Construction intentions in the month of April hit a five-year high in 2013, according to municipal records.
The total value of construction permits issued by the city was $200.61 million, up from $115.81 million a year earlier. That’s the highest figure in at least five years.
The number of issued permits declined to 694 from 807 in April 2012.
This month’s permits were related to construction of new retail at Lansdowne Park, a condominium project in Little Italy and a federal government office building.
The top permits by value were:
(1015 Bank St.)
Description: Construct the superstructure and foundation only for a three-storey retail building
Mastercraft Starwood Soho Champagne condominium
(125 Hickory St.)
Description: Construct an 18-storey, 160-unit residential building with five levels of underground parking (Soho 1)
Claridge retirement home project
(200 Lockhart Ave.)
Contractor: Claridge Homes
Description: Construct an eight-storey retirement residence
Federal government office building
(90 Elgin St.)
Contractor: Ron Engineering and Construction
Description: Interior alterations on floors 11 to 17 and P3-P1 in a 17-storey office building
Hunt Club Flats by Claridge Homes
(3249 Conroy Rd.)
Contractor: Claridge Homes (Conroy Inc.)
Description: Construct a four-storey, 24-unit condominium building with underground parking
(1125 Colonel By Dr.)
Description: Construct a three-storey addition on top of a portion of an existing five-storey building
307 De Niverville Priv.
Contractor: M Sullivan and Son Ltd.
Description: Construct a one-storey institutional building (30th Field Regiment)
2260 Walkley Rd.
Description: Interior alterations on the first and second floors of a two-storey office building