• New Building Permits – Benchmark Regions


    Housing / New Building Permits

    The number of permits issued for new privately owned residential construction is an excellent indicator of growth and economic vitality. After years of declining building permits that began in 2006, Pittsburgh’s trend has slowly improved. From 2011 to 2013, building permits increased by 1,649 units. The following year, permits declined by 373. However, the latest... More


  • New Building Permits – Pittsburgh Counties


    Housing / New Building Permits

    The number of permits issued for new privately owned residential construction is an excellent indicator of growth and economic vitality. Similar to the Pittsburgh region, Allegheny County experienced an increase of 303 new building permits from 2012 to 2013. The latest 2014 data reveal an increase of 540 new permits compared to 2013. More