Building Permits Up

summary

In the 2nd quarter of 2018, building permits increased by 19.1% in comparison with the same period of the previous year (+6.3% in the 1st quarter of 2018), corresponding to 5.6 thousand buildings. Building permits for new constructions increased by 20.0% (+7.8% in the 1st quarter 2018),) while the number of rehabilitation permits increased by 18.4% (-0.1% in the 1st quarter 2018). Completed buildings recorded a 17.9% increase (+15.7% in the 1st quarter of 2018) with a total of 3.6 thousand buildings.
When compared with the previous quarter, the number of building permits increased by 5.4% (+23.1% in the 1st quarter 2018) while the rate of change as regards completed buildings was +3.0% (+1.7% in the 1st quarter 2018).

From INE

13 September 2018