By Allison Butcher, MBA Senior Policy Analyst
Building Permits Up in Pierce County
Pierce County is experiencing an uptick in permit activity this year, unlike King and Snohomish counties where permits remain flat, or down compared to the same period last year. Specifically, single family permits are up 17 percent in Pierce County, while multifamily permits are up 93 percent through September.
The Builders’ Bulletin is intended to provide a convenient way to track housing in our market and includes information from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service, U.S. Census Bureau, Office of Financial Management and the Washington State Employment Security Department.