Residential construction growth

Housing demand has helped diversify the type of homes being built in Airdrie. The demand for multi-family housing has been strong and the market has responded with several new developments under construction.

 

Housing permits

Indicator 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

Housing permits

# of units

1,772 1,500 1,419 1,010 981

Source: City of Airdrie Building Inspections

 

Building permits issued for new units

Year Single Detached House Semi-detached
(duplex, townhouse)
Low & Medium Density Apartments Total
2010 814 179 0 993
2011 629 182 259 1,070
2012 750 314 456 1,520
2013 774 447 551 1,772
2014 793 338 369 1,500
2015 520 600 299 1,419
2016 433 395 182 1,010
2017 565 365 51 981

Source: City of Airdrie Building Inspections

Monthly and annual building statistics are published by the City of Airdrie Building Inspections department.

 

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