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Monday | September 28 | 2020

Building permits for construction of 1.362 residential buildings in Bulgaria

In the second quarter of 2020, the municipal authorities in Bulgaria issued building permits for construction of 1.362 residential buildings with 5.928 dwellings and 823.615 sq. m gross building area, of 31 administrative buildings/offices with 18.328 sq. m gross building area and 935 other buildings with 427.613 sq. m gross building area.

As compared to the previous quarter the issued building permits for residential buildings increased by 0.8%, the gross building area – by 1.0%, while the number of their dwellings decreased by 6.2%.

The issued building permits of administrative buildings shown an increase by 40.9%, but their gross building area dropped by 71.4%.

The issued building permits for other buildings rose by 5.9%, while their gross building area fell by 9.4%.

As compared to the second quarter of 2019 the issued building permits for new residential buildings decreased by 14.4%, their dwellings – by 29.9% and the gross building area – by 23.6%.

The number of issued building permits of administrative buildings was no change, but their gross building area declined by 70.5%. The issued building permits for other buildings fell by 19.9% and their gross building area – by 27.4%.

The highest number of building permits for new residential buildings was issued in the following districts: Plovdiv – 244, Sofia (stolitsa) – 210, Varna – 145, Sofia – 113 and Burgas – 86.

Most dwellings are to be built in the districts: Sofia (stolitsa) – 1 843, Plovdiv – 1 109, Varna – 913, Kardzhali – 377 and Burgas – 340.

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