holocaust Monument at 85 Booth St., and a $2,421,197 permit (issued to PCL Constructors Canada Inc.) for a visitor welcome centre on Parliament Hill between the west and centre blocks.
See complete Ottawa permit data here:
Image: Rendering of National Holocaust Monument