City of Houston building permits set record in 2014City of Houston building permits set record in 2014https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=18922015-01-27T10:19:00Z2015-01-26T00:00:00Z

HOUSTON - Construction permitting in the City of Houston set a record in 2014, according to a report by the Greater Houston Partnership.

The City of Houston issued $8.7 billion in construction permits in 2014, a 41 percent increase over 2013 when $6.1 billion in permits were issued.

Nonresidential permits made up the highest value, growing 47.2 percent to $5.6 billion, while residential permits were up 30.9 percent to $3 billion.

Permit activity in December, however, was down slightly from the same month a year earlier. Residential permits slowed down the most, falling 17.4 percent to $214.1 million. In contrast, permits for non-residential construction was up 11.1 percent to $413.3 million.

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