Brownsville building permits hit $163M FY 2014Brownsville building permits hit $163M FY 2014https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=26762014-10-27T10:24:00Z2014-10-27T00:00:00Z

BROWNSVILLE - The value of fiscal year 2014 building permits, ending in September, was $162.7 million compared to $155.6 million in 2013, according to Evaristo Gamez, Director of the Brownsville Building Permitting Department.

The value of new residential construction permits for fiscal year 2014 was more than $54 million. For new commercial construction, it was almost $76 million.

Permits for September 2014 totaled $16 million, double the number for September 2013. August 2014 was a good month as well, with $29 million in permit valuation compared to $21 million in August 2013.

Permit valuation is a based on a number of factors, including estimated construction cost, square footage and type of project.

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