In the 1st quarter 2019, the number of building permits was 6.0 thousand, i.e. an increase of 10.7% compared to the same period of the previous year but slowing down vis-à-vis the 4th quarter 2018 (+28.1%). Building permits for new constructions increased by 11.7% and rehabilitation permits grew by 8.2%, both decelerating when compared to the growth rates recorded in the previous quarter (+28.8% and +22.2%, respectively). Completed buildings increased by 7.2% (+18.8% in the 4th quarter 2018) totalling 3.7 thousand buildings.
When compared to the previous quarter, the number of building permits increased by 6.0% (+5.0% in the 4th quarter 2018) and the number of completed buildings decreased by 8.2% (+4.8% in the 4th quarter 2018).