Amarillo 2014 permits summed up in homes, business roofs Amarillo 2014 permits summed up in homes, business roofshttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=17672015-02-11T14:05:00Z2015-02-11T00:00:00Z

AMARILLO - If a year could be summed up by its statistics, for Amarillo, 2014 looked like what follows. Permits for home and business roofs accounted for almost 24 percent of the construction spending in Amarillo in 2014, proof that a record May 28 hailstorm continued to spur building.

The value of new commercial construction permits more than doubled in 2014 when compared to 2013, finishing the year at $177.5 million.

Amarillo Building Permit Summary
Category 2014 2013
Total projects permitted* 9,610 21,358
Total construction
value* (millions)
$530.3 $500.6
Single-family permits 425 471
Single-family construction
value (millions)
$115.4 $122.1
Commercial permits 122 199
Commercial construction
value (millions)
$177.5 $85

*Total represents all permit types

Source: City of Amarillo

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