Latest Figures: Building Permits, Mar 2010
The Statistical Service announces that the number of building permits authorized by the municipal authorities and the district administration offices during March 2010 stood at 966. The total value of these permits reached €287,4 million and the total area 317,0 thousand square metres. These building permits provide for the construction of 1758 dwelling units.
During the period January –March 2010, 2.398 building permits were issued, registering an increase of 10,0% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year. The total value of these permits increased by 11,1% and the total area by 9,1%. Τhe number of dwelling units recorded an increase of 4,1%.
Building permits constitute a leading indicator of future activity in the construction sector.
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