Oakville reports $79 million in ICI building permits in first quarter


Ontario Construction News staff writer

The City of Oakville says that it issued $79,363,548 in industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) building permits in the firs three months of 2019.

“Major building permit activity in the first quarter of 2019 took the form of new institutional and commercial developments, and interior alterations for existing company growth,” Invest Oakville said.

“Oakville continued to experience new office development. The latest building in the IQ Centre on Iroquois Shore Road will bring 45,000 sq. ft. of new office space to Oakville.

“Interior demolition of the former Sears building at Oakville Place is underway for GoodLife Fitness, Pet Smart and Buy Buy Baby. OE Banquet and Conference Centre on South Service Road is expanding their existing banquet hall facilities.

“Burloak Technologies is expanding the footprint of their building on South Service Road to accommodate rapid growth. Ford Motor Company continues to invest in operations in Oakville with improvements on The Canadian Road.:

In detail, there were 86 ICI permits issued, as follows:

Q1 2019 Building Permit Data

  # of Permits Construction Values
Commercial 78 $24,709,928
Industrial 5 $6,128,120
Institutional 8 $49,525,500



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