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Summer of New Construction in the Twin Cities

New statistics from the Builders Association of the Twin Cities indicate home construction has picked up over the summer. After bottoming out at record lows in 2008 and 2009, builders and city planners are cautiously optimistic about the wave of new home construction that has been occuring over the summer. The Builders Associations reports that Blaine was the leader in the number of building permits issued for July with 28. Maple Grove was next with 26, followed by Woodbury with 17, Hugo had 14, and Shakopee approved 12. In July, the total number of units for each of those cities was Blaine with 28, then Maple Grove with 27, Woodbury was next with 25, Hugo produced 21, and Shakopee was the same at 12. For the entirety of 2010 through July, Maple Grove issued 160 permits, followed by Blaine with 153, Shakopee had 126, Woodbury a
Posted on 27 August 2010

Twin Cities July Building Activity

July residential building activity in the Twin Cities was down slightly compared to the same month last year, according to the Builders Association of the Twin Cities Twin Cities builders were granted 230 permits in July 2010, down from 238 in July 2009. The number of permitted housing units in the metro area also fell to 265, down from 269. July building activity was also down compared to June, when builders received 246 units for 341 housing units. Blaine led the Twin Cities area in building activity in July. The city had 28 units permitted. Builders like Norton Homes Inc. are constructing brand new homes in highly-demanded developments like Legacy Creek and
Posted on 13 August 2010