The value of local construction permits was up $82 million, year-over-year, in November, according to municipal records.
The city issued 750 permits with a combined value of $256.8 million, compared to 730 permits with a total value of $174.8 million a year earlier.
The construction of a 10-storey office building in Vanier boosted the value of November's permits by almost $30 million. Other notable deals include the construction of Algonquin College's student commons building, as well as a 12-storey apartment complex on Lisgar Street.
The top permits in November by value are:
1625 Vanier Pkwy.
Contractor: Boncon Building & Management
Description: Construct a 10-storey commercial office building (base building only).
Size: 25,428 square feet
Algonquin College student commons
(1385 Woodroffe Ave.)
Contractor: PCL Constructors Canada Inc.
Description: Construct a three-storey institutional building.
Size: 111,884 square feet
(300 Lisgar St.)
Contractor: Bassi Construction and Masonry Ltd.
Description: Construct a 12-storey apartment building.
Size: 161,012 square feet
(1172 Walkley Rd.)
Description: Construct a six-storey hotel, excluding parking structure (foundation and superstructure only).
Size: 102,069 square feet
(5357 Fernbank Rd.)
Description: Construct a one-storey commercial building (excavation and foundation only).
Size: 14,562 square feet
(6143 Perth St.)
Description: Construct a five-storey retirement residence.
Size: 103,843 square feet
Dymon Self Storage
(1554 Carling Ave.)
Contractor: Terlin Construction
Description: Construct a six-storey mixed-use office and storage building with parking garage in basement.
Size: 200,108 square feet