Video from the Allen County permitting news conference held this morning.
From the Allen County news release:
COVID Can’t Stop Building Growth in Allen County
Construction investment exceeds $1 billion for fourth consecutive year
(December 7, 2020) – The Allen County Board of Commissioners announced that building permit values have exceeded $1 billion for the fourth consecutive year. And commissioners believe that streak will continue into 2021 despite the pandemic.
According to the Allen County Building Department, the value of building permits issued from January 1 through December 3 of this year totaled $1.237 billion. Commercial permit values for that same period totaled $669 million, while residential permit values were at $568.4 million. The number of commercial and residential permits issued through December 3 total 29,345, compared with 30,133 during all of last year.
The rest of the news release can be read here.
Additional videos from the Allen County Board of Commissioners:
CountyLine: Land Banking in Allen County
CountyLine: COVID Can’t Stop Building Growth in Allen County