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Houston nonresidential permits up 229 percent YOYHouston nonresidential permits up 229 percent YOYhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=78812013-03-22T12:09:00Z2013-03-22T09:00:00Z

HOUSTON - For the month of February, Houston issued $580.1 million in building permits, a 47.2 percent increase from the $394.1 million in permits issued in February 2012, according to the Greater Houston Partnership.

Residential permits decreased 5.3 percent, from $136.4 million in February 2012 to $129.1 million in February 2013. Year to date, residential permits are up 18.5 percent to $265.8 million in 2013 from $224.4 in 2012.

Nonresidential permits grew 75.0 percent, from $257.7 million in February 2012 to $451.0 million in February 2013. Year to date, nonresidential permits are up 51.0 percent to $794.1 million in 2013 from $526.0 in 2012.

City of Houston Permit Valuations
  Feb. 2013 Feb. 2012 Change
New nonresidential $276,494,719 $84,117,845 228.7%
New residential $114,701,131 $120,545,595 -4.8%
Total building permits* $580,120,148 $394,105,210 47.2%


*Total includes additions, alterations and conversions.

Greater Houston Partnership
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land
Mixed-Use
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