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Brantford’s construction activity remains strong

Today, the City released its June 2020 Report on Construction Activity demonstrating a construction value of $7.703 million for 139 issued permits. Increases were seen in the Commercial and Institutional and Government sectors.

The largest increase occurred in the Commercial sector of construction with 7 building permits issued for Commercial projects, with a total construction value of $0.717 million, compared to 6 building permits issued with a construction value of $0.309 million in June 2019.

A significant increase also occurred in the Institutional and Government sector of construction, with a total construction value of $0.277 million, compared to a total construction value of $0.030 million in June 2019.

The City’s year-to-date construction value of $151.272 million is  almost double last year’s total of $80.383 million for the same period. For the year, a total of 569 building permits have been issued in Brantford.

Quick Facts

  • A total of 139 building permits were issued in June, having a total construction value of $7.703 million.
  • A total of 16 building permits were issued for new single detached dwellings, which had a total construction value of $5.121 million.
  • A total of 108 building permits were issued for construction within the Residential (Accessory, Alterations, Additions) sector, having a total construction value of $1.407 million.

The full report will be posted on the City of Brantford's website.