$82m worth of construction approved
June 24, 2019 3:00 pm
$82 million worth of construction was approved in the March quarter of this year, according to the Fiji Bureau of Statistics.
The Building Statistics report shows 422 building permits issued in the first three months of 2019. While this is a slight decrease from the same period in 2018, the value of work has increased by 15.6 percent.
The Central/Eastern Division made up the largest chunk of these building works at 65.6%. The construction includes commercial developments as well as private dwellings.
Meanwhile, 120 Completion Certificates were issued in the same period with a value of $27.8 million.