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Building permits up 3,6%

11/08/2022 16:34

A yearly increase of 3,6% was recorded in the period from January to May 2022 in the number of building permits. 

According to the Statistical Service, during the period January – May 2022, 3.272 building permits were issued compared to 3.157 in the corresponding period of the previous year, recording an increase of 3,6%. The total value of these permits decreased by 6,8% and the total area by 9,4%. The number of dwelling units recorded a decrease of 9,4%. 

The Statistical Service says that the number of building permits authorized by the municipal authorities and the district administration offices during May 2022 stood at 761.

The total value of these permits reached €248,0 million and the total area 224,8 thousand square metres. These building permits provide for the construction of 893 dwelling units, it adds.